NetApp Keystone

Cloud storage on and off your premises, with payments to fit your business. 

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Why NetApp Keystone

NetApp Keystone gives you all the operational and financial flexibility you need

Looking for alternatives to capital expenditures (capex) for your storage infrastructure? NetApp Keystone offers a seamless hybrid cloud experience with storage services that span on your premises and in the cloud, with less cash up front. Free up your cash flow and increase financial flexibility with the right mix of payment, subscription, and usage-based services.

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We love a good win-win-win

In its three recent Radar reports, GigaOm ranked NetApp #1 in Primary Storage for Large Enterprises, Enterprise Scale-Out File Systems, and Cloud File Systems.

Stop administering, start innovating

The cloud is more than technology—it’s operational flexibility. NetApp Keystone delivers a consistent multicloud experience, on and off your premises, with the ultimate in financial flexibility.


Portfolio of cash alternatives

NetApp® Keystone provides a portfolio of payment solutions and storage-as-a-service offerings for hybrid cloud environments to deliver greater agility, financial flexibility, and reduced financial risk that helps you meet your business outcomes.

NetApp Keystone Flex Pay

Payment options including creative financing, leasing, and fixed or variable solutions to fit your cash flow. Now includes FlexPod® Consumption Model. Keystone availability varies by country. Please visit the NetApp Keystone Sales Contact page or consult a NetApp representative if you have questions about availability in your area.

NetApp Keystone Flex Subscription

Pay-as-you-grow subscriptions delivering a seamless hybrid cloud experience. Rapid service adoption with field-proven deployments enables us to bring the cloud to you in as little as 2 weeks.**

NetApp Keystone Flex Utility

A true utility service that aligns costs with actual usage. One subscription for on-premises and cloud services ensures you can easily scale across any cloud. Data fabric in action!

Simplify your hybrid multicloud experience

NetApp Keystone is the bridge that connects the pillars of your hybrid cloud strategy. You can have that cloud-like experience on your premises, with the ability to integrate to any public cloud.

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Increase your choices

Choose from a wide range of operational models and payment, subscription, or usage-based services.

Optimize operations

Optimize storage infrastructure operations and boost flexibility by aligning costs with usage.

Preserve capital

Preserve capital and reduce financial risk with a pay-as-you-grow services.

Speed up IT rollouts

Get rid of typical capex purchase cycles and stand up new storage infrastructures faster with less staff.


of organizations find the flexibility to pay for storage as either opex or capex highly valuable.


of IT leaders are interested in the value of NetApp solutions.


more IT leaders believe NetApp solutions increase IT stability and predictability.


more IT leaders believe NetApp solutions increase IT service delivery speed.

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Thanks, Gartner, we could get used to this 

For the third year in a row, NetApp has been recognized by Gartner as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Primary StorageJeff Vogel, Roger W. Cox, Joseph Unsworth, Santhosh Rao, "Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage," October 11,2021.

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We’ve been working at this—and delivering on it—for 10+ years: our vision of extending ITOps into a unified hybrid cloud with consistent data services everywhere.

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Insight Enterprises and NetApp Help Customers on Strategic Hybrid Cloud Initiatives

Insight Enterprises is a premier IT solutions integrator. Kent Christensen, Practice Director Virtualization and Cloud, describes how the Cloud and Data Center Transformation (CDCT) practices has embraced the NetApp Keystone service offerings and is helping customers who are transforming, modernizing their data centers, and migrating to the cloud.

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Two options for financial and operational flexibility

NetApp offers a complete portfolio of flexible payment and operating models for hybrid cloud environments. Choose which service best fits your business and financing needs.

Flexible payments

Payment options including creative financing, leasing, and fixed or variable solutions to fit your cash flow.


Pay-as-you-grow subscriptions delivering a seamless hybrid cloud experience, on your terms.

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NetApp Keystone

NetApp Keystone provides a portfolio of flexible payment solutions and cloud storage services that minimize upfront cash.**