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NetApp Announces Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2013

Reports Q3 FY'13 Revenues of $1.630 Billion; Non-GAAP Earnings per Share of $0.67

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, which ended January 25, 2013. Revenues for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 totaled $1.630 billion and were in line with prior guidance. Revenues for the same period a year ago totaled $1.566 billion.

For the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, GAAP net income was $158 million, or $0.43 per share,(1) compared to GAAP net income of $120 million, or $0.32 per share for the same period a year ago. Non-GAAP net income for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 was $243 million, or $0.67 per share,(2) compared to non-GAAP net income of $216 million, or $0.58 per share for the same period a year ago.

Revenues for the first nine months of fiscal year 2013 totaled $4.616 billion compared to revenues of $4.531 billion for the first nine months of the prior fiscal year. GAAP net income for the first nine months of fiscal year 2013 totaled $332 million, or $0.90 per share, compared to GAAP net income of $425 million, or $1.10 per share for the first nine months of the prior fiscal year. Non-GAAP net income for the first nine months of fiscal year 2013 totaled $588 million, or $1.60 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $674 million, or $1.75 per share for the first nine months of the prior fiscal year.

"NetApp delivered solid financial results again this quarter. The value proposition of Data ONTAP® for shared storage infrastructures and the price performance characteristics of the E-series for dedicated storage infrastructures helped drive strong growth in our branded business," said Tom Georgens, president and CEO. "The robust adoption of clustered Data ONTAP, our industry-leading flash portfolio, and our best-of-breed partnerships position us well for continued growth."

Outlook

NetApp's outlook for the fourth 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 fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013 to be in the range of $1.700 billion to $1.800 billion.
  • NetApp estimates GAAP earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013 to be approximately $0.43 to $0.48 per share. NetApp estimates non-GAAP earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013 to be approximately $0.65 to $0.70 per share.
  • NetApp estimates that the share count for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013 will increase to approximately 372 million shares.

Business Highlights

During the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, NetApp extended its product and technology innovation leadership, strengthened its alliance ecosystem of strategic best-of-breed partnerships, and continued to be recognized as one of the world's best places to work. On the product front, NetApp announced enhancements to its FAS3000 storage systems and its E-Series platform to address customers' varied workload environments. NetApp also deepened its partnerships with industry leaders Cisco and Citrix, and announced a new integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Finally, NetApp became the official data storage provider of the NFL.

Highlights include:
NetApp Acquires ionGrid

  • NetApp has completed the acquisition of ionGrid, a privately-held software company based in Mountain View, Calif. The acquisition provides NetApp customers with a secure, simple to use solution for accessing enterprise file shares from mobile devices. Financial terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed at this time.

FAS and E-Series Innovation Helps Customers Fuel Growth

  • New FAS midrange storage systems provide foundation for agile data infrastructure. The new FAS3220 and FAS3250 systems are flash-enabled and leverage clustered Data ONTAP to address customer requirements for performance and nonstop operations. Both systems help enterprises and midsized businesses that are consolidating operations onto a shared storage platform improve performance by up to 80% and increase storage capacity up to 100% over existing midrange products.
  • Customers accelerate big data innovation and analysis with enhanced E-Series storage platform. The updated E-Series platform includes the addition of SSD cache for improved performance, a broadening of network interface support for the E5400 storage system for increased connectivity and network flexibility, and new mirroring and replication services for greater data protection. The enhanced platform provides customers with the foundation to build innovative storage systems that deliver superior performance for the most challenging big data workloads.

Deeper Integration with Partners Enables Customers to Innovate in the Cloud

  • NetApp and Cisco expand partnership to unify branch office, data center, and public cloud environments with FlexPod® architecture. The partnership expansion includes efforts in technology integration, solution development, and continued go-to-market collaboration to make it easier for customers to deploy and access next-generation cloud infrastructure solutions. The announcement builds on the already strong momentum FlexPod is experiencing with more than 2,100 customers across more than 35 countries and over 700 channel partners.
  • NetApp teams with Amazon Web Services to help customers connect their existing infrastructure to the AWS cloud. NetApp unveiled NetApp® Private Storage for AWS, an enterprise storage solution that allows customers to replicate data from on-premise NetApp storage environments to NetApp Private Storage, and through AWS Direct Connect they can leverage on-demand cloud services. With this solution customers can build an agile cloud infrastructure that balances internal data center resources along with AWS cloud resources to best meet their business needs.
  • NetApp and Citrix collaborate on secure file sharing and on-premise storage solution for enterprise customers. Citrix ShareFile customers now have access to NetApp FAS and V-Series storage systems running clustered Data ONTAP. The new solution will allow customers who store their data on premise to leverage NetApp Data ONTAP software to access data, scale performance and capacity, reduce data center footprint, and reduce costs.

