NetApp's Dave Dale to Present on Solid-State Technology at the Flash Memory Summit in August

Sunnyvale, Calif.-August 4, 2010- Dave Dale, director of Industry Standards at NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP), will discuss solid-state technology at two different sessions at the Flash Memory Summit in August. NetApp's Office of the CTO will also sponsor the Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit.

Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit
NetApp's Office of the CTO is a sponsor of the Linux Storage and Filesystem Summit, which takes place August 8-9 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts. The summit brings together developers and researchers who work with the Linux® storage and file system stacks and focuses on current problems and upcoming technology. The summit also provides a neutral collaborative environment for networking and education opportunities so that companies and individuals can get the most of their investment in Linux. Brian Pawlowski, CTO at NetApp, is on the board of directors of the Linux Foundation, which holds the annual event. For more information, visit

Flash Memory Summit
Dave Dale, director of Industry Standards at NetApp and vice-chair of the Storage Networking Industry Association board of directors, with take part in two presentations at the Flash Memory Summit. On August 17 at 2:40 p.m. PT, Dale will participate in a panel discussion on Enterprise SSD Optimization, lead by Jeff Janukowicz of IDC. On August 18 at 8:30 a.m. PT, Dale will give a presentation titled "The Benefits of Solid State in Enterprise Storage Systems." The Flash Memory Summit takes place August 17-19 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit

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

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