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NetApp's Cloud First Program

The NetApp Cloud First Partner Program supports companies that help customers implement architectures in public cloud environments that are from providers such as Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and IBM Bluemix.

This program offers vital business development resources to give you confidence in including NetApp® cloud suite technology as part of your cloud recommendations to your customers.

So why join?

Sales Tools and Technical Support

As a Cloud First partner you'll be granted access to selling and technical tools to help you identify and close more cloud business.


With Cloud First you'll have access to NetApp's extensive enterprise training resources for all public, private and hybrid cloud services and solutions.

Marketing Muscle

Cloud First gives you access to NetApp's extensive marketing engine. You'll be provided with tools and resources for success stories, campaigns, webinars, press releases and other co-marketing resources.

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Meet our Cloud First Consulting Partners

1901 Group

Our unique IT-as-a-service business model allows organizations to consume IT services in a transparent, high quality, and cost-effective manner. Organizations typically reduce IT infrastructure costs by 30-50% while increasing IT service performance when they utilize our model.


1CLOUDSTAR is one of the most innovative Cloud Consulting and Managed Service providers in Asia. Since the explosion and adoption around Cloud Computing, 1CLOUDSTAR has delivered migration and consulting services to a range of Multi National and Enterprise organisations across Asia that are moving into the Cloud based environment whether it be public, hybrid or private.

2nd Watch

2nd Watch is an APN Premier Consulting Partner providing managed cloud to enterprises. The company's subject matter experts, software-enabled services and cutting-edge solutions provide companies with tested, proven, and trusted solutions, allowing them to fully leverage the power of the public cloud.


Atea har samlet IT-bransjens mest dedikerte hjerter og raskeste hjerner. Våre medarbeidere brenner for å være med å bygge Norge med IT. Sammen tar vi personlig ansvar, og vi står på for å gjøre Atea til The Place to Be. Vi finnes over hele Norge og har kompetente medarbeidere innenfor alle områder av IT. Vi har spesialister som vet hva som kreves for å skape konkurransekraft innen eksportindustrien og oljesektoren, som vet hvordan IT kan bidra til å forbedre læringen i skolen, som vet hvordan lokale virksomheter kan vokse med IT, og spesialister som vil være med og skape helse og omsorg i verdensklasse. 


Attunix was founded on a simple and core principal – to deliver real and relevant business results for our clients. To be clear, this statement is less about what we do, and more about who we are.   It starts with individual accountability and is reinforced by a company culture that values the essence of what it means to serve – taking a vested interest in the challenges before us and taking responsibility to help achieve the desired outcomes.  

Business Links

At Business Links, our goal is to deliver infrastructure projects that exceed your expectations and that support the mission-critical work you do for your organizations. Product knowledge, hands-on experience and a firm commitment to your success are our core values and are the foundation of every task and project we deliver for you – whether we are providing trained staff to support your team, partnering with your vendors on a key infrastructure initiative, or leading the design and implementation of a technology solution to support your company’s business objectives.


As a leading digital transformation partner, we support you in making maximum use of technology and it for your business success. Together we design your business it so that your processes are optimally mapped and that they are available for every employee simply and smoothly. At the same time, we discover new business potential in your core business. From consulting, through implementation to support, we make everything from a single source – perfectly interlocked. Als Leading Digital Transformation Partner unterstützen wir Sie dabei, Technologie und IT für Ihren Geschäftserfolg maximal zu nutzen. Gemeinsam gestalten wir Ihre Unternehmens-IT so, dass Ihre Prozesse optimal abgebildet werden und sie für jeden Mitarbeiter einfach und reibungslos verfügbar ist. Gleichzeitig entdecken wir für Sie neue Businesspotenziale in Ihrem Kerngeschäft. Von der Beratung, über die Implementierung bis zum Support bilden wir alles aus einer Hand ab – perfekt verzahnt.


Take advantage of it sourcing from a single source: Our multi cloud portfolio ranges from hosted private cloud services from the German cloud data centers from CANCOM Pironet to on-Prem private cloud for your own datacenter. In addition, public cloud solutions are provided by the leading providers – as well as service and advice that we provide for you at our German locations. Profitieren Sie von IT-Sourcing aus einer Hand: Unser Multi Cloud-Portfolio reicht von Hosted Private Cloud Services aus den deutschen Cloud-Rechenzentren von CANCOM Pironet bis zur On-prem Private Cloud für Ihr eigenes Datacenter. Hinzu kommen Public-Cloud-Lösungen von den führenden Providern – sowie Service und Beratung, die wir an unseren deutschen Standorten für Sie erbringen.


