NetApps in Gartner's leader quadrant in midrange enterprise disk array magic quadrant
Network Appliance Inc. was listed in the "leader" quadrant for midrange enterprise disk arrays in Gartner's research note "Magic Quadrant for Midrange Enterprise Disk Array, 2H05." Gartner defines "leaders" as companies that have the market share, credibility, and marketing and sales capabilities needed to drive the acceptance of new technologies. They demonstrate understanding of market needs, are innovators and thought leaders, and have well-articulated plans that customers and prospects can use in designing their storage infrastructure and strategies.