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ZDNet: Veritas Linux Announcements: Business as Usual

Aug 15, 2002, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Elliot)

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"Future Linux strategy was discussed including Veritas' intent to support Oracle9i Real Application Clusters on Linux through Veritas Database Edition Advanced Cluster for Oracle9i Real Application Clusters in 2003. Veritas is also investigating putting storage management products on Linux on the IBM mainframe. Finally, Veritas believes that its storage virtualization software will become a key embedded operating system platform for the next generation of storage network devices and solutions, helped along by the Veritas Powered program.

"The Hurwitz take: The Linux market is up and coming and offers future revenue for Veritas with limited short-term impact. Many large IT shops are doing Linux experimentation, but few have made significant investments in it. Hurwitz Group believes this will change as the Linux platform matures, becomes more scalable, and server hardware consolidation and OS expenses come under review over the next three years..."

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