Network Appliance Receives ISO 14001 Certification
Sunnyvale, Calif. - December 15, 2004 -
Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), the leader in advanced
networked storage solutions for today's data-intensive enterprise,
today announced that it has received International Organization for
Standardization (ISO) 14001 Environmental Management System
Certification. ISO 14001 is a management system that helps
companies develop and execute a policy that ultimately reduces
harmful effects on the environment. NetApp has also maintained ISO
9001 certification since May 1997.
"Superior environmental practices have always
been a top priority for Network Appliance, and ISO standards
represent the highest quality in environmental management
practice," said Dan Warmenhoven, CEO for Network Appliance. "We are
committed to compliance with relevant environmental legislation,
regulations, and other requirements to meet customer and community
needs and expectations and are proud of our certification to ISO
By achieving this certification, NetApp is
making commitments to continually improve internal environmental
objectives, prevent pollution, and conserve natural resources for
future generations and comply with regulatory legislation.
Network Appliance also won the Outstanding
Environmental Achievement award from the city of Sunnyvale,
California, for its on-site environmentally friendly cogeneration
system. The cogeneration system produces its own electricity and
uses the heat that comes out as waste to power the cooling system
for its data center. Network Appliance received a congressional
letter from a member of the United States House of Representatives
recognizing this achievement.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world's
largest developer of standards. The organization consists of a
network of national standards instituted from 148 countries working
in partnership with international organizations, governments,
industries, businesses and consumer representatives. ISO standards
are technical agreements, which provide the framework for
compatible technology worldwide.
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
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