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Network Appliance Adds Two New Judges to NetApp Innovation Awards Panel

  • 16 September, 2004 13:32

<p>Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) has added two new members to the prestigious judging panel for the first annual NetApp Innovation Awards: William P. Barnett and Keith Liu. Barnett is the Thomas M. Siebel Professor of Business Leadership, Strategy and Organizations at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. Liu is the Anchor of e and Generation e for CNBC Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. They join judges Nick Allen, Vice President and Research Director, Gartner Research; Peter Burrows, Silicon Valley Senior Editor, BusinessWeek; and Brian Fonseca, Senior Writer, eWEEK.</p>
<p>So far, more than 25 enterprise customers are in the submissions queue for awards in five categories. The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2004 and NetApp customers may nominate themselves or be nominated by a NetApp sales representative or channel partner.</p>
<p>From the start, the NetApp Innovation Awards have relied on a prestigious third-party panel of judges. The awards distinguish themselves in the industry by adding outside expertise and a critical, unbiased assessment of real-world NetApp deployments at customer sites.</p>
<p>The NetApp Innovation Awards honour customers who have achieved positive business and/or community results using NetApp solutions, demonstrated creativity and conceptual leadership in storage and/or caching best practices, and embody the NetApp ‘can do’ and ‘create a model company’ spirit. For nomination forms and guidelines, please visit www.netapp.com/go/innovation/.</p>
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<p>About Network Appliance
Network Appliance is a world leader in unified storage solutions for today's data-intensive enterprise. Since its inception in 1992, Network Appliance has delivered technology, product and partner firsts that continue to drive ‘The evolution of storage™’. Information about Network Appliance™ solutions and services is available at www.netapp.com.</p>
<p>NetApp is a registered trademark and Network Appliance and The evolution of storage are trademarks of Network Appliance, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.</p>
<p>For further information please contact –
Harry Christian
Network Appliance, Inc.
tels + 61 (0) 2 9779 5600 &amp; + 61 (0) 407 100 666</p>
<p>Press contact –
Derek Evans
Gotley Nix Evans Pty Ltd
tels +61 (0) 2 9957 5555 &amp; +61 (0) 410 601 673
pr@gne.com.au</p>

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