NetApp President Tom Mendoza Featured on BusinessWeek Podcast "Climbing the Ladder"

Sunnyvale, Calif. - June 6, 2007 -- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) president Tom Mendoza was recently interviewed by John Byrne, executive editor of BusinessWeek, for the podcast series "Climbing the Ladder." The segment, "Getting It Done! The Art and Science of Leadership," focused on Mendoza's ability to develop a passionate and committed leadership style that's scalable. During the interview Mendoza discussed his personal growth and management style after more than 30 years in leadership roles, including successful techniques and how he overcomes challenges. In the context of his position as president of NetApp, Mendoza addressed questions about scaling management during extended periods of rapid growth while maintaining a cohesive corporate culture. The podcast is available at
and via the iTunes Store. All downloads are free.

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