Customers Build on NetApp to Accelerate Business Operations

  • NetApp data storage delivers and protects NFL and Super Bowl XLVII game-day data. Starting with Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on February 3, 2013, NetApp kicked off a two-year relationship with the NFL, making NetApp the official data storage provider of the NFL. The NFL will leverage the FAS2220 and FAS2240 storage systems to enable its support of league-wide mission-critical activities.
  • Sauber F1 Team relies on NetApp to thrive in Formula 1 racing. Data is one of the Sauber F1 Teams greatest competitive advantages and as a result the team has built its IT infrastructure on a NetApp storage foundation. The Sauber F1 Team leverages a FlexPod architecture and NetApp MetroCluster™ solution for the reliability, simplicity, efficiency, and high availability required to help drive the team's success.

NetApp Reinforces Its Standing as a Great Place to Work

  • For the second consecutive year, NetApp was ranked #6 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for 2013. This is the fifth consecutive year that NetApp has ranked in the top 10 and seventh consecutive year it has ranked in the top 15.

Webcast and Conference Call Information
The NetApp third quarter fiscal year 2013 conference call will be broadcast live on the Internet at investors.netapp.com on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. This press release and any other information related to the call will be posted on the Web site at that location. An audio replay Webcast will be available after 4:30 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 fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013, the benefits to us and our customers of our products and services, the expected benefits of partnerships, alliances and acquisitions, 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 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, FlexPod, and MetroCluster are trademarks or registered 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 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. A detailed reconciliation of our non-GAAP to GAAP results can be found at http://investors.netapp.com.

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 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)

                                           January 25, 2013  April 27, 2012
                                           ---------------- ----------------

                  ASSETS

Current assets:
  Cash, cash equivalents and investments   $        6,723.9 $        5,398.5
  Accounts receivable, net                            633.8            830.9
  Inventories                                         172.9            161.5
  Other current assets                                518.0            435.6
                                           ---------------- ----------------
    Total current assets                            8,048.6          6,826.5

Property and equipment, net                         1,189.2          1,137.2
Goodwill and other intangible assets, net           1,171.9          1,141.2
Other non-current assets                              456.2            427.4
                                           ---------------- ----------------
  Total assets                             $       10,865.9 $        9,532.3
                                           ================ ================


   LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

Current liabilities:
  Accounts payable                         $          221.2 $          233.1
  Accrued compensation and other current
   liabilities                                        679.2            717.9
  Current portion of long-term debt                 1,243.3          1,202.3
  Short-term deferred revenue                       1,477.3          1,366.5
                                           ---------------- ----------------
    Total current liabilities                       3,621.0          3,519.8
                                           ---------------- ----------------

Long-term debt                                        994.3                -
Other long-term liabilities                           226.9            206.9
Long-term deferred revenue                          1,398.7          1,449.4
                                           ---------------- ----------------
    Total liabilities                               6,240.9          5,176.1
                                           ---------------- ----------------

Convertible Notes                                         -             62.6

Stockholders' equity                                4,625.0          4,293.6
                                           ---------------- ----------------
  Total liabilities and stockholders'
   equity                                  $       10,865.9 $        9,532.3
                                           ================ ================




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

                                  Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended
                                 --------------------  --------------------
                                  January    January    January    January
                                  25, 2013   27, 2012   25, 2013   27, 2012
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------

Revenues:
  Product                        $ 1,060.7  $ 1,062.7  $ 2,954.5  $ 3,044.6
  Software entitlements and
   maintenance                       228.6      203.5      666.5      599.7
  Service                            340.8      299.3      994.9      886.4
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
    Net revenues                   1,630.1    1,565.5    4,615.9    4,530.7
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------

Cost of revenues:
  Cost of product                    512.5      517.8    1,442.0    1,415.9
  Cost of software entitlements
   and maintenance                     7.3        6.2       20.9       17.1
  Cost of service                    145.4      133.0      424.1      379.3
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
    Total cost of revenues           665.2      657.0    1,887.0    1,812.3
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
Gross profit                         964.9      908.5    2,728.9    2,718.4
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------

