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Xyratex Announces NetApp Win

HAVANT, U.K. -- Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq:XRTX), a leading provider of enterprise class data storage subsystems and storage process technology, today announced an OEM agreement with NetApp (Nasdaq:NTAP) to develop and supply general disk arrays for a variety of NetApp products.

“We are very proud to be NetApp’s supplier. This new agreement recognizes the value proposition provided by Xyratex through our product design expertise, system test services, and proven business model,” said Steve Barber, CEO of Xyratex.

This agreement builds on the successful implementation of disk arrays currently provided by Xyratex to NetApp and incorporated within NetApp’s industry leading storage hardware platforms.

“We are delighted to be able to continue our relationship with NetApp with this disk arrays announcement,” said Todd Gresham, executive vice president, Xyratex Networked Storage Solutions, “We will continue to focus on execution in our product technology and fulfillment service capability to support NetApp’s requirements.”

Xyratex Ltd.