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NetApp Announces Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2013

Reports Q2 FY'13 Revenues of $1.541 Billion; Non-GAAP Earnings per Share of $0.51 -- Company Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/12 -- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2013, which ended October 26, 2012. Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal year 2013 totaled $1.541 billion and were in line with prior guidance. Revenues for the same period a year ago totaled $1.507 billion.

For the second quarter of fiscal year 2013, GAAP net income was $110 million, or $0.30 per share,(1) compared to GAAP net income of $166 million, or $0.44 per share for the same period a year ago. Non-GAAP net income for the second quarter of fiscal year 2013 was $189 million, or $0.51 per share,(2) compared to non-GAAP net income of $236 million, or $0.63 per share for the same period a year ago.

Revenues for the first six months of fiscal year 2013 totaled $2.986 billion compared to revenues of $2.965 billion for the first six months of the prior fiscal year. GAAP net income for the first six months of fiscal year 2013 totaled $173 million, or $0.47 per share, compared to GAAP net income of $305 million, or $0.78 per share for the first six months of the prior fiscal year. Non-GAAP net income for the first six months of fiscal year 2013 totaled $345 million, or $0.93 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $458 million, or $1.17 per share for the first six months of the prior fiscal year.

"NetApp produced healthy financial results in the second quarter with revenue roughly at the midpoint of and EPS above our guidance range, despite a difficult environment. We saw a strong uptake of NetApp® Data ONTAP® 8 and clustered Data ONTAP, as customers are looking to build agile data infrastructure environments with intelligent data management, nearly unlimited scalability, and nondisruptive operations," said Tom Georgens, president and CEO. "We also saw momentum in our partnering strategy with continued FlexPod® growth and a record high revenue contribution from Arrow and Avnet. Our focus on delivering best-of-breed storage solutions and the leverage we gain through go-to-market and channel partners will enable NetApp to grow our business and gain share."

NetApp also announces it will continue its share repurchase program with an additional $1.5 billion authorized. Under this program, NetApp can purchase shares of its outstanding common stock through open market and in privately negotiated transactions at prices deemed appropriate by management. The timing and amount of repurchase transactions under the program will depend on market conditions, corporate considerations, and regulatory requirements. The purchases will be funded from available working capital.

Outlook

NetApp's outlook for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 is based on current business expectations, market conditions, and continued uncertainty in the macroeconomic environment.

  • NetApp estimates revenue for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 to be in the range of $1.575 billion to $1.675 billion.
  • NetApp estimates GAAP earnings per share for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 to be approximately $0.29 to $0.34 per share. NetApp estimates non-GAAP earnings per share for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 to be approximately $0.53 to $0.58 per share.
  • NetApp estimates that the share count for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 will decrease to approximately 365 million shares.

Business Highlights
NetApp is built on a culture of innovation that aims to provide customers with the best experience possible. This comes not only from NetApp's direct relationship with customers, but also by delivering compelling technology solutions and forging best-in-class partnerships.

In its second quarter of fiscal year 2013, NetApp's culture of innovation was on display across every aspect of its business. NetApp continued to strengthen and extend its best-of-breed partner ecosystem by announcing new joint solutions and key integrations with industry leaders such as Cisco, Microsoft, VMware, Oracle, and Citrix that will help customers of all sizes accelerate their businesses. A foundational component to several of the new joint offerings is NetApp's Data ONTAP, the world's #1 storage operating system.

Highlights include:

NetApp Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire CacheIQ, Inc.

  • NetApp has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CacheIQ, Inc., a privately held storage solutions company based in Austin, Texas. The acquisition will provide NetApp with intellectual property that extends its capabilities to support nondisruptive operations for enterprise data center environments. NetApp will integrate this intellectual property into its product offerings over time. Financial terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed at this time.

