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NetApp ranked second for all-flash arrays

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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.
Per IDC, 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.
Per IDC, NetApp moved to number two from number four 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, while 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,” says Gary de Menezes, country manager of NetApp South Africa.  “NetApp offers the industry’s broadest all flash portfolio, allowing customers to move toward an all flash data centre 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.”