NetApp Honored as a Top Corporate Philanthropist in Silicon Valley

Sunnyvale, Calif. - August 30, 2007 -- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leading provider of storage and data management solutions, has been recognized by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal for outstanding corporate philanthropy in the local community. NetApp® was named one of the Top 35 Corporate Philanthropists in Silicon Valley at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, August 28, at Mexican Heritage Plaza in San Jose, California.

The awards recognize the top 35 Bay Area companies leading the region in cash and in-kind donations of products and services to nonprofit organizations headquartered in the Silicon Valley region.

"At NetApp we believe that corporate philanthropy is a source of pride and camaraderie for our employees," said Gwen McDonald, senior vice president of Human Resources at NetApp. "As a company, we take creating and maintaining a unique work environment very seriously, and believe in developing programs that encourage giving back to the community-this award validates these above-and-beyond efforts."

The corporate philanthropy awards honor the top 35 corporate philanthropists in Silicon Valley and salute five nonprofit organizations with the 2007 Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's IMPACT Awards. For more information on the awards please visit: http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/event/3397.

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