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Is Your IT Ready for the Future? NetApp executives explore the possibilities at Cisco Live 2011


London, Excel Centre London, January 31 – February 3, 2011

London, January 28, 2011 – NetApp is focusing on shared IT infrastructures at this year’s Cisco Live event. As one of Cisco’s solution partners, NetApp is showcasing how customers can build a shared infrastructure with NetApp and Cisco and also the advantages of Flexpod.

Paul Sudlow, EMEA Technical Alliance Lead for Cisco and VMware, will be speaking at the show on Wednesday 2nd February at 10:30am in the Gold Theatre. He will be focusing on ‘Building future ready IT with NetApp shared storage & Cisco’. Paul will discuss how a flexible IT approach built on a shared storage Infrastructure from NetApp, combined with Cisco Unified Networking & Computing is faster and more efficient than traditional approaches to IT.

NetApp’s booth at the show is Gold G11 and will be combined with a virtual booth featuring blog posts from NetApp executives and activity from the show so that those not attending Cisco Live can gain an update on NetApp’s presence.  NetApp executives including John Rollason (@JohnRollason) and Tim Waldron (@timwaldron) will be continuously tweeting and blogging at the event and posts can be accessed via the virtual booth here:

Visitors to the event stand will see a number of demonstrations around storage efficiency, one-wire and deduplication as well as a simulator provided by NetApp’s sponsored cycling team, Team NetApp.

John Rollason, Solutions Marketing EMEA, discusses NetApp’s presence at the show: “The relationship that we have with Cisco is one of technical advancement and customer experience focus. Our partnership with Cisco means that we are able to offer customers the latest in new technology and the true benefits of an infrastructure which is efficient and flexible.”

NetApp speaking session at Cisco Live:

Session: Building Future Ready IT with NetApp Shared Storage & Cisco

Speakers: Paul Sudlow, EMEA Technical Alliance Lead for Cisco and VMware

Date: Wednesday, 2nd February 2011

Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

NetApp booth: Gold G 11

Speakers available for media briefings:
- Paul Sudlow, EMEA Technical Alliance Lead for Cisco and VMware
- John Rollason, Solutions Marketing EMEA

To schedule a one-on-one meeting with a NetApp executive, please contact:

Champion Communications
Ph: +44 (0) 20 7268 3076

For complete information or to register for the event, please visit:

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