NetApp Boosts Storage Density and Response Time

What:

Today Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) announced the availability of two new hard disk drives: a 750GB SATA drive and a 300GB Fibre Channel (FC) drive.

The new 750GB SATA drive has 250GB more capacity, providing 50% greater storage density, than the largest disk drive previously offered by NetApp. This increase in storage density will allow customers to realize savings in power, cooling, and data center space.

The new high-performance 4Gb per second 300GB FC drive, with 15,000 RPM rotational speed, provides a 50% increase over previous offerings, enabling faster response times and higher data throughput.

Disk shelves for both types of drives can be configured into a single NetApp® FAS storage system, offering a wide variety of storage alternatives for individual customer needs.

Visit www.netapp.com for more information.

Contacts:

Media should contact the NetApp PR hotline at xdl-uspr@netapp.com for further information. Customers and partners should contact their local sales representative to speak with a NetApp expert.

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 www.netapp.com.

Press Contact:
Nathan Phillips
Network Appliance, Inc.
(408) 822-7284
nathanp@netapp.com

NetApp PR Hotline
Ph: (408) 822-3287
xdl-uspr@netapp.com