Netapp Strengths Malaysia Business with New Country Manager

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-February 22, 2011 - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) officially announced today the appointment of Andy Khoo as Country Manager for Malaysia and Brunei. Andy will be responsible for facilitating the development, implementation and operation of the company's long-term sales strategies, goals and objectives across Malaysia and Brunei.

Effective immediately, Andy will lead the company's strategic planning, business development, marketing and operations activities in both countries, reporting directly to Scott Morris, Regional Director of NetApp ASEAN.

"As the market embraces cloud computing and virtualization, NetApp's focus on helping Malaysian businesses transition to more dynamic, flexible and efficient infrastructures requires a strong leader to accelerate future growth. Businesses built on NetApp's Future Ready products achieve greater flexibility and efficiency, enabling them to make decisions today that will impact the long-term success of their business, "said Morris. "We look to Andy's solid track record of achievements and extensive industry experience as valuable assets to drive new market opportunities and address our customers' current and future storage requirements."

"I am thrilled to be joining NetApp's stellar team in leading the Malaysian growth strategies for such an innovative company," said Khoo. "This is an exciting time for NetApp, and I look forward to playing a pivotal role in helping the company maximize its opportunities for growth and successes in the market."

Through a career that spans over 26 years, Andy has played an integral role in hardware and software development and product management across the manufacturing, banking and oil and gas sectors across Asia Pacific.

Prior to joining NetApp, Andy was Product Manager with EMC where he oversaw the product management of EMC's Backup, Recovery and Archiving technologies. Before that, Andy was APAC Regional Director for Product Development at Microsoft Corporation.

Andy went on hiatus in 2003 to dedicate time to his family. However, he kept in touch with the industry with directorial and advisory positions with local startups as well as contractual assignments amongst them, Group CIO with Proton Holdings.

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