NetApp Appoints Tanya Pugsley to Services Partner Manager A-NZ

AUSTRALIA, Sydney - 27 November 2007 -- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leader in advanced network storage solutions, today announced the promotion of Tanya Pugsley to the role of Services Partner Manager for Australia and New Zealand.

In her new role, Pugsley will be responsible for managing all service partner relationships across Australia and New Zealand, including delivery partners, third party maintainers and authorised service partners. This includes expanding NetApp skills and knowledge within the partner community and leveraging partner delivery capabilities to extend the NetApp delivery force.

Pugsley began with NetApp in 2004 as the first Enterprise Services Manager for NetApp in Australia. In this role she was responsible for managing key enterprise accounts in Sydney and Melbourne. During this time, Pugsley was the services account manager for all NetApp Global Services and service delivery for NetApp enterprise clients.

Prior to joining NetApp, Pugsley spent six years with Sun Microsystems in mission critical accounts and service account management. In this role, Pugsley was central to the company winning several significant new and continued business in the growth of existing accounts.

In her latest position, Pugsley will report to Scott Morris, Director, Partner and Public Sales for NetApp Australia and New Zealand. Morris said, "At NetApp we work closely with our partners and provide them with the skills, knowledge and support necessary to deliver quality services to our customers. With 12 years experience in the IT industry, Tanya has demonstrated the level of technical expertise and relationship management skills necessary to excel in this role, and continue the great relationships we share with our customers and partners."

Pugsley's appointment is effective immediately.

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Network Appliance is a world leader in unified storage solutions for today's data- intensive enterprise. Since its inception in 1992, Network Appliance has delivered technology, product, and partner firsts that simplify data management. Information about Network Appliance™ solutions and services is available at www-au.netapp.com

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