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BW: VERITAS Software Announces Linux Backup Support Initiative

Aug 03, 1999, 13:53 (9 Talkback[s])

"VERITAS Software Backup Product Lines Now Deliver Support for Linux"

"VERITAS® Software Corporation (Nasdaq:VRTS - news), the industry's leading enterprise-class application storage management software provider, today revealed its Linux backup support initiative to provide a storage management solution for the growing Linux user base."

"Linux is an open source, multi-user, multi-tasking operating system used by more than 10 million customers worldwide. According to IDC Research, Linux was the fastest growing server operating environment in 1998, capturing more than 17 percent of all server operating system shipments. VERITAS Software currently provides backup clients for popular Linux distributions, including Red Hat Linux and SuSE Linux, and has development plans to support Caldera OpenLinux and TurboLinux. With VERITAS Backup Exec(TM) and VERITAS NetBackup(TM), Linux servers and workstations are fully protected."

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