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NetApp vs Western Digital

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NetApp
Based on 646 reviews.
Western Digital
Based on 5 reviews.
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Overview
NetApp, Inc., formerly Network Appliance, Inc., is an American computer storage and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It is a member of the NASDAQ-100. It was ranked on the Fortune 500 for the first time in 2012. NetApp was founded in 1992 by David Hitz, James Lau, It had its initial public offering in 1995. NetApp thrived in the internet bubble years of the mid 1990s to 2001, during which the company grew to $1 billion in annual revenue. After the bubble burst, NetApp's revenues quickly declined to $800 million in its fiscal year 2002. Since then, the company's revenues have steadily climbed.Western Digital Corporation is one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world. Western Digital Corporation has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital, initially a manufacturer of MOS test equipment. It rapidly became a speciality semiconductor maker, with start-up capital provided by several individual investors and industrial giant Emerson Electric Company. Around July 1971, it adopted its current name and soon introduced its first product, the WD1402A UART.
Sample Customers
NetApp OnCommand
Norfolk County Council, Yahoo Japan, Sheridan College, Citrix Systems, Avanade, Quasar Data Center, DG Khan Cement Co. Ltd.
NetApp OnCommand Insight
Société Générale, TechnologyOne
NetApp OnCommand Cloud Manager
RapidScale, Bank of Cyrus, Societe Generale, Denver Broncos
NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS)
Acibadem Healthcare Group, AmTrust Financial Services, Citrix Systems, DWD, Mantra Group
SolidFire
California Public Utilities Commission, RFA, 1&1, Ultimate Software , Endicia, ezVerify, MercadoLibre, Sungard Availability Services, ServInt, Elastx, Hosted Network, Colt, Crucial, iWeb, Datapipe, Databarracks
NetApp EF-Series All Flash Arrays
RP Data, Western Oregon University, Toei Animation
NetApp StorageGRID
ASE, DARZ GmbH
SanDisk InfiniFlash System
Nexenta
HGST Device Manager
Oracle
HGST Flash Software Suite
Flipkart, Gridstore
HGST ActiveScale
EPFL, Illumination Mac Guff
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
28%
Comms Service Provider
20%
Manufacturing Company
11%
Government
6%
Comms Service Provider
31%
Computer Software Company
21%
Manufacturing Company
8%
Government
4%
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