Let’s Celebrate! – NetApp Annual Innovation Awards Recognizes Enterprise-Customer Excellence in Transformative IT

“Our visionary enterprise customers are successfully navigating through the most complex period in IT with the help of NetApp and our partners. We are proud to recognize their inspiring achievements that have resulted in transformative business changes in their organizations.” 

- Rob Salmon, President and Head of Go-to-Market Operations

Enterprise IT organizations are transforming operations to deliver more value to the businesses they underpin. This transformation is creating unprecedented amounts of complexity in enterprises as they evaluate technologies such as cloud, social, and big data analytics to achieve the success their businesses demand.url.jpg

To manage this complexity, enterprises turn to NetApp and other industry leaders to devise approaches, implement technologies, and provide service offerings that accommodate the immediate needs of business today and its needs in the future.

With its annual innovation awards, today NetApp recognizes winning enterprises that teamed with NetApp and its extended ecosystem of software, systems, and service partners to flourish in this time of complexity and to achieve success on their terms.

2014 NetApp Innovation Award Winners

  • Go Beyond—Symantec
  • Innovator of the YearAmericas—(ION Geophysical Corporation; Asia Pacific—ING Vysya Bank Limited; Europe Middle East and Africa—Orange Business Services; U.S. Public Sector—State of California Natural Resources Agency)
  • Pioneer—Boerse Stuttgart AG
  • Visionary Leadership—Qualcomm Incorporated

Tonight NetApp will honor the winners of the Innovation Awards program during a distinguished awards ceremony at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

NetApp thanks everyone who submitted achievements to the 2014 Innovation Awards program. Over 100 high-quality global nominations from more than two-dozen countries were submitted. Submissions were made by a wide range of industries and organizations, including enterprise service providers, healthcare, financial services, government, media and entertainment, energy, and education.