NetApp Australia Leads Storage Market in Q3 for Capacity

Analyst figures reinforce strength of local market strategy

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - 18 January 2010 - According to the IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker for Q3 2009, NetApp Australia led the local open systems networked storage market1 in terms of capacity sold, with 23.8% share of the market.

In addition, NetApp's 17.5% revenue share for this market provides 18.2% sequential growth (Q3'09 over Q2'09) - the highest sequential growth rate among the top five vendors in the local market.

NetApp is positioned in the number one position in the network-attached storage market, with 51.2% revenue share, which is 19.4% sequential growth.

In the iSCSi market, NetApp holds 31.8% revenue share, which is 19.4% sequential growth.

Peter O'Connor, Vice President for NetApp A/NZ, said, "These strong growth figures are testament to the fact that our strategy in the local market is meeting the needs of our customers. By providing customers with efficient storage solutions, we are helping them to drive their businesses more effectively, providing greater return on investment and allowing for business breakthroughs.

2009 has been a very successful year for NetApp in A/NZ and we look forward to working with customers and partners to generate further successes for all through 2010."

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1 Combination of the NAS, iSCSI, and FC SAN markets