Network Appliance Drives Four Industry Discussions at Storage World Conference 2005


What:

Industry experts from Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) will participate in networked storage and security panel discussions and tutorials at Storage World Conference 2005 (SWC2005) in Long Beach, California, June 7-9, 2005.

During these sessions, NetApp experts will offer perspectives on investments in SAN solutions for the future, the current state of enterprise storage security, and the future of NAS in business-critical environments.

Session:

"SANs in the Future-Where Are They Headed?"
Charlie Lavacchia, senior product manager, will discuss current trends in SAN storage and evaluate the future of SANs as they evolve to meet the future needs of enterprise businesses.

Venue:

Tuesday, June 7, at 4 p.m. PT

Session:

"NAS Technology and Futures"
Keith Brown, director of technology and strategy at NetApp, will lead a NAS tutorial session that surveys the evolution of NAS and explores the forward-thinking solutions involved in managing large NAS deployments.

Venue:

Thursday, June 9, at 8 a.m. PT

Session:

"Storage Security Goes Mainstream"
John Hanna, technical architect, Internet security at NetApp, will participate in a panel discussion about the current state of enterprise security and the solutions available to protect and secure IT infrastructures.

Venue:

Thursday, June 9, at 1:15 p.m. PT

Session:

"Can NAS Get to the Next Level?"
Keith Brown will also participate in a NAS panel discussion that will focus on the popularity of NAS technology and explore the opportunities for NAS as it grows in the data center.

Venue:

Thursday, June 9, at 4 p.m. PT

Event:

SWC2005

Dates:

June 7-9, 2005

Location:

Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, CA

Press Contact:
Michael Moeschler
Voce Communications, Inc. for Network Appliance, Inc.
650-228-5176
mmoeschler@vocecomm.com