Operating expenses:
  Sales and marketing                493.5      477.0    1,464.6    1,385.9
  Research and development           215.6      208.3      660.8      606.6
  General and administrative          66.2       63.2      198.4      193.4
  Acquisition-related expense          1.7        3.5        1.7        7.4
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
    Total operating expenses         777.0      752.0    2,325.5    2,193.3
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------

Income from operations               187.9      156.5      403.4      525.1

Other expense, net:
  Interest income                     10.3        8.7       32.1       27.6
  Interest expense                   (24.0)     (18.9)     (63.7)     (54.7)
  Other income (expense), net          1.6        0.6        5.9       (0.1)
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
    Total other expense, net         (12.1)      (9.6)     (25.7)     (27.2)
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------

Income before income taxes           175.8      146.9      377.7      497.9

Provision for income taxes            17.7       27.3       46.2       73.2
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------

Net income                       $   158.1  $   119.6  $   331.5  $   424.7
                                 =========  =========  =========  =========

Net income per share:
  Basic                          $    0.44  $    0.33  $    0.91  $    1.17
                                 =========  =========  =========  =========

  Diluted                        $    0.43  $    0.32  $    0.90  $    1.10
                                 =========  =========  =========  =========

Shares used in net income per
 share calculations:
  Basic                              359.5      360.3      362.5      364.0
                                 =========  =========  =========  =========

  Diluted                            364.7      373.7      368.1      385.1
                                 =========  =========  =========  =========




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


                                     Three Months Ended  Nine Months Ended
                                    ------------------- -------------------
                                     January   January   January   January
                                     25, 2013  27, 2012  25, 2013  27, 2012
                                    --------- --------- --------- ---------

Cash flows from operating
 activities:
  Net income                        $   158.1 $   119.6 $   331.5 $   424.7
  Adjustments to reconcile net
   income to net cash provided by
   operating activities:
    Depreciation and amortization        86.4      73.6     255.5     210.5
    Stock-based compensation             67.3      76.7     211.5     197.8
    Accretion of discount and
     issuance costs on debt              15.3      13.5      44.0      38.7
    Shortfall (excess tax benefit)
     from stock-based compensation       (9.4)      4.0     (53.0)    (80.7)
    Other, net                            3.4      (1.9)     (8.3)      2.8
  Changes in assets and
   liabilities, net of acquisitions
   of businesses:
    Accounts receivable                 (19.8)    (59.8)    193.1      55.8
    Inventories                          40.3       9.5     (11.4)     (8.8)
    Accounts payable                    (29.9)    (56.0)    (16.0)    (10.4)
    Accrued compensation and other
     current liabilities                (19.2)     12.6     (35.1)   (160.5)
    Deferred revenue                    105.3     107.6      62.7     234.5
    Changes in other operating
     assets and liabilities, net        (32.7)    (30.2)    (43.8)    (24.4)
                                    --------- --------- --------- ---------
      Net cash provided by
       operating activities             365.1     269.2     930.7     880.0
                                    --------- --------- --------- ---------
Cash flows from investing
 activities:
  Redemptions (purchases) of
   investments, net                     110.7     (61.6)    204.1     (21.2)
  Purchases of property and
   equipment                           (110.7)    (91.3)   (239.7)   (282.9)
  Acquisitions of businesses, net
   of cash acquired                     (89.4)        -     (89.4)   (480.0)
  Other investing activities, net         0.2      (2.0)      3.0         -
                                    --------- --------- --------- ---------
      Net cash used in investing
       activities                       (89.2)   (154.9)   (122.0)   (784.1)
                                    --------- --------- --------- ---------
Cash flows from financing
 activities:
  Issuance of common stock               50.4      49.1      95.5     101.0
  Repurchase and retirement of
   common stock                         (61.7)        -    (410.0)   (600.0)
  Excess tax benefit (shortfall)
   from stock-based compensation          9.4      (4.0)     53.0      80.7
  Issuance of long-term debt, net       987.3         -     987.3         -
  Other financing activities, net        (0.4)      1.5      (0.7)      3.1
                                    --------- --------- --------- ---------
      Net cash provided by (used
       in) financing activities         985.0      46.6     725.1    (415.2)
                                    --------- --------- --------- ---------

Effect of exchange rate changes on
 cash and cash equivalents                4.0      (9.0)     (1.9)    (17.1)

