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NetApp Named a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays

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Company improves its position based on ability to execute and completeness of vision compared to the previous year

Sunnyvale, Calif

NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it has been recognized as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays, for the third year in a row, based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision. Additionally, the company improved its position compared to the previous year.

“We believe that our position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant validates our clarity of vision and recognizes NetApp’s ability to offer superior support to customers as they modernize their IT architecture with cloud-connected flash,” said Octavian Tanase, senior vice president, ONTAP, NetApp. “We're confident that we will continue to lead by empowering customers to transform their business with the industry’s leading flash solutions, designed to scale from edge to core to cloud.”

A Gartner Magic Quadrant is the culmination of research in a specific market, providing readers with a wide-angle view of the relative position of the market’s offerings. By applying a graphical treatment and a uniform set of evaluation criteria, Gartner Magic Quadrants assess vendors on their ability to execute and the completeness of their vision.

The NetApp® portfolio of cloud-connected, all-flash systems offers customers the performance, intelligence, and protection they need to modernize their IT architecture and drive digital transformation. The NetApp flash portfolio benefits customers with industry-leading applications performance, more efficient cloud-connected SAN, and integrated data protection across the hybrid cloud. Only NetApp offers guaranteed flash efficiency and performance, as well as the #1 data operating system for hybrid cloud and on-premises environments1.


  • Download a complimentary copy of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays here.
  • Learn more about new NetApp all-flash innovations.
  • Read our blog post here.

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays, Valdis Filks, John Monroe, Joseph Unsworth, Santhosh Rao, 23 July 2018.

1 Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, Q1 2018, June 5, 2018.

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About NetApp
NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. We provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with our partners, we empower global organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand customer touchpoints, foster greater innovation, and optimize their operations. For more information, visit #DataDriven

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