NetApp vs Western Digital

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NetApp
Based on 470 reviews.
Western Digital
Based on 14 reviews.
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Overview
NetApp, Inc., formerly Network Appliance, Inc., is an American 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, 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 annual revenue. After the bubble burst, NetApp's revenues quickly declined to $800 million in its fiscal year 2002. Since then, the company's revenues have steadily climbed.Western Digital Corporation is one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world. Western Digital Corporation has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital, initially a manufacturer of MOS test equipment. It rapidly became a speciality semiconductor maker, with start-up capital provided by several individual investors and industrial giant Emerson Electric Company. Around July 1971, it adopted its current name and soon introduced its first product, the WD1402A UART.
Sample Customers
NetApp AFF (All Flash FAS): Acibadem Healthcare Group, AmTrust Financial Services, Citrix Systems, DWD, Mantra Group
SolidFire: California Public Utilities Commission, RFA, 1&1, Ultimate Software , Endicia, ezVerify, MercadoLibre, Sungard Availability Services, ServInt, Elastx, Hosted Network, Colt, Crucial, iWeb, Datapipe, Databarracks
NetApp EF-Series All Flash Arrays: RP Data, Western Oregon University, Toei Animation
IntelliFlash: Bank of Stockton, Barnsley College, Boyes Turner, Brigham Young University
SanDisk InfiniFlash System: Nexenta
Fusion-io: Cassandra, MongoDB, REDIS, GigaSpaces XAP
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Software R&D Company
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Manufacturing Company
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Financial Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
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Manufacturing Company
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Software R&D Company
12%
Healthcare Company
10%
Media Company
9%
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