NetApp Champions Flexible IT by Sponsoring Developer, Cloud Storage, and Women-in-Computing Conferences in September
Sunnyvale, Calif.September 8,
2010-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) will sponsor three conferences
in September 2010, exploring how advances in IT can bring
flexibility, value, and growth to storage customers. Brian
Pawlowski, CTO and senior vice president at NetApp, will present at
the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in
September. NetApp will also sponsor and present at the 2010 Storage
Developer Conference and sponsor the 2010 Storage Networking
Industry Association (SNIA) Cloud Burst Summit.
2010 Storage Developer
A number of NetApp technical experts will be on hand and presenting
at this year's SNIA Storage Developer Conference in Santa Clara,
California. The NetApp presentations will cover cloud development,
disk optimization, solid-state technology, storage efficiency, and
virtualization. NetApp is a Gold sponsor of the 2010 Storage
Developer Conference, which takes place September 20-23. For more
information, visit www.snia.org/events/storage-developer2010/.
2010 SNIA Cloud Burst
NetApp is a Platinum sponsor of the 2010 SNIA CloudBurst Summit,
which will feature Geoffrey Moore as this year's keynote speaker.
This one-day event brings together end users, cloud providers, and
storage vendors for demonstrations, a showcase, and in-depth
sessions on the storage area of the cloud industry. The 2010 SNIA
CloudBurst Summit is colocated with the 2010 Storage Developer
Conference in Santa Clara, California, and takes place September
23. For more information, visit www.snia.org/cloud/Cloudburst/.
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in
NetApp is a Platinum sponsor of the Grace Hopper Celebration of
Women in Computing conference, "Collaborating Across Boundaries."
At the conference, Brian Pawlowski, CTO and senior vice president
at NetApp, will serve on a panel to discuss cloud computing and
Internet security. Jan Roberts, vice president of Engineering
Services at NetApp, will also serve on a panel, discussing how to
build products across geographical boundaries. The Grace Hopper
Celebration of Women in Computing is a series of conferences
designed to bring the research and career interests of women in
computing to the forefront. The "Collaborating Across Boundaries"
conference takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, September 28-October 2.
For more information, visit gracehopper.org/2010/.
In August, Rick Jooss, director of Fibre Channel and iSCSI
Technical Marketing at NetApp, was elected to the Fibre Channel
Industry Association's board of directors as a member-at-large. The
Fibre Channel Industry Association is a nonprofit international
organization that acts as the independent technology and marketing
voice of the Fibre Channel industry. The association helps member
organizations promote and position Fibre Channel and to provide a
focal point for Fibre Channel information, standards advocacy, and
education. For more information on the Fibre Channel Industry
Association, visit www.fibrechannel.org/.
NetApp also recently joined the TM Forum, an
industry association focused on enabling best-in-class IT for
service providers in the communications, media, and cloud service
markets. The TM Forum provides industry standards and expertise to
enable the creation, delivery, and monetization of digital
services. For more information, visit www.tmforum.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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