NetApp's David Dale to Discuss Storage Networking Standards and Virtualization Over IP at SNIA Europe Academy

Sunnyvale, CA - September 3, 2008 - NetApp's (NASDAQ: NTAP) David Dale will deliver presentations titled "Storage Networking Standards: Recent Developments" and "Server and Storage Virtualization with IP Storage" at the upcoming Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Europe Academy event. SNIA Europe Academy will be held in Warsaw, Poland on September 17, 2008.

David Dale is vice chair of SNIA, chair of the SNIA IP Storage Forum, and director of Industry Standards at NetApp.

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: "Storage Networking Standards: Recent Developments"
Speaker: David Dale, Office of the CTO, director of standards, NetApp
Date: September 17, 2008
Time: 9:50-10:20 a.m., Central European Time
Session: "Server and Storage Virtualization with IP Storage"
Speaker: David Dale, Office of the CTO, director of standards, NetApp
Date: September 17, 2008
Time: 12:10-12:50 a.m., Central European Time
Where: InterContinental Warszawa
ul Emilii Plater 49
00-125 Warszawa
Poland
Registration: For cotmplete information or to register for he event, visit www.storage-academy.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 using and supporting open standards, please visit www.netapp.com/us/company/leadership/industry-standards/.

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