Network Appliance Hosts Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2005 Financial Teleconference and Webcast

Sunnyvale, Calif. - February 1, 2005 -- After the close of market on Tuesday, February 15, 2005, Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) will announce financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2005, which ended January 28, 2005. As is customary, Network Appliance will host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time to discuss the results. In conjunction with the conference call, Network Appliance will broadcast the call live over the Internet.

Who:

Network Appliance, senior management, including:

  • Dan Warmenhoven, CEO
  • Tom Mendoza, President
  • Steve Gomo, Executive Vice President, Finance and CFO

What:

Third quarter fiscal year 2005 financial results announcement on February 15, 2005. A conference call and Webcast will be held at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time.

How to Participate:

WEB CAST:

To participate in the Webcast, visit the Network Appliance Investor Relations page located at www.netapp.com, under Investors. Or you may use this link as a shortcut: http://investors.netapp.com/. Allow at least 15 minutes before the start of the Webcast. Network Appliance will guide you in downloading any necessary applications for live audio feeds.

CONFERENCE CALL:

To participate in the live conference call, the dial-in numbers are:
United States 1-800-638-5439
Outside the United States 1-617-614-3945
Passcode: 60737727

The conference call replay will be available for 72 hours following completion of the call. The replay numbers are:
United States 1-888-286-8010
Outside the United States 1-617-801-6888
Access Code: 34738667

NETWORK APPLIANCE FUTURE TARGETED RELEASE DATES:

Q4 FY'05 results target date: May 17, 2005
Q1 FY'06 results target date: August 16, 2005
Q2 FY'06 results target date: November 15, 2005

Press Contacts:
Amy Wall
Voce Communications for Network Appliance, Inc. (Press)
(650) 322-2616

awall@vocepr.com


Billie Fagenstrom
Network Appliance, Inc. (Investors)
(408) 822-6428
billief@netapp.com