-One-Stop Shop - Shop cloud subscriptions for fast quotes on top apps. -Simplified Management - Our managed services give you more time to focus on business outcomes, not maintenance. -Migration Assistance - Our cloud experts will help you design and deploy a cloud migration strategy that minimizes downtime.

Candid Partners

Candid Partners is a premier NetApp cloud partner helping customers leverage public clouds like AWS when considering cloud business and IT strategies.

Champion Solutions Group

The cloud opens up unique possibilities to help companies maximize uptime at a much lower cost. From customized consulting that ties the potential of cloud-based tools to your business goals, to recommending tools that will get the job done faster, Champion’s cloud experts begin with an assessment and determine where a customer’s computing environment is today—and then looks at where the business could be tomorrow with the right tools.


Cloubrid delivers a full set of cloud services based on NetApp’s Data Fabric technology that enables customers to freely move data in and out of the cloud or between clouds while at the same time offering AWS and Azure services at fixed prices without hassle.

CompuNet, Inc.

CompuNet, Inc. is a leading value-added reseller (VAR) and managed service provider for enterprise technology solutions, with 10 locations in the Western US and headquartered in Meridian, Idaho. Our approach is to understand our clients’ business needs, engineer IT solutions that precisely fit those needs, & deploy those solutions on time and on budget. We strive to create technology solutions that are a perfect fit with what you want to accomplish today and tomorrow. We call this engineering customer success.

Concerto Cloud Services

Concerto Cloud Services provides fully managed private, public and hybrid cloud solutions. A cloud pioneer, Concerto was built on a rich legacy of application expertise, innovation and a relentless pursuit of service excellence. Concerto is a trusted advisor to customers and partners seeking to make IT easier, manage risk and reduce operational challenges.

Concurrency, Inc.

Founded in 1989, Concurrency, Inc. is a professional services firm helping organizations throughout the Midwest realize Digital Transformation to achieve business results. Concurrency is a multiple-time Microsoft Partner of the Year winner and has been named to Redmond Channel Partner’s list of Microsoft’s Top 200 U.S. Partners and CRN’s Solution Provider 500 list.

Continental Resources

High Technology IT Solutions, Products, Services and Support From IT products and services to test equipment and OEM/embedded computer-controlled devices, Continental Resources (ConRes) provides high technology IT solutions and support to business, government and educational organizations. Combining 50 years of high tech know-how and financial stability, ConRes is a low-risk option for organizations seeking to strengthen the ROI on their technology investments.


Crayon are experts at optimising client ROI from complex technology. We are the global leader in software asset management (SAM), cloud and volume licensing and associated consulting services and are trusted advisers to many of the globe's leading organisations. Through our unique people, tools and systems we help optimise our client's technology estates within the new hybrid cloud world. The company has over 700 team mates, is head quartered in Oslo, Norway with offices around the world.


DARZ is a digital evolution provider. As a global platform for IT and technological innovation, the company acts as a full-service IT provider with its own high-security data center and also markets modular services in the Public and Private Cloud as well as Colocation. DARZ is the first company to develop a true hybrid cloud and is thus the decisive driver behind the concept of multi-cloud sourcing.

Data Solutions Group

Data Solutions Group is a leading AWS provider in Australia. We don’t just help businesses build cloud-based infrastructure. We are architects of real, and continuous, business change. With our support, our customers become agile, and are able to continually innovate, becoming masters of their own space. Our AWS cloud solutions are shaped around the needs of your business, creating stronger, faster, better systems that bring out the best in your organisation.


DataEndure helps companies build digital resilience so that their critical information assets are protected and available to the right people, at the right time. We take a holistic approach in architecting and delivering a data management and protection strategy designed to simplify enterprise environments and accomplish specific customer goals.


Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, EchoStor Technologies is a leading information technology provider of data center solutions and services. EchoStor Technologies partners with industry leading manufacturers to offer a full suite of advanced technology solutions focused on the entire lifecycle of customer data and infrastructure. Our expertise includes enterprise storage architecture and high availability, virtualization and consolidation, infrastructure optimization, storage and resource management, business continuity, cloud solutions, colocation and managed services, converged infrastructure and disaster recovery.

