Can IT be "Future Ready"? NetApp Executives Explore the Possibilities at VMworld® 2010 San Francisco

SUNNYVALE, Calif.-August 18, 2010-NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) executives will discuss the hottest trends in infrastructure transformation, cloud computing, and virtualization at VMworld® 2010 San Francisco. Manish Goel, executive vice president of Product Operations; Jay Kidd, senior vice president of Product Strategy and Development in the Storage Solutions Group; and Val Bercovici, NetApp cloud czar, will all present at the show. NetApp is a Global Diamond sponsor of VMworld® 2010 San Francisco, which takes place August 30-September 2, 2010, at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

During the show, NetApp will demonstrate how organizations can use virtualization to transform the foundation of their business with a shared IT infrastructure. The NetApp booth (#601) will feature joint solutions from NetApp, Cisco, and VMware and highlight infrastructure solutions for cloud computing, desktop virtualization, and business applications. Visitors can schedule private demonstrations with NetApp vExperts.

Following is a list of the various sessions NetApp will present during VMworld®:

Session: "Imagine Virtually Anything: Building a Fully Dynamic Data Center with Cisco, NetApp, and VMware"
Speakers: Jay Kidd, senior vice president of Product Strategy and Development, Storage Solutions Group, NetApp
Ed Bugnion, vice president and CTO, Server Access Virtualization Business Unit, Cisco
Vittorio Viarengo, vice president of Program Management, Desktop Product Management, VMware, Inc.
Date: Monday, August 30
Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m. PT
Session: "Journey Through a 3,000-Seat VMware View (VDI) Deployment- Snowmageddon 2010"
Speakers: Abhinav Joshi, reference architect, Virtualization and Cloud, NetApp
Robert De May, principle analyst, Project Performance Corporation
Date: Tuesday, August 31
Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PT
and
Date: Thursday, September 2
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. PT
Session: "Desktop Virtualization and Its Role in Transforming IT"
Speaker: Manish Goel, executive vice president of Product Operations, NetApp
Date: Tuesday, August 31
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m. PT
Session: "What's New in VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager"
Speakers: Larry Touchette, Technical Marketing engineer, NetApp
Arturo Fagundo, senior R&D manager, Site Recovery Manager, VMware, Inc.
Date: Tuesday, August 31
Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m. PT
and
Date: Thursday, September 2
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. PT
Session: "Disaster Recovery of Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, and SharePoint Server"
Speakers: Abhinav Joshi, reference architect, Virtualization and Cloud, NetApp
Larry Touchette, Technical Marketing engineer, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, September 1
Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m. PT
and
Date: Thursday, September 2
Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. PT
Session: "Cloud: NetApp's Cloud Strategy, the Latest on Our vCloud Solution, Our Offering of Cloud Services"
Speaker: Val Bercovici, cloud czar, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, September 1
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. PT
Session: "Storage Super-Heavyweight Challenge"
Panelist: Vaughn Stewart, virtualization evangelist, NetApp
Date: Wednesday, September 1
Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m. PT
NetApp Booth: 601
Registration: For complete information or to register for the event, please visit: www.vmworld.com

For more information about NetApp at VMworld® 2010 San Francisco or to schedule a one-on- one meeting with a NetApp vExpert, please visit communities.netapp.com/community/events/vmworld.

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