Best-in-Class Partner Integration Fuels Innovation for Customers

  • NetApp and Cisco expand data center infrastructure solutions for midsized businesses to large enterprises. The FlexPod data center platform now features support and validation for VMware vSphere on NetApp clustered Data ONTAP to help organizations drive growth by adding nodes to their storage cluster creating large storage pools that span storage devices and can scale almost infinitely. The two companies also introduced ExpressPod, a prepackaged and tested solution for growing small and medium-sized organizations that require increased IT efficiency and simplicity. Celebrating its two-year anniversary, more than 1,500 organizations in 35 countries are accelerating their transition to the cloud with FlexPod. Additionally, more than 660 certified FlexPod Partners around the world are helping these customers deploy their infrastructures more quickly and easily.
  • NetApp and Microsoft technology collaboration drives public, private, and hybrid cloud migration. NetApp announced support for Windows Server 2012 with storage solutions for server and desktop virtualization, storage and availability, Web and application platform development, and private cloud deployment. For organizations of any size and in any industry, this close collaboration simplifies and accelerates how storage is pooled, provisioned, accessed, and managed in Windows environments.
  • NetApp and VMware team up to accelerate customers' transition to an agile data infrastructure. NetApp and VMware continue to build on their nearly 10 year partnership by unveiling integration between VMware vSphere 5.1 and NetApp clustered Data ONTAP. The integration will also enable customers to securely manage and deploy infinite storage pools and to deliver nondisruptive migration of data among hundreds of virtual machines at a time. Customers will be able to achieve continuous data access and uninterrupted business operations as their infrastructures grow and scale in capacity and performance.
  • NetApp and Oracle integration helps customers reduce cost and complexity of managing business-critical applications. NetApp achieved Oracle Validated Integration of the NetApp Storage System Plug-In version 1.0 with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, extending the application-to-disk coverage of Oracle Enterprise Manager environments that include NetApp managed storage. As a result, customers will benefit from improved risk management and smoother upgrade capabilities, leading to lower total cost of ownership and greater overall satisfaction.
  • NetApp and Citrix collaborate to simplify cloud storage. NetApp and Citrix announced an extension of their current collaboration aimed at accelerating the adoption of enterprise cloud deployments. The two companies will provide a fully integrated cloud orchestration and storage solution that will address storage automation, resource allocation, and virtual machine backup and recovery. The move greatly simplifies cloud storage deployment for customers and will result in faster transitions to private and hybrid clouds.

NetApp Enhances Flash Portfolio and Ecosystem

  • NetApp Flash Accel helps customers enhance application and server performance. NetApp introduced NetApp Flash Accel to speed customer application performance by turning server-side Flash into a cache for storing "hot," frequently accessed data. From servers to their back-end storage, cost- and performance-conscious system architects can now balance how Flash is used within their organizations to maximize application performance, minimize rising IT costs, preserve high availability, protect data, and simplify management. NetApp also expanded its Alliance Partner Program to embrace hardware and software server-caching partners looking to develop solutions with NetApp. This will provide the widest coverage for joint customers' infrastructures as they deploy server-side caching to deliver increased ROI.
  • NetApp signs technology reseller agreement with Fusion-io. As part of its commitment to providing customers with end-to-end Flash technologies, NetApp entered into a resale agreement with Fusion-io, a leader in Flash memory solutions. NetApp will continue to resell Fusion-io ioMemory platform products and two server caching software products: ioTurbine for virtualized environments and Direct Cache for nonvirtualized environments.

NetApp Recognized for Its Culture and Innovative Spirit

  • NetApp repeats as one of the world's most innovative companies. For the second consecutive year, NetApp made Forbes magazine's "World's Most Innovative Companies" list for 2012. As the only storage vendor to make this year's list, the recognition is a testament to NetApp's 20 years of innovation and true innovative spirit which continues to thrive today to help customers and partners achieve great business outcomes.
  • NetApp cements its standing as one of the world's best places to work. NetApp was named the #3 best workplace in the world by the Great Place to Work Institute on November 13, 2012. It marks the second consecutive year that NetApp finished in the top 5 of this exclusive list and is a testament to the company's unique workplace culture and commitment to employee excellence which help produce great results for NetApp customers and partners.

