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CommVault & Sun Join Forces

OCEANPORT, N.J. -- CommVault (NASDAQ:CVLT) today announced that it has entered into a collaborative agreement with Sun Microsystems Inc., to provide customers with advanced data management solutions for enterprise computing environments. Under the agreement, Sun will distribute globally the CommVault SimpanaTM 7.0 data and information management software suite running on Sun Microsystems x64 server and storage systems. Together, the two companies will assist customers in optimizing their corporate infrastructures for 64-bit applications based on Microsoft Corp. messaging and collaboration platforms.

Today’s announcement helps users leverage the speed and performance of 64-bit computing environments to run and fully manage optimized 64-bit applications such as Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 on Sun server and storage systems using CommVault® software. The combined solution for Microsoft enterprise deployments will be available through Sun’s direct sales force, as well as the CommVault-authorized channel within Sun’s global partner network.

“The completion of this agreement gives customers a reliable, scalable and highly available solution built on CommVault’s 64-bit optimized data and information management software in combination with Sun’s x64 platform,” said Randy De Meno, chief evangelist and Microsoft Partnership at CommVault. “CommVault’s proven ability to assist and accelerate software upgrades to the 2007 Microsoft Office system for customers and fully protect business-critical Microsoft applications is supported by Sun’s broad enterprise experience.”

CommVault Systems Inc.