Dave Hitz, NetApp's Founder and Executive Vice President, to Deliver Keynote at Business Development Networking Event
Sunnyvale, Calif.-January 4,
2010- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) co-founder and executive vice
president, Dave Hitz, headlines a list of NetApp events will attend
in January 2010 with his keynote address at The Business
Development Networking Event (TheBDEvent). NetApp will also sponsor
a workshop at the 16th IEEE International Symposium on High
Performance Computer Architecture.
Dave Hitz, cofounder and executive vice president at NetApp, will
deliver a keynote at The Business Development Networking Event
(TheBDEvent), an exclusive industry-insiders only business
development event designed to jump start 2010's strategic business
development activities early in the new year. The event will be
limited to 200 storage, networking, security and virtualization,
and cloud executives and provide high-quality education and
networking opportunities for vendor companies. TheBDEvent takes
place January 26-28, 2010, in Palo Alto, California. For more
information, visit: www.thebdevent.com.
NetApp is one of the sponsors of a half-day workshop focused on
emerging storage and memory technologies at the 16th IEEE
International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture
(HPCA) event. The International Symposium on HPCA provides a
high-quality forum for scientists and engineers to present their
latest research findings on all aspects of high-performance
computer architecture. The HPCA 2010 takes place January 9, 2010 in
Bangalore, India. For more information, visit: www.cse.psu.edu/hpcl/hpca16.html.
In December 2009, Val Bercovici, NetApp Office of the CTO,
presented a Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) webcast
on data center transformation and cloud computing. In this webcast,
Bercovici discussed how to use existing infrastructure with new
technologies such as virtualization, data deduplication, and cloud
Storage to maximize ROI. To view the webcast, visit: www.brighttalk.com/webcasts/7950/play.
Recently, several NetApp employees were
appointed leadership positions within the SNIA. Denise Ridolfo,
Office of the CTO and Industry and Standards Operations manager at
NetApp, was elected to the SNIA Europe Board of Directors as
secretary and marketing chair for EMEA. The Board of Directors
works to deliver on SNIA Europe's mission to promote the
acceptance, deployment, and confidence in open storage-related
architectures, systems, services, and technologies, across the IT
and business community. For more information, visit: www.snia-europe.org.
Alan Yoder, office of the CTO at NetApp, was
elected to the SNIA Storage Management Initiative (SMI) Governing
Board as a member at large. The SMI Governing Board sets the SMI's
business and strategic direction, assures its fiscal health, and
oversees the operations of its subcommittees and projects. The SMI
Governing Board is also responsible for the SMI Strategic Plan
Overview, the overall budget for SMI, and all business conducted by
the Initiative. For more information about SNIA, visit: www.snia.org.
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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