VERITAS Software Sponsors Executive Partner Summit 2001

VERITAS Software Redefines the Value of Its Partnerships and Collaborates With

Top Business Partners to Maximize Mutual Growth Opportunities



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from VERITAS Software Corporation

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq: VRTS), The Data Availability Company,
 today announced the commencement of its fourth annual Executive Partner
 Summit, an exclusive event designed to bring together senior executives from
 VERITAS Software and its most strategic business partners. The Summit, which
 is being held April 10-12 at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. provides
 VERITAS Software's partners the opportunity to explore ways in which they can
 leverage VERITAS Software's data availability platform to further enhance the
 value of the solutions delivered to their customers. Additionally, VERITAS
 Software will communicate those business enablers specifically designed to
 expand the company's partner equity.
     "Last year's Summit was a great experience. We truly walked away with a
 better understanding of how we can work together with VERITAS Software to
 achieve a mutual goal -- long-term success," said Scott Slack, vice president
 of marketing, Cranel. "I am very much looking forward to participating in this
 year's event, as I anticipate it to be just as beneficial. VERITAS is
 committed to its channel partners and consistently reinforces that position by
 offering opportunities that promote the growth of our VERITAS Software
 business."
     Attendees will hear from VERITAS Software's senior staff, including new
 President and chief executive officer Gary Bloom, and have the opportunity to
 exchange ideas, examine current industry trends, learn about VERITAS
 Software's channel strategy and interact directly with VERITAS Software
 executives and personnel. VERITAS Software is also utilizing this event to
 update the channel on changes being made to the company's channel program,
 VERITAS Vplus(TM), which will bring increased value to VERITAS partners. At
 roundtable discussions, channel partners can provide their views surrounding
 various channel-related topics. A highlight of the forum is a presentation by
 special guest speaker Harry Dent Jr., a renowned business futurist, economic
 forecaster and best-selling author.
     "As a trusted strategic partner and market leader, VERITAS Software
 continues to place emphasis on building a strong channel and maintaining
 valuable relationships with key partners," said Paul A. Sallaberry, executive
 vice president of Worldwide Field Operations, VERITAS Software. "The channel
 plays a critical role in ensuring that the VERITAS solutions end users require
 to maintain uninterrupted data availability are accessible constantly. We
 therefore look forward to educating our partners on methods to make the most
 of their relationship with VERITAS Software and continue delivering added
 value to their business and customers."
     Additionally, VERITAS Software will be showcasing its latest product
 solutions and services at the VERITAS Solutions Pavilion. Here, partners can
 see firsthand VERITAS Software's most current offering of its leading
 solutions for high availability, application performance and data protection.
 VERITAS Consulting, Education Services and VERITAS Partner Education will also
 be available to discuss the role end user and partner education plays in
 further providing reliable, comprehensive software solutions.
     For more information or to view the complete conference agenda for the
 VERITAS Executive Partner Summit 2001, please visit:
 www.veritas.com/us/partners/summit2001/
 
     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 Vplus 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.
 
 

SOURCE VERITAS Software Corporation
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq: VRTS), The Data Availability Company,
 today announced the commencement of its fourth annual Executive Partner
 Summit, an exclusive event designed to bring together senior executives from
 VERITAS Software and its most strategic business partners. The Summit, which
 is being held April 10-12 at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz. provides
 VERITAS Software's partners the opportunity to explore ways in which they can
 leverage VERITAS Software's data availability platform to further enhance the
 value of the solutions delivered to their customers. Additionally, VERITAS
 Software will communicate those business enablers specifically designed to
 expand the company's partner equity.
     "Last year's Summit was a great experience. We truly walked away with a
 better understanding of how we can work together with VERITAS Software to
 achieve a mutual goal -- long-term success," said Scott Slack, vice president
 of marketing, Cranel. "I am very much looking forward to participating in this
 year's event, as I anticipate it to be just as beneficial. VERITAS is
 committed to its channel partners and consistently reinforces that position by
 offering opportunities that promote the growth of our VERITAS Software
 business."
     Attendees will hear from VERITAS Software's senior staff, including new
 President and chief executive officer Gary Bloom, and have the opportunity to
 exchange ideas, examine current industry trends, learn about VERITAS
 Software's channel strategy and interact directly with VERITAS Software
 executives and personnel. VERITAS Software is also utilizing this event to
 update the channel on changes being made to the company's channel program,
 VERITAS Vplus(TM), which will bring increased value to VERITAS partners. At
 roundtable discussions, channel partners can provide their views surrounding
 various channel-related topics. A highlight of the forum is a presentation by
 special guest speaker Harry Dent Jr., a renowned business futurist, economic
 forecaster and best-selling author.
     "As a trusted strategic partner and market leader, VERITAS Software
 continues to place emphasis on building a strong channel and maintaining
 valuable relationships with key partners," said Paul A. Sallaberry, executive
 vice president of Worldwide Field Operations, VERITAS Software. "The channel
 plays a critical role in ensuring that the VERITAS solutions end users require
 to maintain uninterrupted data availability are accessible constantly. We
 therefore look forward to educating our partners on methods to make the most
 of their relationship with VERITAS Software and continue delivering added
 value to their business and customers."
     Additionally, VERITAS Software will be showcasing its latest product
 solutions and services at the VERITAS Solutions Pavilion. Here, partners can
 see firsthand VERITAS Software's most current offering of its leading
 solutions for high availability, application performance and data protection.
 VERITAS Consulting, Education Services and VERITAS Partner Education will also
 be available to discuss the role end user and partner education plays in
 further providing reliable, comprehensive software solutions.
     For more information or to view the complete conference agenda for the
 VERITAS Executive Partner Summit 2001, please visit:
 www.veritas.com/us/partners/summit2001/
 
     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 Vplus 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.
 
 SOURCE  VERITAS Software Corporation