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Aug 15, 2000, 01:31 (0 Talkback[s])


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"VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq:VRTS), the data availability company, and Cobalt Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:COBT), a leading supplier of server appliances, today announced the Companies are collaborating to accelerate the availability of enterprise-class VERITAS Software application storage management solutions on Cobalt's primary server appliance products. The alliance allows Cobalt's customers to deploy open source solutions with industry-standard availability of business-critical data."

"The integration of VERITAS Software's data availability solutions with Cobalt's full line of server appliances will give Cobalt customers a distinct advantage in terms of ease of ownership, high-performance backup and restore, and the reliability VERITAS Software and Cobalt customers have come to depend on," said Mark Orr, vice president, business development and co-founder, Cobalt. "The clients provide the ability to back up the Cobalt server appliances to a VERITAS NetBackup server on the network, enabling continuous data availability for Cobalt's server appliances."

"The agreement between VERITAS Software and Cobalt offers an excellent opportunity for the customers of both companies to have access to reliable Linux hardware and software solutions," said Steve Colman, vice president, strategic alliances and worldwide OEM operations, VERITAS Software. "VERITAS Software is pleased to offer data availability software that meets the needs of Cobalt customers."

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