Enterprise Vision Technologies

Enterprise Vision Technologies is a value-added reseller of IT solutions and services. Founded in 2003, EVT Corporation provides the experience and expertise to find the right solution for your IT infrastructure. Our specialties include storage and data management, server and storage consolidation/migration services, project management, ITIL best practices in Service Management, and staffing services.


Since 1998, we’ve provided industry-leading consulting and services—helping clients derive real business value from their technology investments. We know that technology changes fast and that’s why we are always on top of breakthroughs in application and infrastructure architecture. Our business is to solve your challenges and bring your business measurable results. At the end of the day though, we are still in the people business. Technology is just one of our strategic tools, but our roots are grounded in the concept that worker success across an entire organization with well-built technology provides the most value.


GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE American: GSB) is a worldwide leader in the secure movement and integration of data. Through Globalscape’s powerful yet intuitive technology, organizations can accelerate their digital transformation and maximize their potential by unleashing the power of data. With more than 20 years of expertise, Globalscape’s data movement and integration software and services are trusted by over 13,000 customers in over 150 countries worldwide, including global enterprises, governments, and small and medium enterprises.

Highpoint Solutions

At our core, HighPoint is a service company. Founded in 1996, HighPoint’s technology offerings have evolved, but our commitment to growing longstanding relationships with our customers hasn’t. We understand that business value begins by developing relationships based on honesty, integrity, and trust; the core principals used to found the company.


HostedBizz is a Cloud Infrastructure as a Service provider for the IT Reseller channels and business. Our suite of hosted, business critical IT products and services remove the technical challenges and reduce the costs associated with infrastructure and application ownership. We provide public and private cloud infrastructure along with hosted applications and services including virtual servers, virtual desktops, data backup and disaster recovery solutions that easily scale with organizational needs.


Infiniti is California’s preeminent AWS Cloud storage partner for all California public sector customers. The California Department of Technology (CDT) recently awarded Infiniti as the sole provider of AWS Cloud storage through its Vendor Hosted Storage Solutions (VHSS) competitive bid process. In addition to the VHSS selection, Infiniti has an impressive list of California public sector AWS clients utilizing AWS storage capabilities.


Our Consulting Cloud Services aim to help organizations understand the implications of not only the technology aspects of your strategy, but most importantly, the people and process elements. Our approach is to partner with leading cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS),Equinix, Microsoft, Google, IBM SoftLayer, etc. to provide the unconstrained access to IT resources that organisations require to fulfill their objectives.

Insight Enterprises

Insight is a leader in providing smart, cutting-edge technology solutions for global organizations of all sizes. From developing unique strategies to delivering the products, services and expertise, we’ll help your business run more efficiently and modernize through Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™.

Integrated Archive Systems

Integrated Archive Systems (IAS) is a full-service solution integrator based in Palo Alto, CA with offices covering all of the West Coast.  We provide solutions and services to help you manage your data in an efficient, cost effective, and scalable fashion. We address all data management challenges from storage and protection to virtualization, cloud and networking. We pride ourselves on listening to our customers needs and meeting those requirements with best-of-breed technology solutions that best meet their budget and business objectives.

InterVision Systems

We Dare to be Different in Our Approach The InterVision Innovation Methodology is the disciplined approach we use to guide our clients from their current technology consumption model to a future state where innovative technology delivers optimized business results.

JHC Technology

JHC Technology is a Small Business headquartered in Waldorf, Md., with offices locations in Alexandria, Va., and Austin, Tx. Our primary focus is to offer customized solutions and IT consulting to our Commercial and Government Clients. Our experts have a broad experience delivering and managing Microsoft Enterprise applications, Cloud and Virtualization Solutions, and Mobilizing Enterprise data.


The Kumolus Cloud Management Platform enables organizations to gain access to cloud services to deliver IT agility while maintaining enterprise control.


MatrixMind stands for the most distinctive concept for Cloud integration. With our cloud Acceleration Platform © We bring every customer to the cloud and make information provision predictably, reliable, secure, cost-efficient and flexible. In any situation. MatrixMind staat voor het meest onderscheidende concept voor Cloud Integratie. Met ons Cloud Acceleration Platform © brengen wij iedere klant naar de Cloud en maken wij de informatievoorziening voorspelbaar, betrouwbaar, veilig, kostenefficiënt en flexibel. In elke situatie.


