VERITAS Software Selected by Yahoo! to Protect Its Enterprise Environment And Data Centers

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from VERITAS Software Corporation

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ --
 VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq:   VRTS), the Data Availability Company,
 today announced that Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:   YHOO), a leading global Internet
 communications, commerce and media company, has chosen VERITAS Software to
 provide a global, comprehensive backup and recovery solution for Yahoo!'s
 enterprise environment, worldwide data centers and mobile computing devices.
 VERITAS NetBackup(TM) DataCenter protects the varied server and operating
 system platforms that make up Yahoo!'s global information architecture, while
 VERITAS NetBackup(TM) Professional provides backup and recovery for the
 computer equipment of Yahoo! employees.
     "The VERITAS NetBackup family of data protection products is designed for
 leaders of the information age, such as Yahoo! that need to reliably manage
 and protect enormous amounts of data integral to their business," said Neal
 Ater, senior vice president, Data Protection Group, VERITAS Software. "We're
 pleased to provide Yahoo! with a solution that not only meets their data
 protection needs today, but can scale to meet their future needs."
     The flexible VERITAS NetBackup family manages the data protection of
 network-attached storage (NAS) systems, Sun Microsystems UNIX servers,
 Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) servers and Linux servers used by Yahoo! to manage
 its information infrastructure. VERITAS NetBackup NDMP (Network Data
 Management Protocol), a software agent that works with VERITAS NetBackup
 DataCenter, utilizes the NDMP standard to efficiently manage the backup and
 recovery of the NAS file servers.
     Yahoo! has also selected VERITAS Software solutions to help back up the
 mobile laptops of its workforce. VERITAS NetBackup Professional automates and
 streamlines the backup and recovery of desktop and mobile laptop computers.
 VERITAS NetBackup Professional technology quickly and transparently protects
 users when they log on to the company network.
     "VERITAS Software's ability to provide a single, integrated data
 protection solution across Yahoo!'s multiple platforms and applications
 enables us to ensure the 24/7 access to information so crucial to our users
 and our own information organization," said Farzad Nazem, senior vice
 president of communications and technical services, Yahoo!. "The VERITAS
 NetBackup solution safeguards our data whether it resides on a desktop, laptop
 or a data center server."
 
     VERITAS NetBackup Solutions
     VERITAS NetBackup is the industry's leading enterprise data protection
 solution providing centralized control from a single management interface, as
 it delivers backup and recovery solutions extending from the desktop to the
 data center. The VERITAS NetBackup product family includes VERITAS NetBackup
 DataCenter, designed for protecting terabytes of data in the largest and most
 demanding enterprise environments, VERITAS NetBackup BusinesServer(TM), a
 cost-effective backup and recovery solution for smaller UNIX and Windows
 networks and VERITAS NetBackup Professional, offering automated data
 protection for desktops and mobile laptops.
 
     Pricing and Availability
     VERITAS NetBackup DataCenter is immediately available starting at a U.S.
 suggested retail price of $5,000 for Windows platforms, and $10,000 for UNIX
 platforms. VERITAS NetBackup products are available through VERITAS Vplus(TM),
 an authorized network of distributors and VARs and through a worldwide network
 of OEM partners. For more information about VERITAS NetBackup, please contact
 the company's North American sales headquarters office at: 400 International
 Parkway, Heathrow, FL 32746, 800-327-2232 or 407-531-7501, fax: 407-531-7730.
 
     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 Street, 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, NetBackup, VERITAS
 NetBackup, VERITAS NetBackup DataCenter, VERITAS NetBackup BusinesServer,
 VERITAS NetBackup Professional and VERITAS Vplus are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of VERITAS Software Corporation in the US and/or other countries.
 Yahoo! and the Yahoo! logo are registered trademarks of Yahoo! Inc. Other
 product names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of
 their respective companies.
 
 

SOURCE VERITAS Software Corporation
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ --
 VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq:   VRTS), the Data Availability Company,
 today announced that Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:   YHOO), a leading global Internet
 communications, commerce and media company, has chosen VERITAS Software to
 provide a global, comprehensive backup and recovery solution for Yahoo!'s
 enterprise environment, worldwide data centers and mobile computing devices.
 VERITAS NetBackup(TM) DataCenter protects the varied server and operating
 system platforms that make up Yahoo!'s global information architecture, while
 VERITAS NetBackup(TM) Professional provides backup and recovery for the
 computer equipment of Yahoo! employees.
     "The VERITAS NetBackup family of data protection products is designed for
 leaders of the information age, such as Yahoo! that need to reliably manage
 and protect enormous amounts of data integral to their business," said Neal
 Ater, senior vice president, Data Protection Group, VERITAS Software. "We're
 pleased to provide Yahoo! with a solution that not only meets their data
 protection needs today, but can scale to meet their future needs."
     The flexible VERITAS NetBackup family manages the data protection of
 network-attached storage (NAS) systems, Sun Microsystems UNIX servers,
 Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) servers and Linux servers used by Yahoo! to manage
 its information infrastructure. VERITAS NetBackup NDMP (Network Data
 Management Protocol), a software agent that works with VERITAS NetBackup
 DataCenter, utilizes the NDMP standard to efficiently manage the backup and
 recovery of the NAS file servers.
     Yahoo! has also selected VERITAS Software solutions to help back up the
 mobile laptops of its workforce. VERITAS NetBackup Professional automates and
 streamlines the backup and recovery of desktop and mobile laptop computers.
 VERITAS NetBackup Professional technology quickly and transparently protects
 users when they log on to the company network.
     "VERITAS Software's ability to provide a single, integrated data
 protection solution across Yahoo!'s multiple platforms and applications
 enables us to ensure the 24/7 access to information so crucial to our users
 and our own information organization," said Farzad Nazem, senior vice
 president of communications and technical services, Yahoo!. "The VERITAS
 NetBackup solution safeguards our data whether it resides on a desktop, laptop
 or a data center server."
 
     VERITAS NetBackup Solutions
     VERITAS NetBackup is the industry's leading enterprise data protection
 solution providing centralized control from a single management interface, as
 it delivers backup and recovery solutions extending from the desktop to the
 data center. The VERITAS NetBackup product family includes VERITAS NetBackup
 DataCenter, designed for protecting terabytes of data in the largest and most
 demanding enterprise environments, VERITAS NetBackup BusinesServer(TM), a
 cost-effective backup and recovery solution for smaller UNIX and Windows
 networks and VERITAS NetBackup Professional, offering automated data
 protection for desktops and mobile laptops.
 
     Pricing and Availability
     VERITAS NetBackup DataCenter is immediately available starting at a U.S.
 suggested retail price of $5,000 for Windows platforms, and $10,000 for UNIX
 platforms. VERITAS NetBackup products are available through VERITAS Vplus(TM),
 an authorized network of distributors and VARs and through a worldwide network
 of OEM partners. For more information about VERITAS NetBackup, please contact
 the company's North American sales headquarters office at: 400 International
 Parkway, Heathrow, FL 32746, 800-327-2232 or 407-531-7501, fax: 407-531-7730.
 
     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 Street, 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, NetBackup, VERITAS
 NetBackup, VERITAS NetBackup DataCenter, VERITAS NetBackup BusinesServer,
 VERITAS NetBackup Professional and VERITAS Vplus are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of VERITAS Software Corporation in the US and/or other countries.
 Yahoo! and the Yahoo! logo are registered trademarks of Yahoo! Inc. Other
 product names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of
 their respective companies.
 
 SOURCE  VERITAS Software Corporation