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NetApp, Inc.

October 10, 2011 08:00 ET

NetApp Ranked #1 Best Place to Work in Research Triangle Park Area by Triangle Business Journal

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2011) - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it ranks #1 on the Triangle Business Journal's annual "Best Places to Work" in Research Triangle Park (RTP) list for 2011. NetApp received this honor in the Giant Companies category, which includes companies of 1,000 employees or more; it marks the seventh time that NetApp has made this distinguished list and the third time it has been ranked #1.

News Facts

  • Winners were chosen based on an anonymous employee survey conducted by Quantum Market Research in which NetApp employees in Research Triangle Park gave the company high marks for its team-oriented work environment, exceptional people practices, strong executive leadership, and effective managerial relationships.
  • NetApp currently holds Top-15 outstanding rankings for similar great-places-to-work awards in these locations around the globe:
    • United Kingdom: #2
    • Canada: #2
    • Switzerland: #2
    • New York City: #2
    • Australia: #3
    • France: #4
    • Minnesota: #4
    • United States: #5
    • Netherlands: #5
    • Washington, DC: #5
    • Europe: #6
    • Japan: #8
    • Germany: #8
    • India: #10
    • Boston: #14
  • NetApp first opened its RTP location in 1999, and in 2005 expanded operations with the opening of the NetApp RTP Technology Center. NetApp continued its growth by unveiling the RTP Dynamic Data Center in 2009. The facility expands NetApp's engineering and development efforts in the region to create and improve storage efficiency and cloud-enabling technologies. The state-of-the-art data center's innovative design and construction have set the industry standard for energy efficiency. Recently, the center became the first data center to earn the Environmental Protection Agency's prestigious ENERGY STAR® certification.
  • Today NetApp has 1,330 full and part-time employees in the region. The RTP location includes a 24/7 global service and support center along with engineering and inside sales organizations.

Supporting Quotes

  • Denise Cox, senior vice president, Global Support, NetApp
    "Being selected by the Triangle Business Journal as one of the best places to work in the Research Triangle Park area is an incredible honor and truly validates NetApp's unique corporate culture and talented employees. In fact, it is the high caliber of our employees working in an environment where management has a down-to-earth style and individuals are encouraged to go above and beyond that drives NetApp's spirit of innovation."

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