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ComputerWorld: Linux gaining backup tool support

Dec 21, 1998, 18:04 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Legato Systems Inc. will soon join Spectra Logic Corp. on the scant but growing list of backup vendors offering Linux support." "I think a lot of organizations are evaluating use of Linux right now ... but [Linux's] backup utilities aren't sufficient," said Dave Hill, an analyst at Aberdeen Group Inc. in Boston.

Veritas Software Corp. plans to announce Linux backup support by the middle of next year. And Knox Software has been offering its Arkeia backup product for Linux since last year.

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