According to the IDC Q1 2016 Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, NetApp is growing much faster than the all flash array market as a whole and has gained market share versus the competition.
The IDC further noted that NetApp all flash array revenue grew 238.2% year over year, 2.7 times faster than the market growth of 87.4% year over year. Additionally, NetApp moved to #2 from #4 in the tracker quarter over quarter, with 22.8% revenue market share, ahead of Pure, HPE, and IBM.
As of the end of its Q4FY2016, NetApp indicated that its all flash array business has grown to an annual net revenue run rate of more than $700 million, and that its All Flash FAS line has produced eight consecutive quarters of year over year triple digit unit growth.
“Flash solutions are changing the expectations and economics of enterprise IT,” said Gary de Menezes, country manager, NetApp South Africa. “NetApp offers the industry’s broadest all flash portfolio, allowing customers to move toward an all flash data center while still using what they’ve already deployed and leveraging the cloud. Our new Flash Advantage 3-4-5 Program makes flash even more affordable, efficient, and risk-free – and we guarantee it,” he concluded.