Webcast and Conference Call Information
The NetApp second quarter fiscal year 2013 conference call will be broadcast live on the Internet at investors.netapp.com on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 2 p.m. Pacific Time. This press release and any other information related to the call will also be posted on the Web site at that location. An audio replay Webcast will be available after 4 p.m. Pacific Time on the Web site.

NetApp uses a hybrid format for disclosing key financial information associated with our quarterly results. Concurrent with the press release, NetApp posts a supplemental commentary with financial information and statistics to our Web site at investors.netapp.com.

About NetApp
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs. Our commitment to living our core values and consistently being recognized as a great place to work around the world are fundamental to our long-term growth and success, as well as the success of our pathway partners and customers. Discover our passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com.

"Safe Harbor" Statement Under U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include all of the statements under the Outlook section relating to our forecasts for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, the benefits to us and our customers of our products and services, the expected benefits of partnerships and alliances, and our statements regarding future repurchases of our common stock, all of which involve risk and uncertainty. Actual results may differ materially from our statements and projections for a variety of reasons, including general economic and market conditions, and the continuing deliberations regarding future tax and fiscal policy in the U.S.; and matters specific to our business, such as customer demand for and acceptance of our products and services. These and other equally important factors are described in reports and documents we file from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the factors described under the sections titled "Risk Factors" in our most recently submitted Annual and Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, respectively. We disclaim any obligation to update information contained in these forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

NetApp, the NetApp logo, Go further, faster, Data ONTAP, Flash Accel and FlexPod are trademarks of NetApp, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

(1) GAAP earnings per share is calculated using the diluted number of shares for all periods presented.
(2) Non-GAAP net income excludes the amortization of intangible assets, stock-based compensation, acquisition-related income and expenses, restructuring and other charges, asset impairments, non-cash interest expense associated with our convertible debt, net losses or gains on investments, and our GAAP tax provision, but includes a non-GAAP tax provision based upon our projected annual non-GAAP effective tax rate for the first three quarters of the fiscal year and an actual non-GAAP tax provision for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year. Non-GAAP earnings per share is calculated using the diluted number of shares for all periods presented.

NetApp Usage of Non-GAAP Financials
The Company refers to the non-GAAP financial measures cited above in making operating decisions because they provide meaningful supplemental information regarding the Company's ongoing operational performance. Non-GAAP net income excludes the amortization of intangible assets, stock-based compensation, acquisition-related income and expenses, restructuring and other charges, asset impairments, non-cash interest expense associated with our convertible debt, net losses or gains on investments, and our GAAP tax provision, but includes a non-GAAP tax provision based upon our projected annual non-GAAP effective tax rate for the first three quarters of the fiscal year and an actual non-GAAP tax provision for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year. We have excluded these items in order to enhance investors' understanding of our ongoing operations. The use of these non-GAAP financial measures has material limitations because they should not be used to evaluate our Company without reference to their corresponding GAAP financial measures. As such, we compensate for these material limitations by using these non-GAAP financial measures in conjunction with GAAP financial measures.

These non-GAAP financial measures are used to: (1) measure Company performance against historical results, (2) facilitate comparisons to our competitors' operating results, and (3) allow greater transparency with respect to information used by management in financial and operational decision making. In addition, these non-GAAP financial measures are used to measure Company performance for the purposes of determining employee incentive plan compensation. We have historically reported similar non-GAAP financial measures to our investors and believe that the inclusion of comparative numbers provides consistency in our financial reporting at this time.


