NetApp Founder and Executive Vice President Dave Hitz to Deliver Executive Solution Session at Oracle OpenWorld 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif.-September 29, 2009- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) senior executives, experts, and customers will drive numerous industry discussions at this year's Oracle OpenWorld. Dave Hitz, founder and executive vice president will deliver an Executive Solution Session presentation "Clear Up the Cloud: Key Infrastructure Requirements and Real-World Implementation. Chief marketing officer, Jay Kidd, will speak about increasing storage efficiency in business environments and Phil Brotherton, vice president and general manager, Virtualization and Enterprise Applications at NetApp, will discuss server and storage virtualization in the data center. NetApp, a premier sponsor of Oracle OpenWorld, is also a co-sponsor of the Oracle Customer Appreciation Party. Oracle OpenWorld 2009 takes place October 11 - 15 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

NetApp executives, technical experts, and customers will take part in ten presentations that feature new NetApp products for Oracle grid and virtual environments such as secure multi-tenancy, and transparent data motion. NetApp will also feature 20 short informative sessions on topics of special interest to Oracle users as well as showcase seven Oracle on NetApp solution demonstrations.

Session: "Do More, Store Less: Efficiency Gains for your Business"
Speaker: Jay Kidd, Chief Marketing Officer, NetApp
Bryon Rickey, director ERP Operations, AT&T
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Pacific Time
Location: Moscone South, Room 200
Session: "Analytic MDM: How Data Relationship Management Enriches EPM and BI Initiatives"
Speaker: Dongyan Wang, senior director Enterprise BI and Data Management, NetApp
Rahul Kamath, Oracle
Jovan King, Cricket Communications
Nimish Mehta, Lumendata
Anand Raaj, Halliburton
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Pacific Time
Location: Moscone West L3 Room 3001
Session: "Enabling the Virtualized Dynamic Data Center with NetApp and Oracle"
Speaker: Phil Brotherton, vice president and general manager, Virtualization and Enterprise Applications, NetApp
Wim Coekaerts, vice president of Linux Engineering, Oracle
Michael Neuburger, manager, Database Engineering, AutoTrader.com
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m., Pacific Time
Location: Moscone South, Room 200
Session: "Go Further, Faster with Oracle on NetApp"
Speaker: Dan Morgan, senior director of Virtualization and Enterprise Apps Engineering, NetApp
Sumanta Chatterjee, director Database Server Technologies Group, Oracle
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Pacific Time
Location: Moscone South, Room 200
Session: "Implement ILM for Oracle Database and Enable Archiving and Data Protection"
Speaker: Pad Sadagopan, solutions architect, NetApp
Date: Monday, October 12
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Pacific Time
Location: Moscone South, Room 270
Session: Executive Solutions session: "Clear Up the Could: Key Infrastructure Requirements and Real-World Implementations"
Speaker: Dave Hitz, founder and executive vice president, NetApp
Josh Morton, vice president of Enterprise IT, Sprint
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Pacific Time
Location: Yerba Buena Theater, Moscone South
Session: "NetApp Integrates SABA and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition for LMS Dashboards"
Speaker: Sundar Nagarathnam, vice president of NetApp University, NetApp
James Glazar, Derdock Consulting
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 pm, Pacific Time
Location: Marriott Hotel Salon 10/11
Session: "Customer Experiences with Oracle Business Intelligence Solutions"
Speaker: Dongyan Wang, senior director Enterprise BI and Data Management, NetApp
Charles Morgan, American Express
Ram Jagaraj, Cisco
Jose Villacis, Oracle
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 pm, Pacific Time
Location: Marriott Hotel Salon 10/11
Session: "Managing Upgrades with Minimal Risk"
Speaker: Peter Schay, Database Solutions architect, NetApp
Kannan Mani, Reference Architecture specialist, NetApp
Antonio Jose Rodrigues Neto, Consulting Systems engineer, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 4:00 -5:00 pm, Pacific Time
Location: Moscone South, Room 307
Session: "DBA's Get Control of Your Data Now!"
Speaker: Tim Rutherford, Product manager, Database Solutions, NetApp
Anad Ranganathan, Technical Marketing engineer, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, October 14
Time: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm, Pacific Time
Location: Moscone South, Room 200
NetApp Booth: 901
Event: Oracle OpenWorld 2009
October 11 - 15
Moscone Center
San Francisco, California

For complete information on Oracle OpenWorld 2009 or to register for the conference, please visit www.oracle.com/us/openworld/index.htm

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