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VERITAS extends its reach, support and solution sets with Volante

  • 19 October, 2004 12:27

<p>For Immediate Release</p>
<p>VERITAS extends its reach, support and solution sets with Volante</p>
<p>VERITAS signs Elite partnership agreement with Volante to provide greater access to additional products and a more competitive pricing model</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia, October 19, 2004 —VERITAS Software, the leading provider of enterprise storage software, has signed an Elite Partnership agreement with leading Australian owned IT Company, Volante.</p>
<p>Extending on its Data Lifecycle Management offering, the partnership agreement provides VERITAS with a go-to-market channel already uniquely qualified in this high growth area and extend its reach to a larger customer base.</p>
<p>Commenting on the partnership, Archie Wilson, Regional Alliance and Channels Director for VERITAS Australia and New Zealand said, “Volante is a critical partner to us. They’ve been on our radar for some time, as they have a proven track record in DLM, a strong support infrastructure and the same principals as VERITAS in terms of their desire to deliver the best possible solutions, service and support to their customers.”</p>
<p>Commenting on the partnership, Paul Harris, Volante National Practice Manager, ILM (Information Lifecycle Management) believes that Volante’s Elite Partnership status provides not just a win/win, but a win/win/win situation, for VERITAS and Volante, but more importantly its customers too.</p>
<p>“Australian customers are looking for partners who can provide them with strategic guidance and support across the country. Volante offers a dedicated ILM practice that provides strategic, practical planning and implementation for total information management. Our direct access to the world class vendor VERITAS, provides us with the unique opportunity to deliver the best solutions to our clients and our national status ensures a consistent support model wherever our clients may be in Australia.”</p>
<p>The partnership agreement has already gained interest with Volante customers, with enquiries ramping up and orders starting to come in.</p>
<p>“Based on the interest already shown by Volante’s customer base, this is a partnership set to succeed,” concluded Mr. Wilson.</p>
<p>About VERITAS Software
VERITAS Software, one of the 10 largest software companies in the world, is a leading provider of software to enable utility computing. In a utility computing model, IT resources are aligned with business needs and business applications are delivered with optimal performance and availability on top of shared computing infrastructure, minimizing hardware and labor costs. With 2003 revenues of $1.75 billion, VERITAS delivers products for data protection, storage and server management, high availability and application performance management that are used by 99 percent of the Fortune 500. More information about VERITAS Software can be found at www.veritas.com</p>
<p>About Volante
Volante is the leading Australian-owned IT services company, combining business know how with technical expertise. The solutions that we provide ensure high availability, enterprise databases, networking, security and storage management for today’s mission-critical IT environments. For more information, please visit www.volante.com.au</p>
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<p>Press Contacts:
Narelle Wilson, General Manager Marketing, Australia and New Zealand, VERITAS Software
(61 2) 8220 7000, narelle.wilson@veritas.com</p>
<p>Traci St Lawrence, Account Manager, Max Australia
(61 2) 9954 3492, traci.stlawrence@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 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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