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Symantec Intros CommandCentral 5.0

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Symantec Corp. (NasdaqGS:SYMC - News) today unveiled a major release of the Veritas CommandCentral 5.0 product family, a key component of the company's Storage United initiative to help enterprises address their most pressing storage challenges with a unified, software-oriented approach. Veritas CommandCentral 5.0 provides industry-leading scalability and reliability coupled with the breadth of heterogeneous support demanded by large enterprise data centers around the globe.

The Veritas CommandCentral 5.0 family includes Veritas CommandCentral Storage 5.0, Veritas CommandCentral Enterprise Reporter 5.0 and Veritas Process Automation Manager 5.0. With the release of this integrated solution set, Veritas CommandCentral becomes the only comprehensive storage resource management (SRM) solution in the market to optimize storage utilization, automate storage processes and align storage with business goals.

"CommandCentral Storage provides us with an instant view of how storage is allocated across the five different platforms in our data center, helping us increase utilization and cut storage administration costs by 90 percent," said Daniel Trim, director, operations, UNIX systems and database management for Health Alliance Plan, one of Michigan's largest health plans. "By giving us visibility into where our storage is and who is using it, CommandCentral helps us more effectively allocate storage resources and align IT with the needs of our business."

Symantec Corp.