Welcome Pack 2022 for NetApp Partners

ALEF Group is the sole Value-Added Distributor of NetApp solutions and services in 15 countries of Eastern and Southeast Europe. We currently serve more than 150 NetApp Partners through 8 local offices in Prague, Bratislava, Budapest, Bucharest, Athens, Ljubljana, Zagreb, and Belgrade.

Our NetApp Team is comprised of 20+ dedicated NetApp Professionals in 4 areas: Sales, Presales, Engineering, and Marketing.

ALEF was recognized by NetApp as EMEA Service Partner of the year for two consecutive years (2020 & 2021). We are also recognized as the preferred Value-Added Distributor in areas of Public, Hybrid, and Multi Cloud because of our Azure and AWS expertise.

In case you want to join our NetApp Partner community and succeed in the rapidly growing market of data management and serve your customers properly, here is our unique offer for you:


  • Sales & Presales Support
  • Complete Sales & Presales support
  • Sizing of NetApp solutions according to specific project needs
  • Full project support in architecting FAS, AFF, E, StorageGRID, and Cloud products
  • Enablement of Engineers
  • ONTAP NCDA training 3-days hands-on with labs
  • Azure Fundamentals 1-day with labs 
  •  NetApp CDS Fundamentals 1-day with labs
  • Hybrid cloud demo environment (on-prem + Azure) intended for education and PoCs (operated with ALEF's Engineers)
  • Free attendants on all NetApp, AWS, Azure, M365, F5, and CISCO workshops
  • Implementation Services
  • ONTAP Implementation services (free-of-charge for 3 projects in the first 12 months)
  • E/EF Implementation services (free-of-charge for 3 projects in the first 12 months)
  • NetApp Cloud Implementation services (free-of-charge for 3 projects in the first 12 months)
  • Marketing Support
  •  Complete marketing support in dealing with NetApp MDF funds
  •  Setup of LinkedIn & Google Ads campaigns (all phases)
  •  Education on how to use the MailChimp platform
  •  Speakers’ availability for your onsite or virtual events
  •  Free use of Webex delivery platform (CISCO Webex or MS Teams) for your virtual events
  •  Co-sponsorship of your promotional activities
  •  Full coverage of mass-mailing campaigns (from the design of invite, delivery through Mail Komplet platform up to leads creation)

How to apply?

To apply for a Partner Program, please contact your nearest NetApp peer through the links below.

Ana Bondzic (ALEF Belgrade, Serbia) 

Tihamer Katona (ALEF Budapest, Hungary) 

Jan Vojtech & David Rusin (ALEF Prague, Czech Republic) 

Matic Cahuk (ALEF Ljubljana, Slovenia) 

Rosina Teodorescu (ALEF Bucharest, Romania) 

Panagiotis Kokkonis (ALEF Athens, Greece) 

Miroslav Simko (ALEF Bratislava) 

We are looking forward to our future cooperation! Trust The Strong.

Truly yours,

ALEF’s NetApp Team