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Symantec Bows Storage 5.1

CUPERTINO, Calif. – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced Veritas Storage Foundation and Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 for Windows, the industry leading heterogeneous storage management and high availability solution providing data and application availability for Windows environments. A key component of the Symantec Solutions for Windows portfolio scheduled to be available in June 2008, Veritas Storage Foundation 5.1 High Availability for Windows introduces support for Windows Server 2008 and delivers significant improvements to operational effectiveness and ease of use including enhanced availability and disaster recovery, centralized storage visibility and SmartMove for efficient array migrations.

“Customers today face overwhelming demands in managing disparate islands of storage and meeting strict service level agreements for high availability,” said Aaron Aubrecht, senior director of product management, Symantec. “Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows and Veritas Cluster Server provide organizations with a common set of easy-to-use tools that work across virtually every server and storage platform to provide online volume management, storage and application availability, application integrated quick recovery and storage area network path management. Enabling IT organizations to use a single software solution to manage their storage infrastructure and recover applications in the event of a local failure or disaster can significantly reduce both capital and operational costs, while simultaneously ensuring confidence that existing service level agreements are met.”

Symantec Corp.