Net increase (decrease) in cash and
 cash equivalents                     1,264.9     151.9   1,531.9    (336.4)
Cash and cash equivalents:
  Beginning of period                 1,816.8   2,269.0   1,549.8   2,757.3
                                    --------- --------- --------- ---------
  End of period                     $ 3,081.7 $ 2,420.9 $ 3,081.7 $ 2,420.9
                                    ========= ========= ========= =========




                                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     Nine Months Ended
                                 --------------------  --------------------
                                  January    January    January    January
                                  25, 2013   27, 2012   25, 2013   27, 2012
                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------

SUMMARY RECONCILIATION OF NET
 INCOME
NET INCOME                       $   158.1  $   119.6      331.5      424.7

Adjustments:
  Amortization of intangible
   assets                             21.4       21.6       64.3       67.6
  Stock-based compensation            67.3       76.7      211.5      197.8
  Acquisition-related expense          1.7        3.5        1.7       15.4
  Non-cash interest expense           15.3       13.5       44.0       38.7
  Gain on investments                 (0.7)      (0.7)      (0.7)      (0.7)
  Income tax effect of non-GAAP
   adjustments                       (20.4)     (18.2)     (64.2)     (69.7)

                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
NON-GAAP NET INCOME              $   242.7  $   216.0  $   588.1  $   673.8
                                 =========  =========  =========  =========


NET INCOME PER SHARE             $   0.434  $   0.320      0.901      1.103

Adjustments:
  Amortization of intangible
   assets                            0.059      0.058      0.175      0.175
  Stock-based compensation           0.184      0.205      0.574      0.514
  Acquisition-related expense        0.005      0.010      0.005      0.040
  Non-cash interest expense          0.042      0.036      0.119      0.101
  Gain on investments               (0.002)    (0.002)    (0.002)    (0.002)
  Income tax effect of non-GAAP
   adjustments                      (0.057)    (0.049)    (0.174)    (0.181)

                                 ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
NON-GAAP NET INCOME PER SHARE    $   0.665  $   0.578  $   1.598  $   1.750
                                 =========  =========  =========  =========


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

                                     Three Months Ended January 25, 2013
                               ---------------------------------------------

                                 Amortization of                Acquisition-
                                   Intangible     Stock-based     related
                                     Assets       Compensation    Expense
                                ---------------- ------------- -------------


Cost of product revenues        $           13.9 $         1.4 $           -
Cost of service revenues                       -           4.8             -
Sales and marketing expenses                 7.5          31.9             -
Research and development
 expenses                                      -          20.8             -
General and administrative
 expenses                                      -           8.4             -
Acquisition-related expense                    -             -           1.7
Interest expense                               -             -             -
Other income (expense), net                    -             -             -
                                ---------------- ------------- -------------
Effect on income before income
 taxes                          $           21.4 $        67.3 $         1.7
                                ================ ============= =============



                                  Non-cash
                                  Interest      Gain on
                                   Expense    Investments     Total
                                ------------ ------------  -----------


Cost of product revenues        $          - $          -  $      15.3
Cost of service revenues                   -            -          4.8
Sales and marketing expenses               -            -         39.4
Research and development
 expenses                                  -            -         20.8
General and administrative
 expenses                                  -            -          8.4
Acquisition-related expense                -            -          1.7
Interest expense                        15.3            -         15.3
Other income (expense), net                -         (0.7)        (0.7)
                                ------------ ------------  -----------
Effect on income before income
 taxes                          $       15.3 $       (0.7) $     105.0
                                ============ ============  ===========



                                    Three Months Ended January 27, 2012
                               ---------------------------------------------

                                 Amortization of                Acquisition-
                                   Intangible     Stock-based     related
                                     Assets       Compensation    Expense
                                ---------------- ------------- -------------

Cost of product revenues        $           13.9 $         1.6 $           -
Cost of service revenues                       -           5.7             -
Sales and marketing expenses                 7.6          37.5             -
Research and development
 expenses                                    0.1          22.8             -
General and administrative
 expenses                                      -           9.1             -
Acquisition-related expense                    -             -           3.5
Interest expense                               -             -             -
Other income (expense), net                    -             -             -
                                ---------------- ------------- -------------
Effect on income before income
 taxes                          $           21.6 $        76.7 $         3.5
                                ================ ============= =============



                                  Non-cash
                                  Interest      Gain on
                                   Expense    Investments     Total
                                ------------ ------------  -----------

