Global cloud-led, data-centric software company NetApp, has announced that it has achieved double-digit percentage growth, year-on-year, in the All-Flash Array (AFA) market segment in India , according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, Q2 2021 (September 2021 release). This performance elevated NetApp’s position from third to first, quarter-on-quarter, in the local AFA segment, with a market share of 30.1 per cent by vendor revenue. The company has retained its position as the second largest vendor by vendor revenue (tied), quarter-on-quarter, in the AFA segment for the APAC region, according to IDC.
Across the APAC region in Q2 2021, NetApp achieved 19.5 per cent and 15.1 per cent year-on-year growth for its AFA and Open Networked business segments, respectively, outpacing overall market growth.. This was driven by strong performance in markets such as India, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
“NetApp’s exceptional growth in the All-Flash Array segment in India in Q2 2021 is a validation of our vision and ability to innovate in the storage marketplace,” said Puneet Gupta, Managing Director, NetApp India Marketing and Services. “Our enterprise storage portfolio will continue to be a key part of our hybrid cloud and data fabric strategy, to meet organisations’ digital transformation needs and help them keep up with evolving business requirements. By continuing to provide market leading storage infrastructure and services that unlock the best of cloud and deliver the best cloud-like experiences on-premises, we enable enterprises to truly put their data to work – wherever and whenever they need it,” added Gupta.
Modern All-Flash Arrays by NetApp provide robust data services, integrated data protection, seamless scalability and new levels of performance. These software features, along with deep cloud and application integration, enable the provisioning of storage within minutes. By easily connecting to more public clouds, customers can enjoy both the advanced services and cost savings that they are looking for.
NetApp mostly recently expanded its strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), making it the first and only storage environment that is truly enabled for the hybrid cloud and natively integrated into each of the major public cloud providers. The company has also expanded its partnership with Microsoft to deliver digital workspaces on demand for the modern workforce.
The AFA segment refers to a network storage system that only supports all-flash media as persistent storage and is available under a unique stock keeping unit (SKU).
APAC refers to Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, excludes Mainland China