NetApp Experts and Customers to Lead Industry Discussions at SNW Fall 2009

Sunnyvale, CA - September 28, 2009 - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) executives, industry experts, and customers will drive discussions at SNW Fall 2009 in a variety of subjects, including cloud computing, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), data protection, and maximizing storage efficiency. NetApp is a gold sponsor of the event, which takes place October 12-15, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.

NetApp will also participate in the Cloud Pavilion, the FCoE Hands-On-Lab, an FCoE demo in the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) booth (#1200) and conduct certification/qualification testing at the show.

Session: Technologies for Green Storage
Speaker: Dr. Alan Yoder, senior member of the Technical Staff, NetApp
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 10:15-11:00 a.m.
Session: Server and Storage Consolidation with iSCSI Arrays
Speakers: David Dale, director, Industry Standards, NetApp, chair of the SNIA's Ethernet Storage Forum
Suzanne Morgan, program manager, Enterprise Storage and Storage Networking Interconnects; vice chair of the SNIA's Ethernet Storage Forum, Microsoft
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 11:10-11:55 a.m.
Session: Introduction to Data Protection: Backup to Tape, Disk and Beyond
Speaker: Jason Iehl, Data Protection Solutions architect, NetApp
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 1:00-1:45 p.m.
Session: Is Your Data Management and Storage Approach Ready for the Cloud?
Speaker: Val Bercovici, Office of the CTO
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 1:55-2:40 p.m.
Session: Centralized Disk-based Backup is the Vault to United Community Banks Critical Data
Speaker: Larry DesPres, senior vice president of Technology, United Community Banks
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 2:10-2:55 p.m.
Session: pNFS, Parallel Storage for Grid and Enterprise Computing
Speaker: Joshua Konkle, NAS Technical evangelist, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Session: Primary Storage: The New Frontier for Data Deduplication
Panelists: Val Bercovici, Office of the CTO
Arun Taneja, founder, Taneja Group
Jered Floyd, chief technology officer, Permabit
Carter George, vice president, Products, Ocarina Networks
Peter Smails, senior vice president, Worldwide Marketing, Storwize Inc.
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 2:10-2:55 p.m.
Session: FCoE - The Arrival of the New Data Center
Speakers: Mike McNamara, senior manager, Product Marketing, NetApp
Dave Simpson, editor-in-chief, InfoStor
Rob Davis, vice president of Advanced Technology, Qlogic
Claudio DeSanti, distinguished engineer, Advanced Architectures & Research, Cisco Systems
Tom Hammond-Doel, senior alliance manager, Engenio Storage Group of LSI, and Vice-Chairman, FCIA
Ahmad Zamer, senior product marketing manager, Brocade
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 4:55-5:40 p.m.
Session: Coppin State University Makes the Grade with its Scalable and Efficient Storage Infrastructure
Speaker: Thomas Smith, director of Campus Network Services, Coppin State University
Date: Wednesday, October 14
Time: 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Session: Ideal Application for IP SANs
Speakers: Jason Blosil, Product Marketing manager, NetApp
Gary Gumanow, Product Marketing manager, Dell
Date: Thursday, October 15
Time: 8:30-9:15 a.m.
Session: What Would Life Be Like if You Really Could "Do More with Less"
Speaker: David A. Chapa, director, Data Protection Solutions, NetApp
Date: Thursday, October 15
Time: 11:15 a.m.-Noon

NetApp Booth: #1003

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