Veritas Improves Linux Support for Utility Computing

Veritas Corp, provider of storage software solution, added further support for SUSE LINUX, VMware and Red Hat users. Now, users have better choice for Linux environment.  Now Veritas has all kind of software available for enterprise storage, data protection, high availability and automated provisioning software for the enterprise Linux environment.

Veritas Cluster Server will now be available for VMware ESX Server that will provide high availability option for VMWare users. Veritas delivers the basic components of Utility Computing by means of clustering, core storage management and server provisioning technologies.  The latest technology is going to improve performance and automation software on different platforms. Users can optimize the heterogeneous IT resources by deploying utility computing and lower the cost of IT hardware.

“Organizations looking for ways to lower their technology acquisition costs have been increasingly considering open source software, such as Linux.” said Dan Kusnetzky, IDC’s vice president of system software research. “As organizations enjoy successful implementations of pilot projects using Linux, they are assigning more critical tasks to Linux, which is driving demand for increased enterprise software support from companies like Veritas Software. The availability of enterprise-class Linux software has become one of the key market accelerators for the mainstream adoption of Linux today.”

Veritas supports all major operating systems like IBM AIX, HP UX, Red Hat Linux, SuSE Linux, Microsoft Windows and Sun Solaris. Users can obtain Veritas Cluster Server for VMware by purchasing Veritas Cluster Server for Linux that includes support for Red Hat, SuSE Linux and VMware. Veritas OpForce automated server provisioning software is now available on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 in addition to Red Hat Linux. The software helps consolidation of servers by saving time.

Source: UtilityComputing

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