NetApp [NTAP] And St. Baldrick's Foundation To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, March 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

NetApp [NTAP], a provider of innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs, and the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.  

This year marks the seventh consecutive year that NetApp has supported St. Baldrick's; last year alone it raised more than $1.5 million, becoming the first corporate sponsor of the Foundation to reach that milestone. NetApp has a vision to build a model company and to deliver the best possible results for the communities it serves by living a core set of values. Supporting a great foundation like St. Baldrick's supports this vision and is an expression of NetApp's commitment to volunteerism.

In honor of the occasion, Bill Hogan, Vice President & General Manager – Enterprise Sales, NetApp, Tom Mendoza, Vice Chairman, NetApp, and John Bender, Founder and Chairman of the Board, St. Baldrick's Foundation, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, March 21, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET  

Contact: NetApp PR Hotline (408) 822-3287 xdl-uspr@netapp.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

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About NetApp [NTAP]:

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.

About St. Baldrick's:

The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Since 2005, St. Baldrick's has awarded more than $103 million to support lifesaving research, making the Foundation the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. St. Baldrick's funds are granted to some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts in the world and to younger professionals who will be the experts of tomorrow. Funds awarded also enable hundreds of local institutions to participate in national pediatric cancer clinical trials. For more information about the St. Baldrick's Foundation please call 1.888.899.BALD or visit www.StBaldricks.org.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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