VERITAS Adds Linux Support for Utility Computing

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“Like many software companies, VERITAS Software has queued up a
news announcement surrounding the Linux operating system in time
for the LinuxWorld Expo in New York City this week.

“VERITAS, a storage software outfit evolving into a utility
computing company, said it has expanded storage, clustering and
server provisioning support for SUSE LINUX and VMware to give
customers another alternative to Microsoft Windows, Unix and other

“Like rivals IBM, HP, and EMC, VERITAS is working to carve out
territory in the on-demand computing space, in which computing
resources are piped to users on an as-needed basis. Ranajit Nevatia
of VERITAS said his company believes the time is right to embrace
Linux more than it ever has because the number of customers seeking
enterprise storage and high availability features on Linux is

“This is because, according to IDC analyst Dan Kuznetsky,
organizations are looking for ways to lower their technology
acquisition costs through open-source software such as


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