Veritas Adds Linux Support for Utility Computing

Veritas carves out on-demand space.

Veritas Software Corp. this week 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 platforms. 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 growing. The company 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.

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