SUNNYVALE, Calif.-February 15, 2011- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced it is accepting nominations for the NetApp Innovation Awards, which recognize customers that have delivered innovation in IT with NetApp® products and solutions to drive greater efficiency and flexibility in their organizations. Award recipients will be chosen based on the positive, impactful, and successful business results they have achieved with NetApp, while demonstrating creativity and leadership in storage best practices.
- NetApp Innovation Award categories:
- One winner will be recognized in each of the following categories: Efficiency Innovation, Flexibility Innovation, and Visionary Leadership.
- One winner will be selected in each category by a third-party panel of judges consisting of distinguished representatives from global business and technology media.
- In addition to these categories, the top nominations from all categories will be judged in a special Innovator of the Year category, which will recognize one winner from the U.S. public sector and one winner from each of the following three global geographies: Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
- Nomination period: Companies can nominate themselves or be nominated by NetApp employees, channel, or technology partners; other companies; or colleagues through an online submission form. All nominations must be received by midnight Pacific Time on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, to be eligible for consideration.
- NetApp Innovation Award winners will receive the
- Two round-trip tickets to San Jose, California, and accommodations for two nights' stay to attend the awards events at NetApp, May 31, 2011-June 2, 2011
- A hand-crafted, prestigious award presented during an awards ceremony in San Jose
- An exclusive Innovation Awards Winner dinner with NetApp executives and other distinguished guests
- Public recognition and visibility in the industry
- For nomination forms and guidelines, visit www.netapp.com/innovationawards.
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