NetApp Experts and Customers to Showcase Simplified Data Management at Storage Networking World (SNW) Dallas

What:

Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leading provider of storage and data management solutions, will have industry experts and customers on hand to discuss data management, protection, retention, deduplication, and archiving through speaking sessions, hands-on labs, and demonstrations at Storage Networking World (SNW) Dallas, which will be held October 15-18, 2007.

During six speaking sessions, NetApp® experts will offer insight into clustered computer solutions, data protection and restoration, computer and storage grids, storage consolidation, archiving and compliance, and certification. In addition, two NetApp customers, FES Systems and Catholic HealthCare, will be presenting on their real world experience with NetApp technology and storage efficiency.

NetApp will also host the IP storage hands-on-labs and present live demonstrations at the NetApp booth on

  • StoreVault™ disk-to-disk to tape backup using Symantec Backup Exec 11d
  • SMI-S management interface support for NetApp Storage systems
  • Achieving end-to-end security with Decru DataFort® and Lifetime Key Management™ Appliance.

SNW-the world's largest and foremost storage networking event-is where IT management and professionals learn, network, and maximize their company's storage capabilities. At SNW, attendees can choose from over 140 educational sessions and network with peers from around the globe-plus visit with top solutions providers in the world's largest Expo and Solutions Center focused on storage.

Session:

"Super-Fast Storage: The Revolution of Clustered Computer Solutions"

Speaker:

Bruce Moxon, senior director, Strategic Technology, NetApp

Date:

Monday, October 15, 2007

Time:

1:55-2:40 p.m

Session:

"NetApp University Certification Programs"

Speaker:

Annina Puccio, senior manager, NetAppU, NetApp

Date:

Monday, October 15, 2007

Time:

1:55-2:40 p.m

Session:

"Trends in Data Protection and Restoration Technologies"

Speakers:

Jason Iehl, consulting systems engineer, co-chair of SNIA's Data Protection Initiative and VTL-SIG, NetApp
Michael Rowan, consultant and storage expert

Date:

Monday, October 15, 2007

Time:

2:50-3:35 p.m.

Session:

"Leveraging the Power of Computer and Storage Grids"

Speaker:

Richard Jooss, senior manager, Product and Partner Engineering, NetApp

Date:

Monday, October 15, 2007

Time:

2:50-3:35 p.m.

Session:

"Storage Consolidation with IP Storage: Capabilities, Best Practices and Futures"

Speaker:

David Dale, industry evangelist, NetApp, member of the SNIA Board of Directors, and chair of the SNIA IP Storage Forum

Date:

Monday, October 15, 2007

Time:

4:40-5:25 p.m.

Session:

"Putting the 'Freeze' on Poor Storage Utilization"

Speaker:

Gary Hensel, IT director, Freezing Equipment Sales, Inc.

Date:

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Time:

4:00-4:45 p.m.

Session:

"Implementation Practices for the Archiving and Compliance Infrastructure"

Speaker:

Gary Zasman, director of Assessment, Optimization, Compliance & Security Practice, NetApp

Date:

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Time:

4:40-5:25 p.m.

Event:

SNW Dallas

Dates:

October 15-18, 2007

Where:

Gaylord Texan Resort Hotel and Convention Center
Dallas, Texas

Booth:

P4

URL:

For complete information or to register for the summit, please visit www.snwusa.com


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