                                NETAPP, INC.
                    CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
                                (In millions)
                                 (Unaudited)

                                          October 26, 2012   April 27, 2012
                                         ----------------- -----------------

                  ASSETS

Current assets:
  Cash, cash equivalents and investments $         5,571.0 $         5,398.5
  Accounts receivable, net                           615.0             830.9
  Inventories                                        213.2             161.5
  Other current assets                               488.5             435.6
                                         ----------------- -----------------
    Total current assets                           6,887.7           6,826.5

Property and equipment, net                        1,132.4           1,137.2
Goodwill and other intangible assets, net          1,098.3           1,141.2
Other non-current assets                             435.5             427.4
                                         ----------------- -----------------
  Total assets                           $         9,553.9 $         9,532.3
                                         ================= =================


   LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

Current liabilities:
  Accounts payable                       $           246.6 $           233.1
  Accrued compensation and other current
   liabilities                                       689.2             717.9
  1.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2013          1,229.4           1,202.3
  Short-term deferred revenue                      1,408.5           1,366.5
                                         ----------------- -----------------
    Total current liabilities                      3,573.7           3,519.8
                                         ----------------- -----------------

Other long-term liabilities                          216.3             206.9
Long-term deferred revenue                         1,361.7           1,449.4
                                         ----------------- -----------------
    Total liabilities                              5,151.7           5,176.1
                                         ----------------- -----------------

1.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2013                  -              62.6

Stockholders' equity                               4,402.2           4,293.6
                                         ----------------- -----------------
  Total liabilities and stockholders'
   equity                                $         9,553.9 $         9,532.3
                                         ================= =================



                                NETAPP, INC.
              CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
             (In millions, except net income per share amounts)
                                (Unaudited)

                               Three Months Ended       Six Months Ended
                             ----------------------  ----------------------
                               October     October     October     October
                              26, 2012    28, 2011    26, 2012    28, 2011
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

Revenues:
  Product                    $    995.8  $  1,016.2  $  1,893.8  $  1,981.9
  Software entitlements and
   maintenance                    219.4       198.0       437.9       396.2
  Service                         326.0       292.8       654.1       587.1
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
    Net revenues                1,541.2     1,507.0     2,985.8     2,965.2
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

Cost of revenues:
  Cost of product                 477.3       460.7       929.5       898.1
  Cost of software
   entitlements and
   maintenance                      7.0         5.6        13.6        10.9
  Cost of service                 143.0       127.7       278.7       246.3
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
    Total cost of revenues        627.3       594.0     1,221.8     1,155.3
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
Gross profit                      913.9       913.0     1,764.0     1,809.9
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

Operating expenses:
  Sales and marketing             488.2       454.1       971.1       908.9
  Research and development        223.8       199.7       445.2       398.3
  General and administrative       66.6        65.1       132.2       130.2
  Acquisition-related expense         -         1.7           -         3.9
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
    Total operating expenses      778.6       720.6     1,548.5     1,441.3
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

Income from operations            135.3       192.4       215.5       368.6

Other expense, net
  Interest income                  11.0         8.3        21.8        18.9
  Interest expense                (19.8)      (16.4)      (39.7)      (35.8)
  Other income (expense), net       1.2        (0.4)        4.3        (0.7)
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
    Total other expense, net       (7.6)       (8.5)      (13.6)      (17.6)
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

Income before income taxes        127.7       183.9       201.9       351.0

Provision for income taxes         18.1        18.3        28.5        45.9
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

Net income                   $    109.6  $    165.6  $    173.4  $    305.1
                             ==========  ==========  ==========  ==========

Net income per share:
  Basic                      $     0.30  $     0.46  $     0.48  $     0.83
                             ==========  ==========  ==========  ==========
  Diluted                    $     0.30  $     0.44  $     0.47  $     0.78
                             ==========  ==========  ==========  ==========

Shares used in net income per
 share calculations:
  Basic                           362.0       361.5       364.1       365.9
                             ==========  ==========  ==========  ==========
  Diluted                         368.2       376.0       369.7       390.8
                             ==========  ==========  ==========  ==========



                                NETAPP, INC.
               CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOW
                               (In millions)
                                (Unaudited)

