NetApp to Lead Discussion on Virtualization at SNIA Europe Academy

Sunnyvale, Calif. - May 13, 2008 NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) will present two speaking sessions, on storage virtualization and on virtualization with IP storage, at the upcoming Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Europe Academy. This, the first SNIA Academy event held in the UK, takes place in London on May 20, 2008.

The SNIA Europe Academy brings expert, vendor-independent education on all matters related to data storage and management to countries around Europe. This one-day seminar, which is free to end-users and qualifying channel partners, combines content from SNIA's extensive tutorial program with local market expertise and sponsoring vendors' own views on the latest technology and market trends. The SNIA tutorials present technical and business (IT) issues in a fair and unbiased manner. They are designed to give a consensus view of particular topics, from the viewpoint of the entire industry or of a significant segment.

Session: The Effective Use of Storage Virtualization
Speaker: John Rollason, SNIA UK, manager, Product Marketing, NetApp
Date: May 20, 2008
Time: 14:30 - 15:00
Session: Server & Storage Virtualization with IP Storage
Speaker: David Dale, SNIA vice-chair and director of Industry Standards, NetApp
Date: May 20, 2008
Time: 16:10 - 16:45
Location: Inmarsat Ltd
99 City Road
London EC1Y 1AX
Registration: To register for this event, visit
or contact Annette Weatherilt +44 (0)1923 690200 or
For conference logistics, please call Sharon Cowley at +44 (0)1923 690200 or send e-mail to

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