NetApp Experts to Lead Educational Discussions Around Data Protection, Security, SAN Solutions, Storage Grid, Archiving, and Compliance at Storage Networking World Europe and Storage Expo Netherlands

What:

Frankfurt, Germany - October 18, 2007 -- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leading provider of storage and data management solutions, will lead several discussions at Storage Networking World (SNW) Europe and Storage Expo Netherlands. NetApp is a platinum sponsor of SNW Europe, which will be held October 29-31, 2007 in Frankfurt, Germany. Storage Expo Netherlands will be held October 31-November 1 in Jaarbeurs Utrecht, The Netherlands.

During 10 speaking sessions at SNW Europe, NetApp experts will offer perspective on data protection best practices, archiving and compliance issues, storage grid, Fibre Channel, and contemporary data protection technologies. NetApp will also present at Storage Expo Netherlands on the benefits of networked storage.

Storage Networking World is the leading global event series focused on the continuing rapid growth and implementation of networked storage solutions, encompassing the latest thinking on data and storage management, systems architecture, infrastructure design, and data center technology options.

Storage Expo Netherlands will feature market leaders, associations, speakers, and other IT professionals offering their ideas, technologies, services, and views on the latest IT security themes. Over 6,500 visitors are expected to attend the free seminars, vendor sessions, and training courses offered by participants.

SNW Europe

Session:

"Introduction to iSCSI"

Speaker:

David Dale, director, Industry Standards, NetApp and chair, SNIA IP Storage Forum

Date:

Monday, October 29, 2007

Time:

16:50-17:30

Session:

"Storage Grid or High Performance Computing am LRZ" (Presented in German)

Speaker:

Christoph Biardzki, Leibniz Rechenzentrum

Date:

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Time:

09:30-10:10

Session:

"Trends in Data Protection: CDP and VTL"

Speaker:

David Dale, director, Industry Standards, NetApp and vice chair, SNIA Board of Directors

Date:

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Time:

14:50-15:30

Session:

"Solving the Coming Archive Crisis"

Speaker:

Gary Zasman, WW Practice director, NetApp and co-chair, SNIA-DMF 100 Year Archive

Date:

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Time:

16:00-16:40

Session:

"Archiving and Compliance Infrastructure"

Speaker:

Gary Zasman, WW Practice director, NetApp and co-chair, SNIA-DMF 100 Year Archive

Date:

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Time:

16:50-17:30

Session:

"Solving the Coming Archive Crisis"

Speaker:

Gary Zasman, WW Practice director, NetApp and co-chair, SNIA-DMF 100 Year Archive

Date:

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Time:

10:20-11:00

Session:

"Contemporary Data Protection Best Practices with iSCSI Storage Arrays"

Speaker:

David Dale, director, Industry Standards, NetApp and chair, SNIA IP Storage Forum

Date:

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Time:

10:20-11:00

Session:

"Fibre Channel-Roadmap to Your IT Future"

Speaker:

John Rollason, Product Marketing manager, NetApp and FCIA member

Date:

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Time:

11:30-12:10

Session:

"Trends in Data Protection - CDP and VTL"

Speaker:

David Dale, director, Industry Standards, NetApp and chair, SNIA IP Storage Forum

Date:

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Time:

12:20-13:00

Session:

"ABCs of Data Encryption Presented"

Speaker:

Blair Semple, Storage Security evangelist, Decru/NetApp and SNIA SSIF Board member

Date:

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Time:

13:50-14:30

Storage Expo Netherlands

Session:

"The Benefits of Networked Storage"

Speaker:

David Dale, director, Industry Standards, NetApp and chair, SNIA IP Storage Forum

Date:

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Time:

11:50-12:30

Event:

SNW Europe
October 29-31
Congress Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany

NetApp Booth:

P2

Registration:

For complete information, or to register for the conference, go to www.snweurope.com

Event:

Storage Expo Netherlands
October 31-November 1
Jaarbeurs Utrecht
Netherlands

NetApp Booth:

9A052

Registration:

For complete information or to register for the expo, go to http://sites.vnuexhibitions.com/sites/portal_storage-expo_nl/en/index.asp.

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