We are a software development partner with a 25-year track record of transforming our client's most important ideas into great software. We work alongside our client's staff, using our ConnectedDelivery® services to integrate core business systems with emerging technology and quickly deliver a strategic software platform. Our approach ensures that our clients are equipped to independently support their new platform for 10 or more years after we roll off. 


Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we help them harness technology advances, simplify IT complexity and optimize their environments today while enabling future applications, user experiences, and revenue models.

Pro Logic Computer Systems

Pro Logic Systems is a preeminent solutions and services provider that architects and delivers agile, efficient, and reliable data infrastructure solutions based on real world and hands-on experiences. Our strategy is simple, Pro Logic Systems assembled the strongest technical team with the innate ability to understand client needs. Pro Logic delivers services from a business perspective – allowing our resources to architect solutions that encompass our clients’ organizational needs. Pro Logic Systems streamlines and simplifies data and storage management environments; and designs more scalable and responsive solutions that reduce the time and costs to provision and manage IT resources. Recognized for our innovative approach, Pro Logic Systems brings ‘insights’ to our clients to help them best address the unprecedented challenges posed by the explosion of data in a virtual (and compliant) world.


Today, IT operations, availability, and security of mission critical data, are more important than ever. In addition, we see an ever-increasing importance of data to companies, government agencies and people in general in the near future. Our society depends on the world’s digital infrastructure to be in place, highly performant and secure. To assure your most critical assets are available at any time, location and at the required service level, the right level of proficiency is required to your organisation and users. We see this as one of the most important challenges organisations face.

Project Hosts

With more than 13 years of hosting and managed services expertise, Project Hosts is a recognized leader in delivering high performance, secure and compliant cloud-based solutions. Project Hosts is a cloud solutions provider that specializes in managing and securing Windows-and Linux based solutions in Azure.

REĀN Cloud

REĀN Cloud is a NetApp Cloud Partner, AWS Premier Consulting Partner and a Managed Service Provider, with deep experience in supporting enterprise IT infrastructures and applications in Hybrid environments.


Rackspace is a managed cloud company and NetApp partner, helping businesses with their cloud computing without the complexity and cost of managing it on their own. Rackspace engineers deliver specialized expertise, easy-to-use tools, and support for leading technologies developed by all major public cloud providers.


Red8, a division of Insight Investments, LLC, is the industry expert in architecting the software defined data center.  Many of America’s most influential corporations in a variety of industries, such as, automotive, aerospace, healthcare, manufacturing, media and entertainment, and professional services, turn to Red8 for highly secure, efficient and effective data center, server, storage and network virtualization solutions. Red8’s experienced team of technology professionals is the creative catalyst that turns future opportunities into real-world possibilities today


Developing a cloud strategy, moving applications to the cloud, and adopting the latest development processes is easier said than done. If your journey is just getting started or you simply want to accelerate your cloud adoption efforts, Redapt engineers are here to help. Our cloud advisory experts will build solutions that accelerate innovation, provide more business agility, and deliver cost efficiencies. Industry best practices and real-world experience influence every project with your unique needs in mind.


Our team brings a depth of experience in driving business and digital transformation through Cloud and Cloud-enabled solutions. Hence we understand that true innovation in Cloud is one that enables the business to become more AGILE to respond to the customer needs quickly. It needs to keep consumers in prime focus and achieve the rare product-market fit at the fastest pace possible.


SVA is one of Germany's leading systems integrators in the field of Datacenter Infrastructure. We link high-quality IT products from various manufacturers with the project know-how and the flexibility of SVA to achieve optimal solutions for our customers. SVA ist einer der führenden System-Integratoren Deutschlands im Bereich DataCenter-Infrastruktur. Wir verknüpfen hochwertige IT-Produkte verschiedener Hersteller mit dem Projekt-Know-how und der Flexibilität von SVA, um so optimale Lösungen für unsere Kunden zu erzielen.


Sirius is a national integrator of technology-based business solutions that span the enterprise, including the data center and lines of business. Built on products and services from the world’s top technology companies, Sirius solutions are installed, configured and supported by our dedicated teams of highly certified experts. Since its founding in 1980, Sirius has grown to be one of the largest IT solutions integrator in the U.S. Today, Sirius offers integrated, multivendor technology solutions that meet the requirements of the full range of organizations, from small businesses with fewer than 500 employees to large enterprises with thousands of employees and hundreds of locations.

