Info Security Products Guide Names NetApp Winner of The 2008 Tomorrow’s Technology Today Award

NetApp DataFort and Lifetime Key Management Appliances Selected Winners in the Encryption Category

Sunnyvale, California - May 8, 2008 - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) announced today that Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley communications publication and the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named NetApp the winner of the 2008 Tomorrow's Technology Today Award for the second year in a row. This prestigious award recognizes security vendors with advanced, ground-breaking security solutions that are helping set the bar higher in all areas of information security. The NetApp® DataFort and Lifetime Key Management™ appliances were selected by the editorial group of Info Security Products Guide based on technologies that are making the most positive impact on security in today's highly sophisticated and blended attacks environment.

NetApp DataFort appliances combine secure access controls, authentication, hardware-based encryption, and secure logging to protect stored data. These systems fit seamlessly into existing storage environments, supporting CIFS, NFS, IP SAN, FC disk, FC tape, and SCSI protocols, and protect data both at rest and in flight with encryption certified by the National Institute for Standards and Technology. NetApp Lifetime Key Management appliances are secure, scalable, and customer proven to manage encryption keys from DataFort appliances or other third-party encryption systems. Together or individually, these technologies help NetApp customers seamlessly and easily protect their data and intellectual property while also helping to maintain regulatory compliance. To read more about this award-winning technology, visit

"Increased security awareness is helping organizations take a proactive approach to securing their digital resources," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "Probably nothing differentiates any product or solution more than the superior technologies that make them suitable for today's needs while proactively being ready for tomorrow too."

"NetApp is committed to providing our customers with best-in-class solutions for their compliance, risk, and security needs," said Tim Russell, vice president and general manager of the Archive, Compliance, and Storage Security business unit at NetApp. "We're honored by Info Security Products Guide's recognition of DataFort and Lifetime Key Management appliances for the second year in a row and the continued validation of how NetApp helps customers achieve results in real-world environments."

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About Info Security Products Guide Awards
Info Security Products Guide, published from Silicon Valley, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

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