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Symantec Announces 5.0 HA

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced Veritas Storage Foundation 5.0 High Availability (HA) for Windows, a comprehensive solution that delivers data and application availability for Microsoft Windows environments. It combines two industry-leading solutions-Storage Foundation for Windows and Veritas Cluster Server-together with enhanced usability tools to simplify storage management, high availability and disaster recovery for mission-critical Windows applications such as Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, and SharePoint Portal Server.

"Customers are placing more of their mission critical applications on the Windows platform. They need storage management solutions that provide higher availability and better disaster recovery than ever before," said Laura DuBois, research director, Storage Software at IDC. "Storage Foundation HA for Windows offers enterprises unique capabilities in non-disruptive storage operations, scalable high availability, and disaster recovery solutions-along with centralized storage visibility and control that are must-have requirements for Windows environments."

Symantec Corp.