NetApp Discusses How Deduplication Can Improve Data Efficiency at Computerworld’s Infrastructure Management World

Sunnyvale, Calif. - June 9, 2008 - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) is teaming with the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) to present at Computerworld's Infrastructure Management World Conference, June 16-18, 2008, in Washington, D.C., in a session titled "Deduplication Methods for Achieving Data Efficiency."

Computerworld's Infrastructure Management World Conference is the premier data center event for virtualization, ITIL, and the greening of IT Infrastructure and covers today's hot topics, such as greening the enterprise and data centers, mastering the art of configuration management, capitalizing on virtualization economies, and migrating legacy infrastructure to the data center of the future.

NetApp is a leading proponent of efficient data center technology and design that reduce data center power consumption and environmental impact. Leading by example, NetApp has reduced power consumption within its own data centers by more than 1,400,000 kWh annually and shares its best practices with IT organizations interested in becoming more efficient.

Session: "Deduplication Methods for Achieving Data Efficiency"
Deduplication has become a popular topic in the industry because of its potentially large reduction in cost and increase in efficiency. This session will review the various deduplication technologies available today and discuss points within the storage network, such as backup, archiving, and primary storage, including source deduplication, deduplication of data in transit, and deduplication at the storage destination, where deduplication technologies are being used.
Speaker: Larry Freeman, SNIA DMF Deduplication & Space Reduction Group founder and cochair and senior product marketing manager for Storage Efficiency, NetApp
Date: Monday, June 16, 2008
Time: 3:50-4:35 p.m., EST
Where: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Washington, DC

For more information and to register for this event, visit www.imworldusa.com.

For more information about NetApp industry standards efforts to help rapid application deployment, smooth integration into customers' existing infrastructures, and improve interoperability with other vendors' solutions by utilizing and supporting open standards, please visit www.netapp.com/us/company/leadership/industry-standards/

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