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NetApp (NTAP) Company Profile

Updated Jun 19, 2020
NetApp has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:NetApp Inc.
Short Name:NetApp
Trading Ticker Symbol:NTAP
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:Sunnyvale, California
Primary Industry Sector:Technology
Seconday Sub-sector:Electronic Components
Main Business Areas: Technology, Electronic Components, Data Storage, NASDAQ, High Beta, S&P 500, Cloud Computing
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding NetApp stock

Market and Trading Information for NetApp

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of NetApp as of writing:
Current Share Price:$44.08
Previous Year's Closing Price:$62.25
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-29.19%
Market Cap:$9.78 billion
52-week Price Range:$34.66 - $65.38
Dividend Per Share:$1.84
EPS (TTM):3.52
Price-Earnings (Trailing):12.52
Price-Earnings (Forward):10.94

Company Profile and Business Description for NetApp

NetApp, Inc. (NetApp), incorporated on November 1, 2001, provides software, systems and services to manage and store customer data. The Company enables enterprises, service providers, governmental organizations, and partners to envision, deploy and evolve their information technology (IT) environments. The Company offers a portfolio of products and services that satisfy a range of customer workloads across different data types and deployment models. Its data management and storage offerings help manage business productivity, performance and profitability, while providing investment protection and asset utilization. The Company's FlexPod portfolio includes FlexPod Datacenter for core enterprise data centers and service providers, FlexPod Express for medium-sized businesses and branch offices, and FlexPod Select for data-intensive workloads. The portfolio is validated with hypervisors, operating systems, systems management tools, and cloud management platforms.

All Flash Arrays

The Company's All Flash Arrays include All Flash FAS, EF-Series, SolidFire and Hybrid Arrays. The Company's All Flash FAS is an all-flash system that supports data management across flash, disk and cloud resources. These systems are used for database, Video Device Interface (VDI) and server virtualization applications. The AFF series incorporates FlashEssentials software optimizations. FlashEssentials is included in the ONTAP operating system, which underpins the Data Fabric. AFF models can be ordered as standalone systems, and in FlexPod, as a converged infrastructure validated designs. Professional services, delivered by NetApp or its partners, help users identify those workloads that are served by all-flash systems. The NetApp EF560 systems allow customers to manage the user experience for customer-facing and decision-support systems and reduce their power, footprint and cooling requirements. NetApp SANtricity Plug-Ins for Microsoft, Oracle, Splunk and VMware provide a consolidated view of the NetApp EF-Series systems, enabling users to monitor and manage their NetApp EF-Series storage from the application.

The Company's SolidFire systems solve the challenges of resource allocation, management and application predictability at scale. The platform includes SolidFire SF Series hardware and Element OS software, which combine to enable flexible, independent scaling of both capacity and performance so customers can guarantee performance to various applications on a shared storage system. NetApp hybrid flash storage serves customers wanting the option to deploy the speed of flash storage where they need it while using more affordable hard disk drives (HDDs) to address capacity requirements. NetApp hybrid arrays include the FAS series of unified storage systems and the E-Series of block storage offerings.

Data Management Software

The Company's Data Management Software offerings include Data ONTAP Storage Operating System, SANtricity Storage Operating System and SolidFire Element Operating System. The Data ONTAP operating system software enables building a shared storage infrastructure and Data Fabric for various business applications, data storage and protection requirements. Customers use NetApp clustered Data ONTAP storage operating system as the foundation for data management across flash, disk and cloud storage resources. Customers can maintain control of their data across the hybrid cloud through features and data management tools, regardless of where their data resides. The NetApp SANtricity operating system allows customers to optimize performance on the fly, with adaptive caching algorithms to achieve high input/output operations per second (IOPS) and throughput. In addition, SANtricity Storage Manager offers an interface for administering E-Series storage systems. With SANtricity software, storage administrators can achieve performance and utilization of storage through configuration flexibility and custom performance tuning.

Object Storage Software

NetApp StorageGRID Webscale software allows organizations to store and manage massive amounts of data across the world, on premises and in the cloud. StorageGRID Webscale is a purpose-built, software-defined storage solution for archives, media repositories and Web data stores. The StorageGRID Webscale policy engine provides automated data placement across storage tiers, physical sites and hybrid clouds. It can be tuned according to customers' performance and availability requirements, and optimized for cost as data ages. Real-time auditing provides continuous and active monitoring for service-level agreement verification and reporting. NetApp enables support for Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) as a storage tier to StorageGRID Webscale, providing a scalable object storage solution for long-term archives.

Backup and Data Protection Solutions

The Company offers a range of products to protect customers' valuable data and applications. The Company offers the AltaVault, formerly SteelStore, cloud-integrated storage solutions and services, which provide customers with the ability to backup data to any cloud. AltaVault can send data to NetApp StorageGRID Webscale object storage software and various public and private object stores, providing private cloud archives at Web scale. With AltaVault, customers have the power to tap into cloud economics while preserving investments in existing backup infrastructure and meeting their backup and recovery service levels. AltaVault is offered in over three deployment models to meet customer needs. AltaVault physical appliances are deployed in the data center to protect data. AltaVault virtual appliances, with support for VMware and Hyper-V, are a solution for medium-sized businesses that want to get started with cloud backup or for enterprises that want to protect branch offices and remote offices. AltaVault cloud-based appliances on AWS and Azure are designed to offer a secure approach to backing up cloud-based workloads.

