NetApp to Demonstrate Flexible and Efficient IT Solutions at Citrix, Microsoft, and SAP User Conferences in May 2011
SUNNYVALE, Calif.-April 25,
2011-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) will sponsor the Citrix
Synergy, Microsoft TechEd, and SAP SAPPHIRE NOW user conferences in
May 2011. NetApp will also participate in the Interop Las Vegas
2011 and BSDCan 2011 conferences, as well as sponsor the Anita Borg
Women of Vision awards banquet.
Interop Las Vegas 2011
Jason Blosil, product marketing manager at NetApp, will be at
Interop 2011 as part of the Ethernet Alliance to help demonstrate
breakthroughs with FCoE technology and consolidated Ethernet
storage. Interop is the leading business technology event, with
in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world
demonstrations, and live technology implementations. Interop 2011
takes place May 8-12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las
Vegas, Nevada. See NetApp at the Ethernet Alliance booth, #2358.
For more information, visit www.interop.com/lasvegas.
The BSDCan 2011
NetApp is the platinum sponsor of the BSDCan 2011 conference, a
technical conference for both beginners and experts working on and
with 4.4BSD-based operating systems and related projects. At the
conference, NetApp's Joe CaraDonna, Neel Natu, and Peter Grehan
will introduce and demonstrate a native hypervisor for the BSD
operating system called BHyVe. BSDCan 2011 takes place May 13-14 at
the University of Ottawa, and will be preceded by two days of
tutorials on May 11-12, 2011. For more information, visit
Microsoft TechEd North America
NetApp is a platinum sponsor of Microsoft TechEd North America
2011, which takes place May 16-19 in Atlanta, Georgia. Alex Jauch,
Microsoft technical architect at NetApp, and Robert Quimbey,
Microsoft alliance engineer at NetApp, will deliver a presentation
entitled "Innovative Storage and Data Management Strategies to
Power Your Microsoft Enterprise Applications." In addition, NetApp
engineers will provide technical overviews of private cloud
solutions built on NetApp® and Microsoft®, as well as
storage solutions for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010,
SharePoint Server®, SQL Server®, and Microsoft
Hyper-V™, at booth #1001. For more information or to register
for the conference, visit northamerica.msteched.com.
SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2011
NetApp is a gold sponsor of SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2011, which takes
place May 16-19 in Orlando, Florida. SAPPHIRE NOW is the largest
customer-driven SAP® technology conference in the world.
NetApp will demonstrate at booth #2236 how SAP users can enable
cloud solutions in their data center today and prepare for their
infrastructure needs of tomorrow. For more details or to
register for SAPPHIRE NOW 2011, visit communities.netapp.com/community/events/sapphire.
Anita Borg Women of Vision
NetApp is a gold sponsor of the Anita Borg Women of Vision awards
banquet, which is hosted by the Anita Borg Institute for Women and
Technology. The Anita Borg Institute brings together technology
leaders, emerging technologists, and students pursuing studies with
an eye toward a career in technology to expand the opportunities
for the development of women in technology. This award honors women
making significant contributions to technology in the categories of
Innovation, Leadership, and Social Impact. The awards banquet and
ceremony take place May 19 in Santa Clara, California. For more
information, visit anitaborg.org/initiatives/women-of-vision.
Citrix Synergy 2011
NetApp is a silver sponsor of Citrix Synergy 2011, which takes
place May 25-27 in San Francisco, California. NetApp will
demonstrate powerful solutions at booth #419 that help reduce
storage costs, increase
IT flexibility, and help Citrix users realize the full
potential of their virtual environments. Jim Sangster, senior
director of Solutions Marketing at NetApp, will moderate a
discussion on Wednesday, May 25, at 4:30 p.m. PT, that will
showcase how NetApp partner MTM and its customer Thorlabs
drastically reduced the time needed to plan and deploy a Citrix
XenDesktop 5 environment using a NetApp validated design. For more
information about NetApp speaking sessions and featured solutions
at this event, visit communities.netapp.com/docs/DOC-10378.
Recent Industry News
Silicon Valley Women of
The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal named both
Marina Levinson, senior vice president and CIO at NetApp, and Nehal
Mehta, senior manager of Quality Assurance at NetApp, Silicon
Valley Women of Influence in 2011. The women on the list are
nominated by their community and selected by a panel of judges.
They represent many different industries in Silicon Valley,
including astronomy and astrophysics, venture capital, high tech,
financial services, education, nonprofit, communications, and more.
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 using and
supporting open standards, visit www.netapp.com/us/company/leadership/industry-standards.
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