                               Three Months Ended       Six Months Ended
                             ----------------------  ----------------------
                               October     October     October     October
                              26, 2012    28, 2011    26, 2012    28, 2011
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

Cash flows from operating
 activities:
  Net income                 $    109.6  $    165.6  $    173.4  $    305.1
  Adjustments to reconcile
   net income to net cash
   provided by operating
   activities:
    Depreciation and
     amortization                  86.7        68.4       169.1       136.9
    Stock-based compensation       65.0        63.0       144.2       121.1
    Accretion of discount and
     issuance costs on Notes       14.4        11.5        28.7        25.2
    Tax benefit from stock-
     based compensation            37.0        50.4        28.2        79.1
    Excess tax benefit from
     stock-based compensation     (38.7)      (52.6)      (43.6)      (84.7)
    Other, net                    (15.9)      (43.8)      (39.9)      (74.4)
  Changes in assets and
   liabilities, net of
   acquisition of business:
    Accounts receivable           (31.3)      (29.4)      212.9       115.6
    Inventories                    (9.5)      (25.1)      (51.7)      (18.3)
    Accounts payable              (28.0)       22.8        13.9        45.6
    Accrued compensation and
     other current
     liabilities                  130.8        75.2       (15.9)     (173.1)
    Deferred revenue                4.4        60.2       (42.6)      126.9
    Changes in other
     operating assets and
     liabilities, net              11.9         4.0       (11.1)        5.8
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
      Net cash provided by
       operating activities       336.4       370.2       565.6       610.8
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
Cash flows from investing
 activities:
  Redemptions (purchases) of
   investments, net               159.5      (205.4)       93.4        40.4
  Purchases of property and
   equipment                      (67.1)      (93.3)     (129.0)     (191.6)
  Acquisition of business             -           -           -      (480.0)
  Other investing activities,
   net                              1.5         0.3         2.8         2.0
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
      Net cash provided by
       (used in) investing
       activities                  93.9      (298.4)      (32.8)     (629.2)
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
Cash flows from financing
 activities:
  Issuance of common stock         10.1         5.3        45.1        51.9
  Repurchase and retirement
   of common stock               (198.3)     (400.0)     (348.3)     (600.0)
  Excess tax benefit from
   stock-based compensation        38.7        52.6        43.6        84.7
  Other financing activities,
   net                              1.7         1.3        (0.3)        1.6
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
      Net cash used in
       financing activities      (147.8)     (340.8)     (259.9)     (461.8)
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

Effect of exchange rate
 changes on cash and cash
 equivalents                        4.9        (5.2)       (5.9)       (8.1)

Net increase (decrease) in
 cash and cash equivalents        287.4      (274.2)      267.0      (488.3)
Cash and cash equivalents:
  Beginning of period           1,529.4     2,543.2     1,549.8     2,757.3
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
  End of period              $  1,816.8  $  2,269.0  $  1,816.8  $  2,269.0
                             ==========  ==========  ==========  ==========



                                NETAPP, INC.
                    RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP AND GAAP
           IN THE CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
             (In millions, except net income per share amounts)
                                (Unaudited)

                               Three Months Ended       Six Months Ended
                             ----------------------  ----------------------
                               October     October     October     October
                              26, 2012    28, 2011    26, 2012    28, 2011
                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------

SUMMARY RECONCILIATION OF
 NET INCOME
NET INCOME                   $    109.6  $    165.6       173.4       305.1

Adjustments:
  Amortization of intangible
   assets                          21.5        21.7        42.9        46.0
  Stock-based compensation         65.0        63.0       144.2       121.1
  Acquisition-related
   expense                            -         1.7           -        11.9
  Non-cash interest expense        14.4        11.5        28.7        25.2
  Income tax effect of non-
   GAAP adjustments               (21.5)      (28.0)      (43.8)      (51.5)

                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
NON-GAAP NET INCOME          $    189.0  $    235.5  $    345.4  $    457.8
                             ==========  ==========  ==========  ==========


