Veritas Software releases new version of Veritas Backup Exec Small Business Server Solution

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Johannesburg, 24 Jun 1999
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Veritas Software, provider of enterprise-class application storage management software, has announced the availability of Veritas Backup Exec for Windows NT, Small Business Server Edition version 7.3. With industry-signified features, Backup Exec for Windows NT, Small Business Server Edition is a complete data protection solution that supports the newly released Microsoft BackOffice Small Business Server 4.5.

Providing unattended on-line database backup of Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, complete Microsoft Exchange Server protection, including individual mailbox backup and restore, and backup of the Microsoft Internet Information Server, Veritas Small Business Server Edition affords ease-of- use with an intuitive user interface and wizards. In addition, Backup Exec for Windows NT, Small Business Server Edition version 7.3 protects Windows 95/98 and NT Workstations, while offering users the flexibility to add other Backup Exec for Windows NT options, such as Autoloader and the Open File Option.

"The release of VERITAS Backup Exec for Windows NT, Small Business Server Edition is evidence of Veritas Software`s continued commitment to deliver comprehensive storage solutions to small businesses that use Microsoft Windows NT," says Nick van Noordwyk, business manager for Middle East and Africa at Veritas SA. "This solution is designed to protect and manage user information and provide small businesses with a single solution for all their storage-management needs."

The included Intelligent Disaster Recovery Option assists the user in preparing for data-threatening events. Intelligent Disaster Recovery then retrieves the user`s system and restores its critical data quickly and reliably, up to the point of the last backup, without reinstalling the operating system after hardware failure. Prior to a backup, integrated virus scanning automatically or on-demand detects and repairs viruses on the server. Statistical reporting of all data protection tasks is provided via a run-time version of Seagate Crystal Reports.

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"We are excited that VERITAS Software continues to address the storage needs of small business customers by offering a reliable solution that complements Microsoft BackOffice Small Business Server 4.5," says Jennifer Cioffi, Small Business Group Product Manager at Microsoft Corporation. "This powerful combination provides our joint customers with comprehensive protection for one of their most valuable assets - their data."


About VERITAS Software For enterprise customers who demand the continuous availability of business critical information, VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq:VRTS), the industry`s leading enterprise-class application storage management software provider, ensures information availability from business-critical applications by delivering integrated, cross-platform storage management software solutions. The Company`s products enable Business Without Interruption(tm) and are designed to protect, access and manage business-critical application information. VERITAS Software products are delivered through a global end user sales force and a worldwide network of enterprise VARs, resellers and OEM partners. The Company`s corporate headquarters is located at 1600 Plymouth Street, Mountain View, CA 94043. Telephone: (650) 335-8000. Fax: (650) 335-8050. Email: WWW site:

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