Network Appliance Drives Industry Discussions at Storage Networking World Fall 2006

What:

Industry experts from Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) will participate in enterprise and small and medium business (SMB) network storage tutorials at Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2006, which is being held in Orlando, Florida, October 31-November 3, 2006.

During these sessions, NetApp experts will offer perspective on the future of data management, storage consolidation, and best practices for maximizing storage investments for SMBs.

Session:

Server and Storage Consolidation: How and Where IP Storage Can Help
Speaker: David Dale, Industry Evangelist, Network Appliance
Date: Tuesday, October 31
Time: 1:55-2:40 p.m. ET

Dale will discuss contemporary consolidation trends in both servers and storage, examining the goals, benefits, and issues. He will also examine how IP storage can support a consolidation agenda in typical IT environments, with particular focus on infrastructure, operating system, and application fit, incorporating real-world examples and end-user case studies.

Session:

What SMBs Aren't Telling You-And Why You Should Listen Anyway
Speaker: Sajai Krishnan, General Manager, StoreVault Division, Network Appliance
Date: Friday, November 3
Time: 8:30-9:15 a.m. ET

Krishnan will discuss the typical backup and data management hurdles faced by SMBs and examine the most promising technologies in the SMB market, including NAS, iSCSI SANs, backup and replication, and more. He will examine for IT generalists how to maximize their storage investment and store their critical business data.

Who:

Executives from Network Appliance are available for media interviews. Please contact John Welton of Voce Communications for more information at jwelton@vocecomm.com.

Booth #:

G10

Event:

SNW Fall 2006

Dates:

October 31-November 3, 2006

Where:

JW Marriott Grande Lakes Resort
Orlando, Florida

URL:

http://www.snwusa.com


Press Contact:

NetApp PR Hotline
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