NetApp named a member of The Uptime Institute Global Green 100 2009 list
LONDON, UK. - May 11, 2009 - NetApp
(NASDAQ: NTAP) announced today that it has been named to the Global
Green 100 List for 2009, by the Uptime Institute, a leading
research-based think-tank and corporate advisory on the business
and technology issues related to critical computing environment
reliability and energy efficiency. The Global Green 100 List's
purpose is to identify and provide global recognition for those
companies that demonstrate an integral commitment to and progress
toward reducing their energy consumption and carbon footprint.
The list of 100 includes exemplary FORTUNE
500 and InformationWeek 500 organisations with a demonstrated
board-level policy and governance commitment to increasing energy
efficiency and reducing the carbon footprint of their enterprise IT
and data center operations. These corporations have the largest
investment enterprise IT and have taken a highly visible leadership
role in mandating dramatic improvements in energy efficiency and
green-house gas reduction. The official naming of the Global Green
100 was during the April 15 Green Enterprise IT Awards
"NetApp strives to help our customers
maximise their storage efficiency and drive down energy consumption
and we lead by example," said Laura Pickering, vice president,
office of the CEO and environmental responsibility advocate for
NetApp. "We are honored to be a part of the Global Green 100 and
proud to stand with so many other global leaders."
For more information on NetApp's
environmental stewardship, visit Our Green
Story, where you will find details about NetApp's environmental
certifications and its approach to addressing power consumption. To
learn more about NetApp's commitment to reducing its impact on the
environment and helping customers increase their power and storage
efficiency, listen to the podcast "Defining
a Model to Reduce Carbon Footprint," with Laura Pickering.
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About the Uptime
The Uptime Institute (uptimeinstitute.org) is a leading independent
research, corporate advisory, knowledge exchange, education and
professional services provider serving the owners/operators of
enterprise data centers. Our primary area of expertise, as the name
implies, is the uptime availability, reliability, and resiliency of
enterprise computing within formal critical computing environments,
i.e. computer rooms, server farms and ranches, and data centers.
The Institute operates a private knowledge network, the Site Uptime
Network that conducts research, benchmarking, knowledge-sharing,
and best practices for its members who represent 100 of the largest
data center owning/operating institutions in the world. Our
intellectual property base includes the de facto industry standard
for data center design known as the Tiers Classification System and
the Four Metrics for Determining a Green Data Center.
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