CEO of Network Appliance to Participate in Churchill Club Panel of America's Highest Growth Companies

What:

Dan Warmenhoven, CEO of Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), will participate in the Churchill Club panel "Learning from the Masters: How America's Highest Growth Companies Executed to Achieve Success." This panel brings together founders and CEOs of "Blueprint Companies" that have achieved rapid growth to $1 billion in revenue to debate the real-world essentials to address today's growth challenges and how to succeed independently of economic cycle or industry. Warmenhoven will share his best practices in creating a model company with Network Appliance.

Who:

Dan Warmenhoven, CEO, Network Appliance
Tom Stemberg
, venture partner, Highland Capital Partners; founder and former CEO/chairman, Staples
Jeff Weedman
, SVP, External Business Development and Global Licensing, Procter & Gamble
Moderator, David Thomson
, author of Blueprint to a Billion: Seven Essentials to Achieve Exponential Growth

When:

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 7:00 p.m. PST

Where:

Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club
3000 Alexis Drive
Palo Alto, California 94304

Registration:

For more information on how to attend, please visit www.churchillclub.org/eventDetail.jsp?EVT_ID=699.


About Network Appliance

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.netapp.com.

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