Avanade is a global IT consultancy dedicated to using the Microsoft® platform to help enterprises achieve profitable growth. Through proven solutions that extend Microsoft products, Avanade helps enterprises increase revenue, reduce costs, and reinvest in innovation to gain competitive advantage. A joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, Avanade was formed to merge the strengths of both companies -- Accenture's consulting and Microsoft's technology expertise -- into a single company.
NetApp and Avanade's partnership started in 2005. Since that time Avanade continues to be advocates of NetApp® technology through the publication of white papers and other Avanade publications. Through test labs and customer wins, Avanade is able to demonstrate a successful complete story of Microsoft Avanade and NetApp technology to their clients.