The Company's NetApp Integrated Data Protection (IDP) Solutions, embedded within the ONTAP operating system, ensure customer data is available when and where it is needed. Customers can scale their NetApp data protection capabilities across applications, virtual infrastructures, and cloud architectures. Its Business Continuity and High-Availability Solutions include SnapMirror data replication technology, which provides disaster recovery protection and simplifies the management of data replication, and MetroCluster continuous-availability and disaster recovery software. Its Disk-to-Disk Backup and Recovery Solutions include SnapVault software, which speeds backup and data recovery, protecting data at the block level, and SnapRestore data recovery software, which uses stored Data ONTAP Snapshot copies to recover anything from a single file to multi-terabyte volumes. Its Application-Aware Backup and Recovery Solutions for Application and Backup Administrators include The SnapManager and SnapDrive management software family, which streamlines storage management and manages configuration, backup, and restore operations with application integration. Its Compliance includes SnapLock compliance software, which is a data permanence solution for meeting data retention regulations or internal IT governance policies.

The NetApp OnCommand storage management software portfolio incorporates a range of data management tools for NetApp and multivendor storage. The Company's portfolio includes OnCommand Cloud Manager, which provides a management interface for NetApp Cloud ONTAP service and NetApp Private Storage (NPS) for Cloud solutions; OnCommand Workflow Automation, which manages productivity by automating repeatable manual storage-management processes; OnCommand Unified Manager, which provides a dashboard to confirm the health of clustered Data ONTAP storage availability, capacity, performance and data protection relationships; OnCommand System Manager, which delivers device-level management for NetApp AFF, FAS and other ONTAP based storage systems, and OnCommand Insight storage resource management, which provides end-to-end multivendor storage management, with a view of performance metrics, including application, datastore, virtual machine, and storage infrastructure performance.

FlexArray Storage Virtualization Software

The Company's FlexArray software enables FAS8000 systems to virtualize existing EMC, HP, Hitachi, and NetApp E-Series arrays to unify and streamline IT operations. The Company helps customers implement a software-defined storage strategy across heterogeneous storage assets by managing provisioning and data management. Customers can transform existing arrays to create storage that spans private, public and hybrid clouds.

NetApp Private Storage (NPS) for Cloud

NetApp Private Storage for Cloud is a family of enterprise storage solutions that lets customers use multiple clouds and maintain control over their data on dedicated storage systems from NetApp. In this approach, customer data resides on NetApp storage next to, rather than in, the cloud provider's environment. Customers can turn off connectivity to one cloud and connect to another, without having to move their data.

OpenStack Contributions

The Company's OpenStack is a collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing a ubiquitous open-source cloud-computing platform for public and private clouds. Cloud services based on OpenStack software, in particular those for enterprise applications, require a storage infrastructure that is available. NetApp storage integration with OpenStack makes deployment of cloud services. NetApp drivers for OpenStack reduce the integration burden for IT departments deploying cloud services and enable high-value services and tight service-level agreements.

The Company competes with HDS, IBM, Kaminario, Nimble Storage, Nimbus Data, Tegile, Tintri, Violin Memory, EMC Corporation, HP Enterprise, Pure Storage and Seagate.

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ETFs Holding NetApp Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the NetApp stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have NetApp stock holding. There are a total of 174 ETFs in records which are holding NetApp stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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FLAGFLAG-Forensic Accounting Long-Short ETFThe FLAG-Forensic Accounting Long-Short ETF tracks an index that selects long and short equity positions of large-cap U.S. companies relative to their earnings quality and revenue recognition practices. ...Full Details1.61%137
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ACIMSPDR MSCI ACWI IMI ETFThe SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of global stocks covering 98% of the capitalization of the developed and emerging markets. ...Full Details0.25%906
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ACWIiShares MSCI ACWI ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap global stocks, covering 85% of the developed and emerging markets capitalization. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.32%1596
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AIQGlobal X Future Analytics Tech ETFThe Global X Future Analytics Tech ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of developed-market equities involved in artificial intelligence & big data. ...Full Details0.68%83
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BIBLInspire 100 ETFThe Inspire 100 ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large-cap US stocks, selected based on the firm’s proprietary definition of biblical values. ...Full Details0.35%101
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CATHGlobal X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETFThe Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETF tracks an index of US large-cap stocks selected from the S&P 500. The cap-weighted index omits companies from certain industries at odds with Catholic values. ...Full Details0.29%464
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COWZPacer US Cash Cows 100 ETFThe Pacer US Cash Cows 100 ETF tracks an index of companies selected from the Russell 1000 Index and weighted accord to their free cash flow. ...Full Details0.49%101
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CRBNiShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF tracks an index of stocks from global firms selected for a bias toward lower carbon emissions, but with tight constraints to the broad, marketlike ACWI index. ...Full Details0.2%1204
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CSMProshares Large Cap Core PlusThe ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF tracks a long/short index of the 500 largest US stocks. It uses a set of rules to assign weights to each equity that add up to 130% long and 30% short exposure. ...Full Details0.45%320
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DEWWisdomTree Global Equity Income FundThe WisdomTree Global High Dividend ETF tracks an index of the top 30% of global dividend-paying stocks ranked by dividend yield and weighted by dividends. ...Full Details0.58%660
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▶ Pure Storage (PSTG): Pure Storage, Inc., incorporated on October 2, 2009, provides a data platform. The Company is focused on delivering software-defined all-flash solutions that are fast and cloud-capable for customers, enabling customers ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ Seagate (STX): Seagate Technology public limited company, incorporated on January 22, 2010, is a provider of electronic data storage technology and solutions. The Companys principal products are hard disk drives (HDDs). In ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Taitron Components (TAIT): Taitron Components Incorporated (Taitron), incorporated on December 1, 1989, is a distributor of electronic components and supplier of original designed and manufactured (ODM) electronic components (ODM Components). The Company is ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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