Cost of product revenues        $          - $          -  $      15.5
Cost of service revenues                   -            -          5.7
Sales and marketing expenses               -            -         45.1
Research and development
 expenses                                  -            -         22.9
General and administrative
 expenses                                  -            -          9.1
Acquisition-related expense                -            -          3.5
Interest expense                        13.5            -         13.5
Other income (expense), net                -         (0.7)        (0.7)
                                ------------ ------------  -----------
Effect on income before income
 taxes                          $       13.5 $       (0.7) $     114.6
                                ============ ============  ===========


                                     Nine Months Ended January 25, 2013
                               ---------------------------------------------

                                 Amortization of                Acquisition-
                                   Intangible     Stock-based     related
                                     Assets       Compensation    Expense
                                ---------------- ------------- -------------


Cost of product revenues        $           41.8 $         4.7 $           -
Cost of service revenues                       -          15.0             -
Sales and marketing expense                 22.4         101.8             -
Research and development
 expense                                     0.1          63.8             -
General and administrative
 expense                                       -          26.2             -
Acquisition-related expense                    -             -           1.7
Interest expense                               -             -             -
Other income (expense), net                    -             -             -
                                ---------------- ------------- -------------
Effect on income before income
 taxes                          $           64.3 $       211.5 $         1.7
                                ================ ============= =============



                                  Non-cash
                                  Interest      Gain on
                                   Expense    Investments     Total
                                ------------ ------------  -----------


Cost of product revenues        $          - $          -  $      46.5
Cost of service revenues                   -            -         15.0
Sales and marketing expense                -            -        124.2
Research and development
 expense                                   -            -         63.9
General and administrative
 expense                                   -            -         26.2
Acquisition-related expense                -            -          1.7
Interest expense                        44.0            -         44.0
Other income (expense), net                -         (0.7)        (0.7)
                                ------------ ------------  -----------
Effect on income before income
 taxes                          $       44.0 $       (0.7) $     320.8
                                ============ ============  ===========



                                     Nine Months Ended January 27, 2012
                               ---------------------------------------------

                                 Amortization of                Acquisition-
                                   Intangible     Stock-based     related
                                     Assets       Compensation    Expense
                                ---------------- ------------- -------------

Cost of product revenues        $           41.8 $         4.1 $         5.4
Cost of service revenues                       -          13.8             -
Sales and marketing expense                 25.6          96.5             -
Research and development
 expense                                     0.2          57.0           2.6
General and administrative
 expense                                       -          26.4             -
Acquisition-related expense                    -             -           7.4
Interest expense                               -             -             -
Other income (expense), net                    -             -             -
                                ---------------- ------------- -------------
Effect on income before income
 taxes                          $           67.6 $       197.8 $        15.4
                                ================ ============= =============




                                  Non-cash
                                  Interest      Gain on
                                   Expense    Investments     Total
                                ------------ ------------  -----------

Cost of product revenues        $          - $          -  $      51.3
Cost of service revenues                   -            -         13.8
Sales and marketing expense                -            -        122.1
Research and development
 expense                                   -            -         59.8
General and administrative
 expense                                   -            -         26.4
Acquisition-related expense                -            -          7.4
Interest expense                        38.7            -         38.7
Other income (expense), net                -         (0.7)        (0.7)
                                ------------ ------------  -----------
Effect on income before income
 taxes                          $       38.7 $       (0.7) $     318.8
                                ============ ============  ===========




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


                                                       Fourth Quarter
                                                            2013
                                                ----------------------------

Non-GAAP Guidance - Net Income Per Share                $0.65 - $0.70


Adjustments of Specific Items to
  Net Income Per Share for the Fourth Quarter
   2013:

  Amortization of intangible assets                        (0.06)
  Stock-based compensation expense                         (0.18)
  Non-cash interest expense                                (0.04)
  Income tax effect                                         0.06
                                                ----------------------------
Total Adjustments                                          (0.22)

GAAP Guidance - Net Income Per Share                    $0.43 - $0.48


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The 3rd International Internet of @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 its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
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...
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies, will examine why IT must finally fulfill its role in support of its SBUs or face a new round of...
One of the biggest challenges when developing connected devices is identifying user value and delivering it through successful user experiences. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kuniavsky, Principal Scientist, Innovation Services at PARC, described an IoT-specific approach to user experience design that combines approaches from interaction design, industrial design and service design to create experiences that go beyond simple connected gadgets to create lasting, multi-device experiences grounded in people's real needs and desires.
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...
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...
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
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.
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC, and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) i...
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it's a mix of architectural styles ...
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
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 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...
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.