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At NetApp, innovation is born of imagination and molded by pragmatism. As a leading innovator in networked storage systems, storage and data management, and scale-out technologies, NetApp is dedicated to simplifying the complex world of enterprise data management to help IT organizations reduce cost and complexity, lower risk while increasing control, and adapt quickly in response to change.
As part of the office of the CTO, the Advanced Technology Group (ATG) focuses on engaging and evaluating emerging technologies and trends that may affect the storage industry and the company’s long-term business. We seek top talent both to join our product research team and to collaborate with us through university research relationships. For more information about ATG, click on the drop down menu above to view more spaces.
NetApp helps ensure smooth integration into customers' existing infrastructures, improved interoperability with other vendors' solutions, and rapid application deployment by utilizing and supporting open standards. To accomplish this, NetApp employees participate in and lead many industry standards development initiatives and industry organizations.
NetApp launched the Women in Technology forum in Product Operations. Through the executive co-sponsorship of Senior Vice President Brian Pawlowski, & Chief Technology Officer, Jay Kidd, the WIT is now in 10 geographical sites. Each site hosts face-to-face meetings every couple of months, and leaders report back to share ideas and concepts. There are currently over 750 members of the WIT worldwide.