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NetApp Completes Acquisition of Bycast Inc.


Sunnyvale, Calif. - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Bycast Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, under terms of the definitive agreement announced on April 7, 2010.

Bycast extends NetAppís leadership position in unified storage by adding an object-based storage offering to manage petabyte-scale, globally distributed repositories of images, video, and records for enterprises and service providers. Bycast also expands NetAppís position in key markets such as healthcare, digital media, Web 2.0, and cloud services providers.

Bycastís former headquarters is now the NetApp Vancouver Technology Center, responsible for existing Bycast products and future product development.

Additional details on the NetApp acquisition of Bycast can be found in the April 7, 2010 initial acquisition press release.

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Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include the anticipated benefits to be obtained from NetAppís acquisition of Bycast, including Bycastís product capabilities and compatibility. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results could vary. Factors that could impact our ability to achieve our goals include our ability to successfully integrate Bycastís operations and products with our own; the future success of both companiesí product lines; general economic and industry conditions, including expenditure trends for storage-related products; our ability to deliver new product architectures and products that meet market acceptance; our ability to design products that compete effectively from a price and performance perspective; and other important factors as described in NetApp reports and documents filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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