NetApp, Inc. , formerly Network Appliance, Inc., is a proprietary 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 and Michael Malcolm. At the time, its major competitor was Auspex. In 1994, NetApp received venture capital funding from Sequoia Capital. 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...
|Founders:||David Hitz, James Lau, Michael Malcolm|
|Legal structure:||Public company|
|Industries:||Computer, Computer Storage Device Manufacturing, Computer data storage|