NetApp India Ranks Number 14 in India in the Hewitt Best Employers in Asia 2009 Study

Bengaluru-May 04, 2009-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) India today announced that it ranks number 14 in the Best Employers in Asia 2009 Study published by Hewitt Associates based on a survey of a number of companies across the continent. This is the first time that NetApp India has participated in the Hewitt survey.

Hewitt study is a well known Best Employer Benchmark in Asia that is conducted among 230. It is part of the larger Hewitt Best Employers in Asia study, which covers Australia, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore.

"We are proud that NetApp India has been recognized as one of the best employers in Asia," said Dan Warmenhoven, chairman and CEO of NetApp. "This outstanding achievement is another testimonial to our strong global culture. This ranking is especially inspiring because it is based primarily on the opinions of our employees in India about our company culture that values leadership, teamwork and innovation."

Vikram Shah, head - India operations for NetApp India added, "This is a special recognition for over 800 of our employees in India who are part of our global work culture. Through this study, motivation emerges as the most important aspect of NetApp's work environment. Our impressive and widely participated employee survey response rate reflects our team spirit and synergy within the group."

The Hewitt Best Employers study is now in its eighth year, having begun in 2001. It is similar to the Great Place to Work rankings and includes an employee survey that carries significant weight in the ranking outcome. Best Companies are listed primarily on the basis of their employees' responses to the Hewitt survey - a proprietary employee survey developed by Hewitt.

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