Congratulations to the Winners and Finalists of the 2007 NetApp Innovation Awards!

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We believe NetApp is uniquely and extremely fortunate to have a community of customers who share their enthusiasm for our company and technology. In all, we received over 130 submissions for our award categories from executive and IT champions from such wide-ranging industries as healthcare, financial services, entertainment, energy, and education, each highlighting new and/or beneficial ways to utilize NetApp technology. Our prestigious panel of judges from the business community and the world's top business and technology media were challenged to determine the finalists and winners.

Below are the 2007 winners and finalists in each of the six categories: Innovator of the Year, Enterprise Business Applications, Enterprise Infrastructure, Individual, Humanitarian, and SMB.

Congratulations to all!

2007 Innovator of the Year Award Winner
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's largest enterprise software company. For more information about Oracle, please visit our Web site at .

Lehman Brothers

2007 Enterprise Business Applications Award Winner
Southwest Airlines
After 36 years of service, Southwest Airlines continues to offer the best value in airline travel, allowing customers the opportunity to travel nonstop throughout the country at a very low fare. Southwest does not charge customers an extra fee for changing their reservation and continues to offer free amenities. Customers enjoy complimentary pillows, blankets, snacks, juice, soda, and water on all flights. Since 1987, the airline has maintained the lowest ratio of customer complaints to enplanements as published in the Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report. Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), the nation's largest carrier in terms of domestic passengers enplaned, currently serves 64 cities in 32 states. Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates more than 3,400 flights a day and has more than 34,000 employees. Additional information is available at .

UZ Leuven
Israel Aircraft Industries

2007 Enterprise Infrastructure Award Winner
Invesco is a leading independent global investment management company, dedicated to helping people worldwide build their financial security. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive worldwide investment management capabilities, including AIM, Atlantic Trust, Invesco, Perpetual, PowerShares, Trimark, and WL Ross, Invesco provides a comprehensive array of enduring investment solutions for retail, institutional and high net worth clients around the world. Operating in 20 countries, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at .
Reliance Communications


2007 Individual Award Winners
Rich Barlow
Systems Architect
Virginia Credit Union

Virginia Credit Union (VACU) is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its 180,000 members and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. It offers its diverse membership a variety of affordable banking services. As a cooperative, VACU operates solely for the benefit of its members, not outside stockholders. Earnings of the cooperative are returned to the membership through lower fees, attractive rates, better services and financial education. Members receive personal attention through a full-service call center, branches, shared facilities and online services. Internet banking, ATM networks and debit cards provide 24-hour worldwide access. For more information, visit .

Virginia Credit Union

Seth Georgion
Fugro Pelagos, Inc.

Michael Williams
Immune Tolerance Network

2007 Humanitarian Award Winner
Tech Museum of Innovation
About The Tech Museum of Innovation The Tech Museum of Innovation is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. Located in San Jose, California – the Capital of Silicon Valley – its mission, as a public-benefit corporation, is to inspire the innovator in everyone. Through hands-on exhibits, educational programs, the annual Tech Challenge team competition for youth, and the internationally recognized Tech Museum Awards, presented by Applied Materials, Inc., The Tech Museum of Innovation honors the past, celebrates the present, and encourages the development of innovative ideas for a more promising future. For more information about The Tech Museum of Innovation, visit .

Catholic Healthcare West
FirstHealth of the Carolinas

SMB Award Winner
Corporate Development Systems
Corporate Development Systems Inc. is a technological network consulting company specializing in business solutions, network infrastructure design, project management and systems support. The company's headquarters is located in New York City. .

Corporate Development Systems
Chariton Valley Telephone Company
Poynette School District

Go Beyond
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. More information about Activision and its products can be found at .