VERITAS Announces Roadmap for Acquired Ejasent Products.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
VERITAS VISION(TM) 2004
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2004
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Capabilities, Advancing Utility Computing (1) Pay-per-usage processing provided by a service organization that uses its own computers and facilities. Customers access the computers via a private network or over the Internet and are charged according to how much computing time they use, such as CPU seconds, minutes or hours. Vision
VERITAS Software Veritas Software Corp. was an international software company that was founded in 1983 as Tolerant Systems, renamed Veritas Software Corp. in 1989, and merged with Symantec in 2005. It was headquartered in Mountain View, California. Corporation (Nasdaq:VRTSE) today announced the availability and roadmap for the utility computing technologies obtained through its recent acquisition of Ejasent, Inc. (see related news release issued January 7, 2004).
VERITAS MicroMeasure(TM) is the first general-purpose software to enable usage-based metering, cost allocation and charge-back billing of all physical and logical components within a data center - including storage, server and application consumption by specific users and departments. Previously, metering, cost allocation and charge-back solutions were limited to only network or server metrics metrics Managed care A popular term for standards by which the quality of a product, service, or outcome of a particular form of Pt management is evaluated. See TQM. , and involved manually reviewing spreadsheets to create accurate cost allocations.
VERITAS MicroMeasure software, a building block of VERITAS' utility computing strategy, is now available in a limited release to VERITAS' key systems integrator partners, including EDS (Electronic Data Systems, Plano, TX, www.eds.com) Founded in 1962 by H. Ross Perot (independent candidate for the President of the U.S. in 1992), EDS is the largest outsourcing and data processing services organization in the country. and Sun Microsystems Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) is an American vendor of computers, computer components, computer software, and information-technology services, founded on 24 February 1982. . By the end of the year, the technology will be delivered as part of a future version of VERITAS CommandCentral(TM) Service - software that provides full transparency into IT resource consumption, service levels and costs - to enhance the existing cost allocation and chargeback function for storage and backup/restore usage by adding statistics on server, network and application usage.
"EDS has been working with VERITAS' MicroMeasure products for nearly two years," said Larry Lozon, portfolio executive, EDS Hosting Services. "The VERITAS MicroMeasure tools and technologies are a key component of the EDS Agile Infrastructure foundation and help us track and account for compute utilization, a key element in providing agile utility services."
The other software technology VERITAS acquired through the Ejasent acquisition, UpScale(TM), enables application virtualization A smaller umbrella term within the larger umbrella term of "virtualization." It refers to several techniques that make running applications more protected, more flexible or easier to manage. See virtualization, network virtualization and storage virtualization. - the ability to migrate an application from one server to another without disrupting or terminating the application state or connections. This high-availability software is currently scheduled to become available in the first half of 2005 as an extension to VERITAS Cluster Server Veritas Cluster Server (also known as VCS) is a High-availability cluster software, for Unix, Linux and Microsoft Windows computer systems, created by Veritas Software (now part of Symantec). software, the industry's leading open systems clustering solution, and is ideal for reducing both planned and unplanned downtime The time during which a computer is not functioning due to hardware, operating system or application program failure. , facilitating server consolidation and effectively managing a wide range of applications across heterogeneous IT environments.
"The products and technologies we acquired from Ejasent strengthen VERITAS' ability to enable utility computing across our customers' heterogeneous IT environments," said Mark Bregman, executive vice president, product operations, VERITAS Software. "By integrating them into our CommandCentral and Cluster Server See Microsoft Cluster Server. software, we are able to enhance visibility into all aspects of IT system usage and bring about even higher levels of application availability, further aligning IT to changing business needs."
About VERITAS Software
VERITAS Software, one of the top 10 largest software companies in the world, is a leading provider of software and services 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. VERITAS products and services for data protection, storage & server management, high availability Also called "RAS" (reliability, availability, serviceability) or "fault resilient," it refers to a multiprocessing system that can quickly recover from a failure. There may be a minute or two of downtime while one system switches over to another, but processing will continue. and application performance management are used by 99 percent of the Fortune 500. More information about VERITAS Software can be found at www.veritas.com.
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