NET INCOME PER SHARE         $    0.298  $    0.440       0.469       0.781

Adjustments:
  Amortization of intangible
   assets                         0.058       0.058       0.116       0.118
  Stock-based compensation        0.176       0.168       0.390       0.310
  Acquisition-related
   expense                            -       0.004           -       0.030
  Non-cash interest expense       0.039       0.031       0.078       0.064
  Income tax effect of non-
   GAAP adjustments              (0.058)     (0.075)     (0.119)     (0.132)

                             ----------  ----------  ----------  ----------
NON-GAAP NET INCOME PER
 SHARE                       $    0.513  $    0.626  $    0.934  $    1.171
                             ==========  ==========  ==========  ==========



                                NETAPP, INC.
                          SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
                                (In millions)
                                 (Unaudited)

                              Three Months Ended October 26, 2012
                   ---------------------------------------------------------

                   Amortization
                        of                   Acquisition-  Non-cash
                    Intangible   Stock-based    related    Interest
                      Assets    Compensation    Expense    Expense    Total
                   ------------ ------------ ------------ --------- --------


Cost of product
 revenues          $       13.9 $        1.5 $          - $       - $   15.4
Cost of service
 revenues                     -          4.6            -         -      4.6
Sales and marketing
 expenses                   7.6         30.9            -         -     38.5
Research and
 development
 expenses                     -         19.3            -         -     19.3
General and
 administrative
 expenses                     -          8.7            -         -      8.7
Interest expense              -            -            -      14.4     14.4
                   ------------ ------------ ------------ --------- --------
Effect on income
 before income
 taxes             $       21.5 $       65.0 $          - $    14.4 $  100.9
                   ============ ============ ============ ========= ========



                               Six Months Ended October 26, 2012
                   ---------------------------------------------------------

                   Amortization
                        of                   Acquisition-  Non-cash
                    Intangible   Stock-based    related    Interest
                      Assets    Compensation    Expense    Expense    Total
                   ------------ ------------ ------------ --------- --------


Cost of product
 revenues          $       27.9 $        3.3 $          - $       - $   31.2
Cost of service
 revenues                     -         10.2            -         -     10.2
Sales and marketing
 expense                   15.0         69.9            -         -     84.9
Research and
 development
 expense                      -         43.0            -         -     43.0
General and
 administrative
 expense                      -         17.8            -         -     17.8
Interest expense              -            -            -      28.7     28.7
                   ------------ ------------ ------------ --------- --------
Effect on income
 before income
 taxes             $       42.9 $      144.2 $          - $    28.7 $  215.8
                   ============ ============ ============ ========= ========



                              Three Months Ended October 28, 2011
                   ---------------------------------------------------------

                   Amortization
                        of                   Acquisition-  Non-cash
                    Intangible   Stock-based    related    Interest
                      Assets    Compensation    Expense    Expense    Total
                   ------------ ------------ ------------ --------- --------

Cost of product
 revenues          $       14.0 $        1.4 $          - $       - $   15.4
Cost of service
 revenues                     -          4.2            -         -      4.2
Sales and marketing
 expenses                   7.7         30.4            -         -     38.1
Research and
 development
 expenses                     -         18.2            -         -     18.2
General and
 administrative
 expenses                     -          8.8            -         -      8.8
Acquisition-related
 expense                      -            -          1.7         -      1.7
Interest expense              -            -            -      11.5     11.5
                   ------------ ------------ ------------ --------- --------
Effect on income
 before income
 taxes             $       21.7 $       63.0 $        1.7 $    11.5 $   97.9
                   ============ ============ ============ ========= ========


                               Six Months Ended October 28, 2011
                   ---------------------------------------------------------

                   Amortization
                        of                   Acquisition-  Non-cash
                    Intangible   Stock-based    related    Interest
                      Assets    Compensation    Expense    Expense    Total
                   ------------ ------------ ------------ --------- --------

