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Microsoft Technology Centers Use VERITAS for Application Performance Management

  • 20 November, 2003 14:07

<p>VERITAS Indepth software enables rapid optimization of applications running on SQL</p>
<p>MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Nov. 20, 2003 – VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq: VRTS), the leading storage software provider, today announced that Microsoft Technology Centers use VERITAS Indepth™ software to help customers achieve optimal performance of enterprise applications running on Microsoft SQL Server databases.</p>
<p>“Our customers engage Microsoft Technology Centers to design and prove their applications so they work flawlessly when deployed,” said Gordon Mangione, vice president of SQL Server at Microsoft. “VERITAS Indepth for SQL Server has proven to be a highly effective solution to properly identify any existing issues and provide solutions to tune the platform and applications for optimal performance.”</p>
<p>Jointly engineered with Microsoft, VERITAS Indepth for SQL Server helps identify the most complex application performance management issues on SQL Server databases. It collects actionable metrics from heavily loaded environments -- adding little to no overhead -- providing visibility into current and historical application behavior. Indepth for SQL Server also presents a view of the entire application and quickly identifies performance bottlenecks, helping an application manager make objective and quantifiable tuning decisions to maximize application up-time thereby improving business results.</p>
<p>Microsoft Solution Partner Unisys Corporation, a global information technology services and solutions company, leverages VERITAS Indepth for SQL Server for customer testing and benchmarking of its high-end ES7000 servers.</p>
<p>“Before we implemented VERITAS Indepth for SQL Server, we would use a variety of manual techniques to benchmark applications and identify bottlenecks, which could take weeks or months to accomplish,” said Jim Wright, senior architect of Unisys Technology Consulting Services. “VERITAS Indepth for SQL Server allows us to do in minutes what previously took hours. More importantly, well-tuned applications allow our customers to reduce total cost of ownership and increase return on their investment in our high-end ES7000 servers.”</p>
<p>“Microsoft’s successful deployment of VERITAS Indepth for SQL Server in their customer prototyping activities further validates the value of our product for optimizing SQL Server applications for our mutual customers,” said Kris Hagerman, executive vice president of strategic operations, VERITAS. “We’re pleased to expand our close relationship with Microsoft beyond our data protection solutions to include the leading application performance management and optimization technologies we acquired with Precise.”</p>
<p>About Microsoft Technology Centers (MTCs)
The MTCs provide everything an enterprise organization needs – technology experts, industry leaders and an outstanding environment – to envision, architect, test and prove a complete, customized solution using Microsoft .NET connected technologies.</p>
<p>About VERITAS Software
With revenues of $1.5 billion in 2002, VERITAS Software ranks among the top 10 software companies in the world. VERITAS Software is the world’s leading storage software company, providing data protection, storage management, high availability and disaster recovery software to 99 percent of the Fortune 500. VERITAS Software’s corporate headquarters is located at 350 Ellis Street, Mountain View, CA, 94043, tel: 650-527-8000, fax: 650-527-8050, e-mail: vx-sales@veritas.com, Web site: www.veritas.com.</p>
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<p>Local contact:
Narelle Wilson, General Manager Marketing, Australia and New Zealand, VERITAS Software
(61 2) 8220 7000, narelle.wilson@veritas.com</p>
<p>Erika Longworth, Account Manager, Max Australia
(61 2) 9954 3492, erika.longworth@maxaustralia.com.au</p>
<p>This press release may include estimates and forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including the risk that we will not gain market acceptance of our products and services, the risk that we will not be able to maintain the quality of our end-user customer and partnering relationships, and the risk that we will not manage our business effectively, that could cause the actual results we achieve to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. For more information regarding potential risks, see the "Factors That May Affect Future Results" section of our most recent report on Form 10-K on file with the SEC. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.</p>
<p>Copyright © 2003 VERITAS Software Corporation. All rights reserved. VERITAS, the VERITAS Logo, Indepth and all other VERITAS product names and slogans are trademarks or registered trademarks of VERITAS Software Corporation. VERITAS, and the VERITAS Logo Reg., U.S. Pat. &amp; Tm. Off. Other product names and/or slogans mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.</p>

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