May 162012
 

I found this NetApp Buying Guide by Drew Robb at http://www.enterprisestorageforum.com/storage-hardware/netapp-storage-buyers-guide.html

No pricing in this article, just marketing info.

NetApp (formerly Network Appliance) is one of the big players in the world of storage hardware. It pioneered the network attached storage (NAS) market in the 1990s, and since that time it has been locked in an eternal struggle with EMC in several storage hardware markets. In particular, NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) is now a major advocate of unified storage.

“NetApp believes that storage will evolve from shared virtualized storage and scale-out NAS today to a unified architecture at scale, which means the ability of unified storage (SAN plus NAS) to work effectively without having an upper boundary on performance or capacity,” said David Hill, an analyst at Mesabi Group.

The company offers an extensive range of products that are arranged in four primary categories:

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 May 16, 2012  NetApp