20 Most Promising NetApp Solution Providers - 2014

Enterprises across the sectors use storage software tools to improve the control and management of storage hardware devices and networks. These software products can pave the way for efficient data management, data storage, data security, data recovery, backup, and deduplication in the enterprise infrastructure. Organizations are increasingly investing in storage software because of the growing number of servers, branches, and data they need to manage.

According to Research and Markets analysts, the global storage software market will grow at a CAGR of 4.74 percent over the period 2013-2018. The same analysts also expect the global storage hardware market, which is just as important as the software, to grow at a CAGR of 12.21 percent over the 2013-2018 period. “One of the emerging trends in this market is imparting a different approach to data center architecture through hyperconverged infrastructures,” comments a Research and Markets analyst.

Amidst these developments, NetApp plays a prominent role in increasing the storage system efficiencies of enterprises. NetApp develops a plethora of revolutionary storage products that assist companies across the world store, manage, protect and retain valuable data. To help CIOs find the right NetApp Solution Provider for their enterprises, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, CMOs, VCs, analysts and the CIO Review editorial board has selected top players from over three hundred NetApp solution providers. The companies listed here demonstrate an ability to develop innovative technologies, methodologies, and outstanding customer service, while helping CIOs realign their IT strategy directly with that of the business.

In our selection, we looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the burning need for cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the complex NetApp landscape. We present to you CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising NetApp Solution Providers 2014.

Company Name

Company Description

Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions Provides products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.
Artisan Infrastructure Provides infrastructure on demand through a global network of more than 250 service providers.
Avnet Technology Provides enterprises with services that help develop IT solutions for their customers, in partnership with suppliers like NetApp.
Bear Data Solutions Provides high performance IT solutions and services including cloud computing, virtualization, unified communications to meet business requirements.
Bedrock Technology Builds practices around their technical expertise that help clients address challenges and bring their products to markets fast. Bedrock solutions are very intuitive, with hardware, configuration of software, a combination of the storage and server.
Catalogic Software Provides solutions for instant visibility of copy data or files in an environment and provides instant data access for Recovery, Disaster recovery, Tes/Dev, DevOps and Business Analytics.
Champion Solutions Group Provides deep expertise in areas like virtualization and cloud computing, data management and security, while delivering value through a five step methodology.
En Pointe Technologies Provides advise to thousands of IT departments in enterprises, government agencies, and educational institutions nationwide.
HOSTING Builds and operates high-performance clouds for missioncritical applications in partnership with NetApp.
Insight Enterprises Provides hardware, software ,and service solutions to business and government clients.
Integrated Archive Systems Provides best-of-breed technology solutions that help companies manage data in an efficient, cost effective, and scalable manner.
IP Pathways Provides solutions that reduce complexity within IT infrastructure by reducing data center footprint, consolidating data storage and management, simplifying virtualization, and optimizing application performance and security.
Logicalis Provides IT solutions and managed services with expertise in communications and collaboration, data centre and cloud services, and managed services.
LogicMonitor Provides automated IT performance monitoring platform that enables companies to easily and cost-effectively monitor their entire IT infrastructure stack.
Peer Software Develops data management solutions addressing the unique challenges related to file backup, replication, and collaboration in a WAN environment.
SLAIT Consulting Provides technology and tools in partnership with key vendors, that enable clients to deliver IT with greater performance at a reduced cost.
Softcat Provides software licensing, data centre infrastructure, networking and security solutions combined with design, support, and implementation services.
StratoGen Provides enterprise class infrastructure that enables organisations to go beyond the cloud computing hype to gain real business benefits in partnership with NetApp.
ViON Specializes in designing, delivering, and maintaining storage and server solutions to enterprise-wide data centers throughout the federal government, public sector, and commercial marketplaces.
Zumasys Provides custom cloud solutions that blend on-premises and cloud resources to support mission-critical applications.