NetApp to Drive Discussions Around Cloud and Virtualization at SNW Spring 2010

Sunnyvale, Calif.-April 5, 2010-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) executives, technical experts, and customers will participate in 17 separate sessions at SNW Spring 2010, discussing topics ranging from cloud computing to virtualization to Ethernet technologies and more. SNW is the world's largest event for IT end users, vendors, channel partners, press, and analysts involved in storage, data center, infrastructure, and business continuity. NetApp is a Gold Level sponsor of SNW Spring 2010 and the sole sponsor of Dinner in the Expo on Tuesday, April 13. The event takes place April 12-15, 2010, in Orlando, Florida.

In addition to participating in speaking sessions, NetApp and two customers have been named finalists for the SNW Best Practices Awards. NetApp is a finalist in the "Planning, Designing, and Building a Next-Generation Storage and Server Infrastructure" category. NetApp customers Kelley Blue Book and Sprint are both finalists in the "Virtualization and Cloud Computing" category. The top honoree in each category will be announced during the Best Practices Awards Ceremony at SNW Spring 2010.

SNW Spring attendees can see NetApp executives, technical experts, and customers at the following sessions:

Session: "Sufficient Evidence Pointed to Litigation Firm's Need for a Consolidated Storage Solution"
Speaker: Mark Harris, senior network architect, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 9:20-10:05 a.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Server and Storage Consolidation with iSCSI Arrays"
Speaker: David Dale, director of Industry Standards, NetApp
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 9:20-10:05 a.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Trends in Data Protection and Restoration Technologies"
Speakers: Jason Iehl, architect, Data Protection Solutions, NetApp
Andreas Schwegmann, product architect, HP
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 10:15-11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Session: Panel: "FCoE-The Arrival of the 21st-Century Data Center"
Panel Member: Mike McNamara, senior manager, Product Marketing, NetApp
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 1:00-1:45 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: Panel: "Is SSD Right for Your Enterprise?"
Panel Member: David Dale, director of Industry Standards, NetApp
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 1:00-1:45 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Optimizing Your Storage for Server Virtualization"
Speaker: Chris Lionetti, reference architect, NetApp
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 2:50-3:35 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Leading the Governance Challenge: How Storage Administrators Should Shape Successful Enterprise Data Center Convergence"
Speakers: Jeffrey Eckard, director, SAN Product Manager, NetApp
Jeff Popnoe, distinguished member of Technical Staff, Verizon VSO Architecture
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010
Time: 2:50-3:35 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "ITaaS: Data Center Inc. Stays Ahead of the IT Infrastructure Curve with Cloud-Based Storage Solution"
Speaker: Robert Ross, chief security officer and senior vice president of Network and Technical Services, Data Center Inc.
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Time: 2:10-2:55 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Kelley Blue Book: Getting Your Company on the Road to Storage and Server Efficiency"
Speaker: Grant Leathers, director of Enterprise Infrastructure, Kelley Blue Book
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Time: 3:05-3:50 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Well-Grounded Approach to the Cloud: Defining and Delivering on the Promise of an Enterprise Cloud"
Speaker: Val Bercovici, Office of the CTO, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Time: 4:00-4:45 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Taking the Plunge: Effectively Deploying Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure"
Speaker: Rich Clifton, senior vice president and general manager, Technology Enablement and Solutions Organization, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Time: 4:55-5:40 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "pNFS, Parallel Storage for Grid, Virtualization, and Database Computing"
Speaker: Pranoop Erasani, senior Ecosystem Architect, NFS Protocol, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Time: 4:55-5:40 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Provisioning State of the Art Technology as a Continuum"
Speaker: Robert Ross, chief security officer and senior vice president of Network and Technical Services, Data Center Inc.
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Time: 4:55 p.m.-5:40 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "Green Storage Technologies and Your Bottom Line"
Speaker: Dr. Alan Yoder, Office of the CTO, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Time: 10:50-11:35 a.m. Eastern Time
Session:/td> "The Benefits of Solid State in Enterprise Storage Systems: Today and Tomorrow"
Moderator: David Dale, director of Industry Standards, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Time: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Session: "SCSI SANs: Ideal Applications, Large and Small"
Speakers: Jason Blosil, manager, Product Marketing, NetApp
Gary Gumanow, senior product manager, Dell
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010
Time: 10:20-11:05 a.m. Eastern Time
Session: "iSCSI: A Lossless Ethernet Fabric with DCB"
Speakers: Jason Blosil, manager, Product Marketing, NetApp
Gary Gumanow, senior product manager, Dell
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010
Time: 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Eastern Time
NetApp Booth: 400
Where: Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, Florida 32819
(866) 996-9939
Registration: For complete information or to register for the event, please visit: www.snwusa.com

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