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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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There are many considerations when moving applications from on-premise to cloud. It is critical to understand the benefits and also challenges of this migration. A successful migration will result in lower Total Cost of Ownership, yet offer the same or higher level of robustness. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Michael Meiner, an Engineering Director at Oracle, Corporation, will analyze a range of cloud offerings (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and discuss the benefits/challenges of migrating to each of...
Cloud data governance was previously an avoided function when cloud deployments were relatively small. With the rapid adoption in public cloud – both rogue and sanctioned, it’s not uncommon to find regulated data dumped into public cloud and unprotected. This is why enterprises and cloud providers alike need to embrace a cloud data governance function and map policies, processes and technology controls accordingly. In her session at 15th Cloud Expo, Evelyn de Souza, Data Privacy and Compliance...
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York June 9-11 will find fresh new content in a new track called PaaS | Containers & Microservices Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top of the cloud agenda. With the launch ...
Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, had reached 30,000 page views on his home page - http://RobertoMedrano.SYS-CON.com/ - on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing Journal, Internet of Things Journal, Big Data Journal, and SOA World Magazine. He is a recognized executive in the information technology fields of SOA, internet security, governance, and compliance. He has extensive experience with both start-ups and large companies, having been ...
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focu...
Operational Hadoop and the Lambda Architecture for Streaming Data Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vitria Technology, Inc. will exhibit at SYS-CON’s @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Vitria will showcase the company’s new IoT Analytics Platform through live demonstrations at booth #330. Vitria’s IoT Analytics Platform, fully integrated and powered by an operational intelligence engine, enables customers to rapidly build and operationalize advanced analytics to deliver timely business outcomes ...
Thanks to Docker, it becomes very easy to leverage containers to build, ship, and run any Linux application on any kind of infrastructure. Docker is particularly helpful for microservice architectures because their successful implementation relies on a fast, efficient deployment mechanism – which is precisely one of the features of Docker. Microservice architectures are therefore becoming more popular, and are increasingly seen as an interesting option even for smaller projects, instead of bein...
The explosion of connected devices / sensors is creating an ever-expanding set of new and valuable data. In parallel the emerging capability of Big Data technologies to store, access, analyze, and react to this data is producing changes in business models under the umbrella of the Internet of Things (IoT). In particular within the Insurance industry, IoT appears positioned to enable deep changes by altering relationships between insurers, distributors, and the insured. In his session at @Things...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Open Data Centers (ODC), a carrier-neutral colocation provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Open Data Centers is a carrier-neutral data center operator in New Jersey and New York City offering alternative connectivity options for carriers, service providers and enterprise customers.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Tapabrata Pal, Director of Enterprise Architecture at Capital One, will tell a story about how Capital One has embraced Agile and DevOps Security practices across the Enterprise – driven by Enterprise Architecture; bringing in Development, Operations and Information Security organizations together. Capital Ones DevOpsSec practice is based upon three "pillars" – Shift-Left, Automate Everything, Dashboard Everything. Within about three years, from 100% waterfall, C...
SYS-CON Media announced that IBM, which offers the world’s deepest portfolio of technologies and expertise that are transforming the future of work, has launched ad campaigns on SYS-CON’s numerous online magazines such as Cloud Computing Journal, Virtualization Journal, SOA World Magazine, and IoT Journal. IBM’s campaigns focus on vendors in the technology marketplace, the future of testing, Big Data and analytics, and mobile platforms.
Even as cloud and managed services grow increasingly central to business strategy and performance, challenges remain. The biggest sticking point for companies seeking to capitalize on the cloud is data security. Keeping data safe is an issue in any computing environment, and it has been a focus since the earliest days of the cloud revolution. Understandably so: a lot can go wrong when you allow valuable information to live outside the firewall. Recent revelations about government snooping, along...
The explosion of connected devices / sensors is creating an ever-expanding set of new and valuable data. In parallel the emerging capability of Big Data technologies to store, access, analyze, and react to this data is producing changes in business models under the umbrella of the Internet of Things (IoT). In particular within the Insurance industry, IoT appears positioned to enable deep changes by altering relationships between insurers, distributors, and the insured. In his session at @Things...
Data-intensive companies that strive to gain insights from data using Big Data analytics tools can gain tremendous competitive advantage by deploying data-centric storage. Organizations generate large volumes of data, the vast majority of which is unstructured. As the volume and velocity of this unstructured data increases, the costs, risks and usability challenges associated with managing the unstructured data (regardless of file type, size or device) increases simultaneously, including end-to-...
The excitement around the possibilities enabled by Big Data is being tempered by the daunting task of feeding the analytics engines with high quality data on a continuous basis. As the once distinct fields of data integration and data management increasingly converge, cloud-based data solutions providers have emerged that can buffer your organization from the complexities of this continuous data cleansing and management so that you’re free to focus on the end goal: actionable insight.
When it comes to the Internet of Things, hooking up will get you only so far. If you want customers to commit, you need to go beyond simply connecting products. You need to use the devices themselves to transform how you engage with every customer and how you manage the entire product lifecycle. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, will show how “product relationship management” can help you leverage your connected devices and the data th...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is causing data centers to become radically decentralized and atomized within a new paradigm known as “fog computing.” To support IoT applications, such as connected cars and smart grids, data centers' core functions will be decentralized out to the network's edges and endpoints (aka “fogs”). As this trend takes hold, Big Data analytics platforms will focus on high-volume log analysis (aka “logs”) and rely heavily on cognitive-computing algorithms (aka “cogs”) to mak...
With several hundred implementations of IoT-enabled solutions in the past 12 months alone, this session will focus on experience over the art of the possible. Many can only imagine the most advanced telematics platform ever deployed, supporting millions of customers, producing tens of thousands events or GBs per trip, and hundreds of TBs per month. With the ability to support a billion sensor events per second, over 30PB of warm data for analytics, and hundreds of PBs for an data analytics arc...
Operational Hadoop and the Lambda Architecture for Streaming Data Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing...