IDC ranked NetApp® Data ONTAP® as the #1 Branded Storage Operating System (OS) within the open networked disk storage systems market*. IDC’s Branded Storage OS results measure the value of the worldwide external disk storage systems market by revenue and new capacity shipments based on the underlying storage operating system in use. Data ONTAP ranked #1 in both categories.
IDC is recognized as a leader in IT industry research, and this result is relevant for customers and their IT teams who are looking for non-subjective measures of the market acceptance of new products, and need to make significant investment decisions. This recognition from IDC further reinforces Data ONTAP’s position as the industry’s #1 branded storage OS.
*Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker 2013 Q3, December 2013 (Open Networked Disk Storage Systems revenue)