Vienna, Virginia October 25,2011- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it wasrecognized as one of Washingtonian Magazine’s 50 GreatPlaces to Work in the Washington, D.C., area. NetApp received thishonor in the IT, Engineering, and Software category; it marks thesecond time that NetApp has made this distinguished biennial list.With the belief that people do business with people, NetApp putsemployees at the heart of company culture, driving a competitiveadvantage for NetApp and success for customers and partners aroundthe world.


News Facts


  • NetApp was selected based on high marks from employees oncriteria such as generous pay and benefits, challenging andinteresting work, great work/life balance, opportunities to learnand grow, financial stability, commitment to charity and community,and the recognition and respect given to employees. Success inthese areas is evidence that employees are dedicated to NetAppcompany values, making our customer promise to “Go further, faster”a reality.
  • This honor follows NetApp’s #5 ranking in the WashingtonBusiness Journal‘s “Best Places to Work” list in the greaterD.C. area for 2011.
  • NetApp currently holds top-15 outstanding rankings for similargreat-places-to-work awards in these locations around the globe:
    • Research Triangle Park, NC: #1
    • United Kingdom: #2
    • Canada: #2
    • Switzerland: #2
    • New York City: #2
    • Australia: #3
    • France: #4
    • Minnesota: #4
    • United States: #5
    • Netherlands: #5
    • Europe: #6
    • Japan: #8
    • Germany: #8
    • India: #10
    • Boston: #14
  • NetApp first opened its doors in the D.C. area in June 1999.Its sales teams in the Vienna, Virginia, office and the greaterD.C. area focus on customers in federal, state, and localgovernment; K-12 and higher education; as well as commercialentities in the Washington, D.C., area.
  • Today NetApp has 353 full and part-time employees in theregion.
  • Winners were chosen by a panel of editors and writers whoreviewed more than 200 companies and some 13,000 employee surveys.The final determinations relied heavily on the scores given by acompany’s employees.

Supporting Quotes


  • Mark Weber, president and general manager of the U.S.Public Sector, NetApp
    “The spirit and dedication of our employees embodies our cultureand provides an environment where innovation thrives. We arehonored to have this recognition by Washingtonian Magazineand consider it a great acknowledgement that our employees are theheart of our culture and are committed to pushing the boundaries ofwhat’s possible for our customers, our partners, andourselves.”

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