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Hybrid cloud strategy to drive your automotive business forward

Whether your data lives on-prem or in the public cloud, partnering with NetApp will help your automotive business unlock the best of both

First came hybrid cars, now for hybrid clouds

A carefully considered hybrid multicloud strategy lets automakers move applications based on their different needs and environments. At NetApp, we help you leverage a combination of global private datacenters, edge systems in your manufacturing plants, and public clouds to optimize operations.

Done right, a cloud strategy can supercharge your digital transformation.

    • 74%

    • Cloud-related transformations that have failed to capture expected savings or business value 

    • 55%

    • Of enterprises will replace outdated operational models with cloud-centric ones by 2023

    • 30%

    • Of CIOs view cloud services and solutions as an essential investment opportunity

Accelerate your digital transformation

Cloud-based transformation is vital for automakers wanting to boost productivity, grow agility, and enhance scalability. It’s a journey that starts with us helping you modernize your IT infrastructure and core processes to free up resources. We then reallocate these resources to meet key business objectives like developing connected cars or improving the customer experience.


Become a smarter innovation champion

The rise of zero-emission, autonomous, and electric cars has automakers in innovation mode. Building cars with strong digital functionality attracts consumers, but requires advanced software development capabilities. This means automakers must change how they do things. NetApp helps you do that with a hybrid infrastructure that reduces complexity to promote adaptability and speed innovation.

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Take data mobility up a gear

All automakers need a standardized data architecture to help you realize new efficiencies and lower costs. A powerful data fabric, enabled by NetApp, gives you access to data-driven insights that predict customers’ future needs, generating new revenue streams and continuously improving the overall experience well beyond the point-of-sale.

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Prepare to optimize manufacturing agility

Auto development cycles are getting shorter, demand for customization is increasing, so your IT needs to be state-of-the-art to support Industry 4.0 developments. That’s why NetApp puts a robust technology backbone in place that helps your IT run flawlessly and ensures accessibility. This promotes effective quality control, safety measures, and manufacturing practices while securing your IP and customer data.

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Don’t just take our word for it 

From Ducati to Daimler, we’ve applied our cloud and data management solutions to help – and partner with – some of the world’s leading automakers. Here’s what they have to say about us.

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Engineering innovation is a Bosch hallmark. The infrastructure-as-code solution exemplifies smarter innovation by creating a continuous integration pipeline for developers. Bosch is expanding the solution so that 14,000 developers worldwide have access to the streamlined services.


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We need both on-prem and cloud to give us the flexibility with capacity and compute capability where we need it. NetApp was the obvious choice for helping us build a race fabric to be competitive.

Aston Martin

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NetApp has showed us the power of its comprehensive suite of solutions. The company has helped us capitalize on today’s business opportunities while we innovate for tomorrow.

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