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NetApp's Cloud First Program

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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If you're an established Cloud Partner and interested in closing more deals with the premier data management and services leader in the industry, look no further.

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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.


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.

Candid Partners

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


-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.


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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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™.

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. 


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.


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.

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.


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.

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.


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!


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.

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.

Partner Success Stories



Automated DevOps and Cost Reduction Across Multiple Clouds


Introduction of integration to NetApp OnCommand Cloud Manager
Concerto Cloud Services

Concerto Cloud Services

Concerto Cloud Services provides fully managed private, public, and hybrid cloud solutions.
It's easy.

It's easy.

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