NetApp Recognized for "Best Support Staff Practices" at National Conference
Sunnyvale, Calif. - May 10, 2007 --
Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:
NTAP), a leader in advanced network storage solutions, today
announced that it has received a Star Award from the Service and
Support Professionals Association (SSPA). NetApp®
was honored at the three-day international best practices
conference, May 6-8, 2007, at the Sheraton Hotel, San Diego.
The STAR Awards are among the highest honors
in the service and support industry, acknowledging the contribution
of companies of all sizes to the continual improvement of service
and support delivery industry-wide. Winning a STAR Award is a sign
of peer recognition and of being one of the best in the business.
There are two major categories of STAR Awards: "Service Excellence"
and "Best Practices."
"We are honored to be selected a winner of the
Star Awards," said Rusty Walther, senior vice president of Services
and Support at NetApp. "NetApp has always had a reputation for
innovation, and to be recognized by the SSPA is a special honor
that complements our belief in the critical importance of support
and services in helping customers leverage the value of their IT
Founded in 1989, the Service & Support
Professionals Association (SSPA) has become the largest and most
influential industry trade group for technology service and support
professionals. Its nearly 200 member companies represent tech
support, field service, and customer relations organizations around
for more information on the SSPA Star awards.
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