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NetApp Offers Guarantee

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- In an unprecedented announcement today, NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) offered customers a guarantee* that they will use 50% less storage in their virtual environments with NetApp compared to traditional storage. NetApp wants to assure customers who choose NetApp and leverage its unique storage-efficiency technologies that they will reduce their overall storage usage while improving performance.

“The pressure for cost reduction has led to the rapid adoption of storage-efficiency technologies such as thin provisioning, deduplication, RAID-DP®, and Snapshot™, which come standard on NetApp systems,” said Jay Kidd, chief marketing officer of NetApp. “Our customers are consistently realizing unprecedented space savings greater than 70% with these technologies in their virtual infrastructures. We’re so confident about our space-saving features that we are assuring customers they will use at least 50% less storage in their virtual desktop and server environments.”

NetApp Inc.