NetApp® FAS6070 Wins China Information World Editor's Choice Award

Sunnyvale, Calif. - February 6, 2007 -- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leader in advanced network storage solutions, today announced that the NetApp FAS6070 unified storage system has won an Editor's Choice award in the High-End Storage category from China Information World. Considered one of China's most influential technical publications, China Information World evaluates products annually based on performance, end user relevancy, user surveys, and market response. The Editor's Choice awards are given by a committee of the magazine's editors searching for the best in technology innovation and the future leaders of the information industry in China.

"Network Appliance is honored to receive the Editor's Choice award for our FAS6070," said George Or, regional director of Greater China at Network Appliance. "China Information World is a well-known technology publication in China, and we value this international recognition of our data center proven FAS systems. This award further validates our customers worldwide who have chosen the FAS6070 to consolidate storage, maximize data protection, and streamline backup and archiving in order to get more value from IT investments."

Data center proven with a modular architecture, the FAS6070 system offers the scalability of frame array systems with a flexible storage architecture capable of handling the largest enterprise data center applications. Tiered storage can be implemented in one system using cost-saving SATA disk drives or high-performance FC disk drives, and data can be stored in either file or block format. Supported protocols include FCP, NFS, CIFS, HTTP, and iSCSI for the greatest flexibility. For more information and technical details, visit

Details on all winners of the China Information World Editor's Choice awards are available online at

About Network Appliance
Network Appliance is a world leader in unified storage solutions for today's data-intensive enterprise. Since its inception in 1992, Network Appliance has delivered technology, product, and partner firsts that simplify data management. Information about Network Appliance™ solutions and services is available at

Press Contact:
John Welton
Voce Communications, Inc. for Network Appliance, Inc.
Ph: 408-822-6000