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NetApp Named a Member of the 2009 Uptime Institute Global Green 100 List

NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) announced today that it has been named to the Global Green 100 List for 2009 by the Uptime Institute, a leading research-based think-tank and corporate advisory on the business and technology issues related to critical computing environment reliability and energy efficiency.
  • 11 May, 2009 10:44

<p>SYDNEY, Australia – 11 May, 2009 – NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) announced today that it has been named to the Global Green 100 List for 2009 by the Uptime Institute, a leading research-based think-tank and corporate advisory on the business and technology issues related to critical computing environment reliability and energy efficiency. The Global Green 100 List’s purpose is to identify and provide global recognition for those companies that demonstrate an integral commitment to and progress toward reducing their energy consumption and carbon footprint.</p>
<p>The list of 100 includes exemplary FORTUNE 500 and InformationWeek 500 organisations with a demonstrated board-level policy and governance commitment to increasing energy efficiency and reducing the carbon footprint of their enterprise IT and data centre operations. These corporations have the largest investment in enterprise IT and have taken a highly visible leadership role in mandating dramatic improvements in energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction. The official naming of the Global Green 100 was made during the April 15 Green Enterprise IT Awards ceremony.</p>
<p>“NetApp strives to help our customers maximise their storage efficiency and drive down energy consumption, and we lead by example,” said Laura Pickering, vice president, office of the CEO and environmental responsibility advocate for NetApp. “We are honoured to be a part of the Global Green 100 and proud to stand with so many other global leaders.”</p>
<p>For more information on NetApp's environmental stewardship, visit Our Green Story, where you will find details about NetApp's environmental certifications and its approach to addressing power consumption. To learn more about NetApp's commitment to reducing its impact on the environment and helping customers increase their power and storage efficiency, listen to the podcast "Defining a Model to Reduce Carbon Footprint," with Laura Pickering.</p>
<p>Discuss this news in the NetApp Community, where you can exchange thoughts and ideas on a variety of topics with our community members. Collaborate with our company, engage in conversation with NetApp leaders and employees, our customers, and partners. Participate in our passion to go further, faster. Join now at www.netapp.com/us/communities.</p>
<p>About NetApp
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. Discover NetApp’s passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com.</p>
<p>To learn more about the history and culture of NetApp, get a copy of How to Castrate a Bull by NetApp founder Dave Hitz at www.howtocastrateabull.com.</p>
<p>About the Uptime Institute
The Uptime Institute (uptimeinstitute.org) is a leading independent research, corporate advisory, knowledge exchange, education, and professional services provider serving the owners/operators of enterprise data centres. Our primary area of expertise, as the name implies, is the uptime availability, reliability, and resiliency of enterprise computing within formal critical computing environments, i.e., computer rooms, server farms and ranches, and data centres. The Institute operates a private knowledge network, the Site Uptime Network, that conducts research, benchmarking, knowledge-sharing, and best practices for its members, who represent 100 of the largest data centre owning/operating institutions in the world. Our intellectual property base includes the de facto industry standard for data centre design known as the Tiers Classification System and the Four Metrics for Determining a Green Data Centre.</p>
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<p>+61 2 9954 3492</p>
<p>rachel.york@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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