Network Appliance to Present at the Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium on February 24, 2004

Sunnyvale, Calif. - February 20, 2004 -- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leading provider of enterprise storage solutions, today announced that Steve Gomo, senior vice president of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium in Phoenix, Ariz., on Tuesday, February 24, at 8:00 a.m. MST/7:00 a.m. PST.

A live audio Webcast of the presentation will be available at http://investors.netapp.com/. An audio Webcast archive of the event will be available until 12:00 p.m. PST on March 2, 2004.

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 continue to drive "The evolution of storage.™" Information about Network Appliance™ solutions and services is available at www.netapp.com.

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Marla Dierkes
Network Appliance, Inc.
Press Contact
408-822-3580
marla@netapp.com


Billie Fagenstrom
Network Appliance, Inc.
Investor Contact
408-822-6428