Top company by employee – 6 – NetApp – California US
- 7426 employees
Industry: Information Technology – Storage/Data Management
Ownership: Publicly quoted/held
Previous rank: 6
2011 revenue ($ millions): $6,233
What makes it so great?
Employees at the data storage company often get a chance to receive special recognition. Vice chairman Tom Mendoza asks managers to notify him when they “catch someone doing something right,” and then calls 10 to 20 employees every day to thank them.
NetApp creates innovative products—storage systems and software that help customers around the world store, manage, protect, and retain one of their most precious corporate assets: their data. We are recognized throughout the industry for continually pushing the limits of today’s technology so that our customers never have to choose between saving money and acquiring the capabilities they need to be successful.
We always find ways to enable our customers to do things they couldn’t do before at a speed they never thought possible. We partner with industry leaders to create the most efficient and cost-effective solutions optimized for their IT needs, and to deliver and support them worldwide. With our technologies, our customers are able to:
- Reduce their data center footprint by 50%
- Boost storage utilization by 200% and storage system performance by up to 400%
- Achieve up to 166% ROI as a result of data center transformation
We provide expert services and global support to maximize the value customers derive from our products and to keep our systems up and running. From our respected leaders to our global teams of employees and partners, we are united in one goal: helping our customers succeed.
Our operational philosophy and culture are defined by ourmodel-company vision: to deliver the best possible results for the communities we serve by embracing and living a set of shared core values: Trust and Integrity, Leadership, Simplicity, Adaptability, Teamwork and Synergy, Go Beyond, Get Things Done.
We attract and retain the industry’s best people and partners. The Great Place to Work Institute recently named NetApp #3 on its “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List 2012”-the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence, for the second year in a row. Being recognized in this way shows that NetApp is living its values and is creating a rewarding environment for employees. FORTUNE Magazine also ranked us #6 on their “100 Best Companies To Work For” list for 2013. Our customers and partners can feel the difference in the way we collaborate with them. When talented and inspired employees come together with a common purpose, great things happen for our customers, partners, and employees.
We have repeatedly earned a top spot on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the United States as well as top spots on “Best Companies to Work For” lists in locations around the world. We are proud to hire the world’s most talented and committed employees, who are dedicated to helping our customers, partners, employees, shareholders, and communities thrive.