NetApp Appoints Indonesian to Lead Vietnam and Philippines

Indonesia - July 06, 2009 - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) announced today the appointment of Steven Law, who is currently NetApp Country Manager for Indonesia, to lead Vietnam and Philippines.

Steven Law, who will report directly to Suresh Nair, Managing Director NetApp ASEAN, will be responsible to lead NetApp sales, services, and marketing aspects in Indonesia, Vietnam, and Philippines.

Steven Law has more than 12 years of experience in managing companies' sales and channel activities. Steven joined NetApp in 2005. During his leadership in NetApp Indonesia, Steven has received numerous awards such as The Most Dependable Performer ASEAN 2006, Asia Pacific Sales Of the year 2007, The Best NetApp ASEAN Team for Indonesia 2007, and The first local deployment of storage heterogeneous replication in Asia Pacific 2007.

Steven has also succeeded in turning NetApp Indonesia as the fastest growing storage vendor in Indonesia. Back with strong credentials and experience, Steven had been tasked to lead both Vietnam and Philippines to new heights.

"As an Indonesian, I'm proud to have the opportunity to lead other countries. In the other hand, I also feel challenged with the position I have been entrusted with. So, I will give my best for NetApp Indonesia, Vietnam, and Philippines," says Steven Law.

Being the leader in storage market is not a simple task. The competition between vendors is getting more intense, it's not only happening in Indonesia, but also in Vietnam and Philippines. Vietnam storage market predicted to grow more than 40% year over year, while Philippines storage market will grow about 30% year over year.

"We believe the technologies and solutions that we have, have made us different from the other storage vendors. The increasing number of customers, who trusted NetApp to solve their storage and data management problems, especially when they deal with resource efficiency such as cost and infrastructure, is an undeniable proof, " highlighted Steven.

Steven Law started his professional career in 1999 as a channel manager in a Toshiba laptop distribution company. In 2002, Steven joined APC as the Enterprise Sales Manager. While in APC, Steven and his team have succeed in making Indonesia as the best country in ASEAN for InfraStruXure® solution and business unit.

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