VERITAS Software Receives 2000 Novell Software Developer Excellence Award

Novell Recognizes VERITAS Software for the Company's Commitment to Quality in

Its Data Protection Products for NetWare



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from VERITAS Software Corporation

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ --
 VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq:   VRTS), The Data Availability Company,
 today announced that it was a recipient of an annual Novell(R) Software
 Developer Excellence Award at BrainShare(R) 2001 held in Salt Lake City.
     "We are very pleased to recognize VERITAS Software as a top partner and
 supporter of Novell's solutions and services," said Carleton Watkins,
 director, Worldwide Developer Support, Novell. "This award distinguishes
 VERITAS for the depth of implementation of Novell technology into its own
 products, thereby allowing Novell to extend its reach within the one Net
 marketplace."
     Novell Worldwide Developer Support considered the top 50 software
 companies with whom it partners for the Software Developer Excellence
 category. VERITAS Software was selected based on its ongoing commitment to
 bring complete, uninterrupted data protection to Novell NetWare(R)
 environments with its leading backup solution, VERITAS Backup Exec(TM) for
 NetWare.
     "VERITAS Software is honored to be acknowledged for its consistent
 contribution to the NetWare market with its leading technology and enduring
 relationship with Novell," said Neal Ater, senior vice president, Data
 Protection Group, VERITAS Software. "We have introduced many firsts in the
 NetWare and Novell NDS(R) eDirectory markets and are proud of the superior
 quality of our 'Novell Yes, Tested and Approved(TM)' certified products as we
 continue to offer our support to Novell."
     VERITAS Software introduced version 9.0 of VERITAS Backup Exec for NetWare
 at BrainShare 2001 (see press release dated March 19). Now a pure Internet
 protocol (IP) solution, VERITAS Backup Exec for NetWare delivers the latest
 backup and restore technology for complete protection of critical NetWare
 server and workstation data. The latest release includes a redesigned
 graphical user interface with wizards, remote connectivity support for Novell
 NetWare 4.x, 5.x and Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) and Windows 2000 servers, new
 media management capabilities and other enhancements to provide increased
 functionality and manageability.
 
     About VERITAS The Data Availability Company(TM)
     VERITAS Software Corporation provides essential data availability software
 solutions that enable customers to protect and access their business-critical
 data for Business Without Interruption(TM). The company's corporate
 headquarters is located at 1600 Plymouth St., Mountain View, CA 94043.
 650-527-8000, fax: 650-527-8050, e-mail: vx-sales@veritas.com, Web site:
 www.veritas.com.
     This document may include estimates and forward-looking statements within
 the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and 21E of the
 Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements involve a
 number of risks and uncertainties, including the timely development and market
 acceptance of our products and services, our ability to maintain the quality
 of our end-user customer and partnering relationships, and our ability to
 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 reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q on file
 with the SEC.
     NOTE:  VERITAS, VERITAS SOFTWARE, the VERITAS logo, Business Without
 Interruption, VERITAS The Data Availability Company and VERITAS Backup Exec
 are trademarks or registered trademarks of VERITAS Software Corporation in the
 US and/or other countries. Other product names mentioned herein may be
 trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
     Novell, NetWare, NDS and BrainShare are registered trademarks or service
 marks, and eDirectory and Yes, Tested and Approved are trademarks of Novell,
 Inc. in the United States and in other countries.
 
 

SOURCE VERITAS Software Corporation
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ --
 VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq:   VRTS), The Data Availability Company,
 today announced that it was a recipient of an annual Novell(R) Software
 Developer Excellence Award at BrainShare(R) 2001 held in Salt Lake City.
     "We are very pleased to recognize VERITAS Software as a top partner and
 supporter of Novell's solutions and services," said Carleton Watkins,
 director, Worldwide Developer Support, Novell. "This award distinguishes
 VERITAS for the depth of implementation of Novell technology into its own
 products, thereby allowing Novell to extend its reach within the one Net
 marketplace."
     Novell Worldwide Developer Support considered the top 50 software
 companies with whom it partners for the Software Developer Excellence
 category. VERITAS Software was selected based on its ongoing commitment to
 bring complete, uninterrupted data protection to Novell NetWare(R)
 environments with its leading backup solution, VERITAS Backup Exec(TM) for
 NetWare.
     "VERITAS Software is honored to be acknowledged for its consistent
 contribution to the NetWare market with its leading technology and enduring
 relationship with Novell," said Neal Ater, senior vice president, Data
 Protection Group, VERITAS Software. "We have introduced many firsts in the
 NetWare and Novell NDS(R) eDirectory markets and are proud of the superior
 quality of our 'Novell Yes, Tested and Approved(TM)' certified products as we
 continue to offer our support to Novell."
     VERITAS Software introduced version 9.0 of VERITAS Backup Exec for NetWare
 at BrainShare 2001 (see press release dated March 19). Now a pure Internet
 protocol (IP) solution, VERITAS Backup Exec for NetWare delivers the latest
 backup and restore technology for complete protection of critical NetWare
 server and workstation data. The latest release includes a redesigned
 graphical user interface with wizards, remote connectivity support for Novell
 NetWare 4.x, 5.x and Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) and Windows 2000 servers, new
 media management capabilities and other enhancements to provide increased
 functionality and manageability.
 
     About VERITAS The Data Availability Company(TM)
     VERITAS Software Corporation provides essential data availability software
 solutions that enable customers to protect and access their business-critical
 data for Business Without Interruption(TM). The company's corporate
 headquarters is located at 1600 Plymouth St., Mountain View, CA 94043.
 650-527-8000, fax: 650-527-8050, e-mail: vx-sales@veritas.com, Web site:
 www.veritas.com.
     This document may include estimates and forward-looking statements within
 the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and 21E of the
 Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements involve a
 number of risks and uncertainties, including the timely development and market
 acceptance of our products and services, our ability to maintain the quality
 of our end-user customer and partnering relationships, and our ability to
 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 reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q on file
 with the SEC.
     NOTE:  VERITAS, VERITAS SOFTWARE, the VERITAS logo, Business Without
 Interruption, VERITAS The Data Availability Company and VERITAS Backup Exec
 are trademarks or registered trademarks of VERITAS Software Corporation in the
 US and/or other countries. Other product names mentioned herein may be
 trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
     Novell, NetWare, NDS and BrainShare are registered trademarks or service
 marks, and eDirectory and Yes, Tested and Approved are trademarks of Novell,
 Inc. in the United States and in other countries.
 
 SOURCE  VERITAS Software Corporation