NetApp Technical Experts and Customers to Drive Discussions at SNW Fall 2008

Sunnyvale, CA - October 6, 2008 - NetApp's (NASDAQ: NTAP) experts and customers will be driving numerous industry discussions at this year's Storage Networking World (SNW) 2008. NetApp, a platinum sponsor of the event, will deliver 10 presentations on subjects ranging from current technology trends and storage security to NFS and running databases over NAS. NetApp will also be demonstrating its breadth of data center solutions, including virtualization, deduplication, security, FCoE, iSCSI, and SAN, in hands-on labs and minitheater presentations in the NetApp Platinum Galleria Kiosk. SNW Fall 2008 takes place October 13-16, 2008, in Grapevine, Texas.

Storage Networking World, the world's largest and foremost storage networking event, is where IT management and professionals learn, network, and maximize their company's storage capabilities. At SNW, you can choose from over 140 educational sessions and network with peers from around the globe, plus visit with top solutions providers in the world's largest expo focused on storage. SNW's vast agenda makes it the most appealing and well-respected assembly of storage networking professionals in the world. This is your opportunity to amass reliable, firsthand, practical knowledge in only a few days.

Session: "Trends in Data Protection and Restoration Technologies"
Speaker: Jason Iehl, Data Protection Solutions architect, NetApp
Michael Rowan, consultant and storage expert
Date: Monday, October 13, 2008
Time: 10:15-11:00 a.m. Central Time
Session: "The Value of Certification to IT Storage Professionals"
Speaker: Annina Puccio, senior manager, Assessments and Certifications, NetApp
Date: Monday, October 13, 2008
Time: 11:10-11:55 a.m. Central Time
Session: "NetApp Certification Program"
Speaker: Annina Puccio, senior manager, Assessments and Certifications, NetApp
Date: Monday, October 13, 2008
Time: 1:55-2:40 p.m. Central Time
Session: "Storage Consolidation with IP Storage"
Speaker: David Dale, director, Industry Standards, NetApp
Date: Monday, October 13, 2008
Time: 3:45-4:30 p.m. Central Time
Session: "Scaling NFS Through pNFS"
Speaker: Joshua Konkle, NAS evangelist, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Time: 4:00-4:45 p.m. Central Time
Session: "The Backup Conundrum: Rethinking Backup and Recovery to Meet Your Business Needs"
Speaker: Guy Churchward, vice president and general manager, Data Protection group, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Time: 4:55-5:40 p.m. Central Time
Session: "Not Your Grandfather's NFS: The Evolution of NFS"
Speaker: Bruce Moxon, vice president, Strategic Technology, Office of the CTO, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Time: 4:55-5:40 p.m. Central Time
Session: "Running Database Applications on NAS: How and Why?"
Speaker: Stephen Daniel, technical director, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Time: 3:05-3:50 p.m. Central Time
Session: "Data Protection and Disaster Recovery Score High"
Speaker: Ed Grassie, director, IT Infrastructure, BBM Canada
Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Time: 3:05-3:50 p.m. Central Time
Session: "Storage Security Panel: Learning from Others' Experiences"
Moderator: Blair Semple, security evangelist, SNIA Storage Security Forum, NetApp
Speaker: Keith Bankston, lead solutions architect, CSC: Architecture and Innovation
Eric A. Hibbard, CISSP, CISA, senior director, Data Networking Technology, Hitachi Data Systems
Robert Przykucki, senior product manager, NetApp
David Stevens, storage manager, Carnegie Mellon University
Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Time: 4:55-5:40 p.m. Central Time
Session: "Credit Union Cashes in with Smart Storage: How Virginia Credit Union Enhanced Its Member Services"
Speaker: Chris Saneda, chief information officer, Virginia Credit Union
Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Time: 4:55-5:40 p.m. Central Time
Session: "Technologies for Green Storage"
Speaker: Alan Yoder, PhD, senior technical staff, NetApp
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2008
Time: 8:30-9:15 a.m. Central Time
NetApp Booth 307
Event: SNW Fall 2008
October 13-16, 2008
Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
For complete information on SNW Fall 2008 or to register for the conference, please visit www.snwusa.com.

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