Mark Leslie to Retire from NetApp Board of Directors

Sunnyvale, Calif.-July 2, 2010- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that Mark Leslie will not stand for reelection to NetApp's board of directors at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders in August 2010. Leslie joined the NetApp board in July 2004 and served as a member of the corporate governance and nominating committee and the investment and acquisition committee.

"Mark has been a valuable member of the NetApp board with his extensive storage expertise and broad industry knowledge," said Dan Warmenhoven, executive chairman of NetApp. "We thank Mark for his service and contributions in helping NetApp reach new levels of success."

"It has been an honor to serve on the NetApp board, and I'm proud of my affiliation with NetApp over the past six years," said Leslie, managing director of Leslie Ventures and former CEO of VERITAS Software. "NetApp is a special company that is well positioned to grow and gain market share. I wish the company continued success."

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