Credit Suisse Selects Network Appliance™ Storage

Sunnyvale, Calif. - January 31, 2006 -- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leader in advanced networked storage solutions, today announced Credit Suisse, a Swiss financial service provider, has selected NetApp® storage solutions to power its headquarter data infrastructure. Up against a larger number of competitors, Credit Suisse chose the NetApp industry-leading network-attached storage solutions to migrate and manage its file services for the 22,000 employees based in Switzerland.

Credit Suisse is a long-standing NetApp customer, having deployed NetCache® Internet access and security solutions. The financial service provider now has chosen the NetApp V-Series product line to give it the high availability it needs within a clustered environment.

"Following the success of the NetCache installation, we are delighted that Credit Suisse has now decided to deploy our storage solutions," said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Products and Partners at Network Appliance.

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