NetApp Named One of 10 Best Tech Companies to Work for in India

Sunnyvale, Calif. - May 1, 2007 -- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leader in advanced network storage solutions, announced today it has been honored by Indiatimes Infotech, a leading technology media Web site in India, as one of the "Best Tech Companies to Work For" in India for 2007. NetApp was recognized for the company's belief that "success is founded on the people who work at NetApp" and for its "flexible work schedules and special benefits for parents of special-needs children."

"Our goal has been to build a company viewed as outstanding by our customers, shareholders, and employees not only in America but globally," said Vikram Shah, president, India Operations, Network Appliance. "It's a tremendous accomplishment to be recognized as one of the 'Best Tech Companies to Work For' in India, and we are proud to offer our employees a positive workplace environment that fosters innovation, teamwork, and productivity."

First established in India in 2003, NetApp inaugurated its expanded development center facility at Golf Links Software Parks in Bangalore, India, in April 2006. The facility houses one of the company's four global customer support centers and other global operations such as partner and product engineering, product management, partner certification, and global IT infrastructure support. In addition, the facility has a world-class technical infrastructure and a well-equipped library, cafeteria, and break room for all employees.

Rankings in FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" and a reported "sense of value" from individual employees based in India were contributing factors in the selection process for the "Best Tech Companies to Work For" in the India 2007 listing. More information is viewable online at

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