Network Appliance to Drive Data Management Discussions at Oracle OpenWorld 2006 San Francisco


As a premiere sponsor of Oracle OpenWorld 2006 San Francisco, October 22-26, Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) will provide attendees with data management strategies and live demonstrations of NetApp® tools and Oracle on NetApp solutions for compliance, security, data protection, and consolidation.

For the second year in a row, NetApp president Tom Mendoza will deliver a keynote presentation to OpenWorld attendees. He will highlight how companies are enabling business change through innovative data management. He will share examples and strategies used by industry-leading companies, including Oracle Corporation, that have maximized team productivity and minimized the cost of managing information. Tom's keynote presentation is on Wednesday, October 25 from 11:30-12:30 p.m., Pacific time, in Hall D of Moscone Center.

NetApp will also have experts present to conduct hands-on demonstrations illustrating the business benefits and technical details of developing, deploying, and managing Oracle on NetApp solutions. Demonstrations will include:

  • Advantages of tiered storage while addressing compliance needs with Oracle® ILM Assistant and NetApp SnapLock® software
  • Securing application environments with Oracle Database Vault and Decru® DataFort™ solutions
  • Fast and cost-effective database cloning using NetApp FlexClone™ technology and NetApp SnapManager® for Oracle software
  • Implementing control of service, performance, and prioritization for multiple workloads hosted on a single NetApp system using NetApp FlexShare™ software

In addition to Tom Mendoza's keynote presentation, NetApp will participate in the following industry and technical presentations.


Bruce Moxon will present "Reducing Time to Deployment: Improving Agility for DB Development, Test, QA, and Migration." The session will review traditional and emerging approaches to "database cloning" and demonstrate how space- and time-efficient copies can reduce time to deployment and improve business agility for Oracle applications and other database-centric application development.


Monday, October 23 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in meeting room 270, Moscone South


Satchit Dokras and Suresh Vasudevan will present "Securing Application Environments with Strong Encryption and Access Controls." The session will cover a multi-tier application security strategy, designed to operate in heterogeneous data center environments.


Monday, October 23 from 4:45-5:45 p.m. in meeting room 3004, Moscone West


Rich Clifton from NetApp and Bill Weil from Oracle will present "Strategies for Reducing Complexity and Cost: A Practical Approach to Grid Computing." This session will explore virtualization technologies and some of the barriers that customers face when they move to the grid. The session will also cover a practical approach to overcoming these barriers, resulting in higher efficiency and lower total cost of ownership.


Tuesday, October 24 from 1:45-2:45 p.m. in meeting room 3000, Moscone West


Alvin Richards will present "Optimizing ASM Deployments for Resiliency, Data Protection, and Performance." The session will explore approaches and strategie for deploying ASM technology, taking into consideration the initial deployment, backup, restore, and cloning for automatic storage management (ASM) in standalone and real application cluster (RAC) configurations. The session will also discuss the use of ASM in NetApp-specific storage environments.


Wednesday, October 25 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in meeting room 200, Moscone South


Ashish Gupta from NetApp and Lilian Hobbs from Oracle will present "Compliance and ILM: Oracle and NetApp, the Perfect Solution." The session will address how to manage and store data with ease and efficiency to meet business and external regulatory needs-and the advantages of doing so using Oracle software and NetApp storage systems.


Thursday, October 26 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in meeting room 200, Moscone South


Brajesh Goyal will present "Service-Centric Storage Grid for your Oracle Environments." The session will cover strategies, processes, and technologies that can help organizations evolve toward a service-centric storage grid.


Thursday, October 26 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in meeting room 3000, Moscone West


Oracle OpenWorld 2006


October 22-26, 2006


Moscone Convention Center
San Francisco, CA 94103
Booth: #1614 (Moscone South)


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