Network Appliance Receives Supplier Excellence Award

Network Appliance, Inc. today announced it has been presented with a Texas Instruments (TI) Supplier Excellence Award (SEA). The annual award honors companies that demonstrate a level of dedication and commitment in providing TI with products and services that meet TI’s high standards for excellence.

Since 1984, TI has issued the award annually to recognize suppliers that demonstrate dedication and commitment in providing products that meet TI’s high standards for excellence. TI chooses SEA recipients based on performance in the areas of cost, environmental responsibility, technology, responsiveness, assurance of supply, and quality.

Network Appliance provides Texas Instruments (TI) with enterprise storage and data management solutions for research and design centers in 12 countries, allowing TI to centrally manage and globally share multiterabytes of information, such as business and mission-critical applications data for semiconductor design and development.

“It is a privilege for Network Appliance to be publicly recognized by Texas Instruments for its dedication to superior as well as worldwide customer satisfaction,” said Dan Warmenhoven, CEO of Network Appliance. “The solutions provided by Network Appliance aid TI in storing and protecting valuable information without interruption, which elevates TI’s competitive edge and ROI.”

“TI has increasingly relied on NetApp(R) solutions for their seamless integration, high performance and scalability, and exemplary reliability,” said David Thomas, Texas Instruments IT Director Semiconductor Design. “They’re simple to manage and a significant factor in helping IT achieve its cost management goals.”

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