LinuxPlanet: VERITAS Continues Linux Push

“At the January LinuxWorld Expo 2004, VERITAS made a number of
announcements that demonstrate this company’s commitment to the
Linux space, and the new products have kept coming steadily since

“One of the major changes is that, while before, VERITAS Linux
solutions were only available for Red Hat Linux, support for SUSE
has also been added for its core Linux product line–except for
NetBackup, which has supported SUSE and Red Hat since v4.5 in April

“When asked whether the initial decision to make this happen was
made before or after Novell’s initial mentions of potentially
purchasing SUSE, Ranajit Nevatia (VERITAS director of Linux
Strategy) pointed out that this move actually began two years ago
and took this long to implement–with the Novell and SUSE news
coming merely at an opportune time, perhaps reinforcing the wisdom
of this strategy…”


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