Smartronix, Inc.

Smartronix, Inc. is a U.S. based, highly regarded information technology and engineering solutions provider specializing in Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Health IT, Network Operations, and Mission-Focused Engineering. In today's demanding and ever-changing technology and warfare landscapes, we continue to provide innovative and secure solutions through our in-depth experience in global and complex enterprise environments and our mission-critical engineering capabilities. Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Maryland, Smartronix has more than 11 operating offices with approximately 650 employees throughout the U.S. and at strategic locations worldwide.


With a unique combination of secure, reliable, and connected infrastructure solutions at the edge of the internet, TierPoint ( specializes in meeting enterprises where they are on their journey to IT transformation, helping them solve data storage, compute, and recovery challenges. TierPoint has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with over 5,000 clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of the largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with 40 world-class data centers in 20 markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s network of highly experienced IT professionals offer a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocation, disaster recovery, security, and other managed IT services.


As a Transformative IT Authority, Trace3 is the premier provider of IT solutions. We integrate IT products and services with insightful consultation in order to provide total transformation for both executives and organizations. Our elite engineers implement tomorrow’s systems and hardware to solve today’s most pressing IT problems, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients to protect and serve their interests.


TriNimbus is a leading AWS Consulting Partner heavily staffed with software engineers who have extensive experience and expertise in AWS architecture, deployment, optimization and management to improve your company's performance, scalability, operations and cost effectiveness in the cloud.


Wir führen durch den Cloud Jungle und finden gemeinsam das Cloud-Szenario, das Ihr Business wirklich nach vorne bringt – ob Private Cloud, Azure, AWS oder Hybrid Cloud. Denn Cloud muss passgenau funktionieren. Getreu unserem Motto: make IT unique! We pass through the cloud jungle and together find the cloud scenario, that really brings your business forward- whether private cloud, Azure, AWS or hybrid cloud. Because cloud must work accurately. True to our motto: make IT unique!


Delivering as-a-Service to Streamline IT: We clear the path to lT modernization, enabling organizations to better store, manage and analyze mission-critical data. ViON provides expert guidance every step of the way, from IT infrastructure, public, private and hybrid cloud to information security and advanced analytics.


WebHouse, at its core, is a data and cloud solutions company, with a focus on cyber security and operational intelligence. Via our partnership with innovators in back up and recovery, data management and IT infrastructure, we offer a robust suite of solutions for our commercial and federal clients. Understanding that security is paramount, we collaborate with pioneers in secure communication, data center security and asset management to provide comprehensive coverage for critical business operations. Specifically, Cloudscann, our proprietary operational intelligence tool, powers the full range of your security initiatives. Focusing on a virtual incident command center and mobile application integration,


Wirestorm’s elite technology operatives tackle serious challenges that impact the bottom line of organizations. Our worldwide specialists are battle-tested in business intelligence, big data, enterprise mobility applications, cloud computing, application development and technical staffing.

World Wide Technology

Founded in 1990, WWT has grown from a small product reseller into a technology solution provider with $10.4 billion in annual revenue and more than 4,600 employees. We serve the technology needs of large public and private organizations around the globe, including many of the world’s best-known brands.


At ePlus, we engineer transformative technology solutions for the most visionary companies in the world.

With expertise built upon the hard-won experience of our master architects, engineers, and consultants, we see our clients' horizons and craft sustainable IT roadmaps to get them there. Then we make it happen. This takes imagination, relentless client service, and the tenacity to enable our clients to achieve their visions.

From strategy to fulfillment to managed services, our engineering centric solutions enable our clients to realize what it means for technology to do more.

Meet our Cloud First Technology Partners


Aviatrix is a pioneer in Hybrid Cloud Networking, simplifying scaling in the cloud, enabling connectivity across a wide range of cloud architectures and delivering end-to-end network security. Our solution is built from the ground up for AWS, Azure, and Google based on a software-defined architecture that enables enterprises to realize the benefits of agility, scale, and mobility when deploying applications in the public, private, or hybrid cloud.


The Kumolus Cloud Management Platform enables organizations to gain access to cloud services to deliver IT agility while maintaining enterprise control.

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Concerto Cloud Services

Concerto Cloud Services

Concerto Cloud Services provides fully managed private, public, and hybrid cloud solutions.
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