NetApp Presents on Key Storage Industry Trends at the SNIA Storage Developer Conference

Sunnyvale, CA - September 9, 2008 - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) technical experts will speak on various key topics such as industry trends, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), NFS, regulatory impact on Windows® protocols, and data corruption in the storage stack at the upcoming SNIA Storage Developer Conference. NetApp, a platinum sponsor of this event, will also collaborate in the SNIA CIFS/SMB/SMB2 Plugfest. The 2008 Storage Developer Conference will be held September 22-25, 2008, in San Jose, California.

The 2008 Storage Developer Conference offers world-class industry updates, education, and a hands-on lab for developers covering critical areas of interest within the storage development, networking, data security, and information management topic areas. Now in its fourth year, the Storage Developer Conference is the only event created by the storage industry for the storage industry and provides the information and know-how to further advance your company's solutions with features that shorten time to market for a developed solution, increase acceptability and interoperability in production environments, and help you understand where storage technologies are heading.

Session: "Don't Fight the Trends"
Speaker: Val Bercovici, senior director of competitive strategy, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Time: 9:30-10:15 a.m. Pacific Time
Session: "FCoE: Why It's More than Just Another Protocol"
Speaker: Fred Knight, office of the CTO, NetApp
Date: Monday, September 22, 2008
Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Session: "NFSv4.1 and Beyond"
Speakers: Mike Eisler, senior technical director, NetApp
Dave Noveck, senior engineer, NetApp
Spencer Shepler, Storspeed
Date: Monday, September 22, 2008
Time: 11:00 a.m.-noon Pacific Time
Session: "Leveraging NFSv4 to Build a Federated File System Protocol"
Speaker: James Lentini, member of technical staff, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Time: 2:15-3:15 p.m. Pacific Time
Session: "Measuring Database Performance with 2.6.18 clients over NFSv4"
Speaker: Bikash Choudhury, solutions architect, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, September 24
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Session: "Regulatory Impact on Windows Protocols"
Speaker: Ankit Mathur, member of technical staff, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Session: "An Analysis of Data Corruption in the Storage Stack"
Speaker: Garth Goodson, member of technical staff, NetApp
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2008
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Pacific Time
Where: Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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