NetApp to be Recognized as a Corporate Partner of the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering in October 2009
SUNNYVALE, Calif.-October 1,
2009- In October, NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) will be recognized
as a corporate partner of the Johns Hopkins University Whiting
School of Engineering. NetApp will also provide a keynote address
for People 2009, the Saba global user summit.
Johns Hopkins University Whiting
School of Engineering
In October, NetApp will be recognized as a leading corporate
partner of the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of
Engineering. Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering
corporate partners share in and support the school's growth and
success while advancing their own initiatives through access to the
school's research, faculty, and prospective employees. Each year,
the university recognizes the lead contributors to its mission by
featuring them on an honor roll displayed in the lobby of the
Computational Science and Engineering Building.
Sundar Nagarathnam, vice president of NetApp University, will
deliver a keynote address at People 2009, Saba's annual user
summit. Nagarathnam will discuss how NetApp addresses customer,
employee, and partner training needs and governance associated with
the business of education. During the event, attendees will have
the opportunity to hear about the latest market trends from
industry thought leaders, interact with fellow executives from
leading companies worldwide, and obtain valuable information and
training on the latest Saba solutions. People 2009 takes place
October 19-22 in San Francisco, California. For more information,
Recently, David Dale, director of Industry Standards at NetApp, was
elected to SNIA's Solid-State Storage Initiative (SSSI) governing
board. The SSSI was formed to foster the growth and success of the
market for solid-state storage in both commercial and consumer
environments. For more information, visit www.snia.org/forums/sssi/.
In September, Subhash Sankuratripati, senior
security engineer at NetApp, was elected cochair of the
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information
Standards (OASIS) Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP)
Technical Committee. The OASIS KMIP TC works to define a single,
comprehensive protocol for communication between encryption systems
and a broad range of new and legacy enterprise applications,
including e-mail, databases, and storage devices. By removing
redundant, incompatible key management processes, KMIP will provide
better data security while reducing expenditures on multiple
products. For more information, visit www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=kmip.
Also in September, Val Bercovici, office of
the CTO at NetApp, participated with Halliburton in a Hart Webinar
titled "E&P Technology Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore." This
Webinar explored new technologies within exploration and production
and early adopter success stories. To view the archived version of
this Webinar, visit https://secure.oilandgasinvestor.com/webinars/?eventid=15.
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 utilizing and
supporting open standards, visit www.netapp.com/us/company/leadership/industry-standards.
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