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2016 Stratus Awards Names NetApp a Global Leader in Cloud Computing Storage Technology

NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it was awarded a 2016 Stratus Award by the Business Intelligence Group in its annual contest to identify the companies, products and people that are offering unique solutions that take advantage of cloud technologies.

NetApp provides software, systems, and services to help customers manage and store their data on-premises and in the cloud. It offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of all-flash arrays, providing customers with unrivaled scale, speed, and data services for the next-generation data center.

“Organizations today must be fast, global, mobile, social, digital, and on-demand,” said Brian Bakstran, acting chief marketing officer at NetApp. “NetApp helps customers simplify the process of managing and protecting their data across whatever IT consumption model they choose so they can achieve the best outcome for their business.”

“Congratulations to the entire NetApp team for helping accelerate adoption of the cloud and for working to make all of our lives a little richer,” said Russ Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “The cloud is dominating the technology industry and we do not see any markers for that trend not continuing.”

About NetApp
Leading organizations worldwide count on NetApp for software, systems and services to manage and store their data. Customers value our teamwork, expertise and passion for helping them succeed now and into the future. To learn more, visit

About Business Intelligence Group
The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry and business award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.


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