Cost of product
 revenues          $       27.9 $        2.5 $        5.4 $       - $   35.8
Cost of service
 revenues                     -          8.1            -         -      8.1
Sales and marketing
 expense                   18.0         59.0            -         -     77.0
Research and
 development
 expense                    0.1         34.2          2.6         -     36.9
General and
 administrative
 expense                      -         17.3            -         -     17.3
Acquisition-related
 expense                      -            -          3.9         -      3.9
Interest expense              -            -            -      25.2     25.2
                   ------------ ------------ ------------ --------- --------
Effect on income
 before income
 taxes             $       46.0 $      121.1 $       11.9 $    25.2 $  204.2
                   ============ ============ ============ ========= ========



                          NETAPP, INC.
           RECONCILIATION OF NON GAAP GUIDANCE TO GAAP
                 EXPRESSED AS EARNINGS PER SHARE
                       THIRD QUARTER 2013
                           (Unaudited)


                                             Third Quarter
                                                  2013
                                       -------------------------

Non-GAAP Guidance - Net Income Per
 Share                                       $0.53 - $0.58

Adjustments of Specific Items to
  Net Income Per Share for the Third
  Quarter 2013:
  Amortization of intangible assets              (0.06)
  Stock-based compensation expense               (0.21)
  Non-cash interest expense                      (0.04)
  Income tax effect                               0.07
                                       -------------------------
Total Adjustments                                (0.24)

GAAP Guidance - Net Income Per Share         $0.29 - $0.34

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Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using the URL as a basic building block, we open this up and get the same resilience that the web enjoys.
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, discussed single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example t...
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services ...
The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DNS lookup loading complex sites necessitates hundreds of DNS queries. In addition, as more internet-enabled ‘Things' get connected, people will rely on DNS to name and find their fridges, toasters and toilets. According to a recent IDG Research Services Survey this rate of traffic will only grow. What's driving t...
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With "smart" appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest, a Google company, detects temperatures inside homes and automatically adjusts it by tracking its user's habit. These technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps, abiding by privacy concerns and making the concept a reality. These challenges can't be addressed w...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems at Red Hat, described how to revolutioniz...
Bit6 today issued a challenge to the technology community implementing Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC). To leap beyond WebRTC’s significant limitations and fully leverage its underlying value to accelerate innovation, application developers need to consider the entire communications ecosystem.
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from hardware to software, or as we like to say, it’s an Internet of many different things. The difference ...
Cloud Expo 2014 TV commercials will feature @ThingsExpo, which was launched in June, 2014 at New York City's Javits Center as the largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas.
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com), moderated by Ashar Baig, Research Director, Cloud, at Gigaom Research, Nate Gordon, Director of T...

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's platform-as-a-service. The new platform enables developers to build ap...

An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of t...
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his General Session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, discuss the real benefits to focus on, how to understand the requirements of a successful solution, the flow of ...
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, and physical persons. In the IoT vision, every new "thing" - sensor, actuator, data source, data con...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Focused on this fast-growing market’s needs, Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of IC solutions to advance "Ethernet Everywhere" in Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) networks, introduced its IStaX™ software (VSC6815SDK), a robust protocol stack to simplify deployment and management of Industrial-IoT network applications such as Industrial Ethernet switching, surveillance, video distribution, LCD signage, intelligent sensors, and metering equipment. Leveraging technologies proven in the Carrier and Enterprise markets, IStaX is designed to work ac...
C-Labs LLC, a leading provider of remote and mobile access for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the appointment of John Traynor to the position of chief operating officer. Previously a strategic advisor to the firm, Mr. Traynor will now oversee sales, marketing, finance, and operations. Mr. Traynor is based out of the C-Labs office in Redmond, Washington. He reports to Chris Muench, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Traynor brings valuable business leadership and technology industry expertise to C-Labs. With over 30 years' experience in the high-tech sector, John Traynor has held numerous...
The 3rd International @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.