From data protection and business resiliency to compliance and optimized storage, Veritas and Azure customers can now capitalize on the ideal cloud experience
Veritas Vision – LAS VEGAS, September 19, 2017 – Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-cloud data management, today announced an array of new 360 data management capabilities for Veritas and Microsoft Azure customers. These innovations empower customers to capitalize on the flexibility and agility offered by Azure, and benefit from data management capabilities powered by Veritas that help reduce costs and ensure compliance, increase visibility and simplify workload migration. Customers can extract more value from their data, which helps them achieve better business outcomes.
This announcement advances a strategic partnership between Microsoft and Veritas and coincides with the rapid adoption of hybrid and public cloud environments. According to Gartner, “the worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 18 percent in 2017 to total $246.8 billion, up from $209.2 billion in 2016.”1 However, as customers accelerate migration to the cloud, the need to manage data in the cloud has never been more critical.
“Joint Veritas and Microsoft customers have the best of both worlds: the flexibility and agility of Azure cloud combined with the trusted toolset of the Veritas 360 data management platform,” said Mark Russinovich, CTO, Microsoft Azure at Microsoft Corp. “Customers can use these offerings to optimize for hybrid cloud environments as they get more value from their data."
Delivering the full spectrum of 360 data management capabilities for the hybrid cloud
Today’s announcement includes new technology integrations that enhance joint customers’ business continuity and disaster-recovery readiness, enable hybrid cloud scale-out storage optimization, and dramatically increase customers’ ability to visualize data across disparate sources. Unless otherwise referenced, all of the integrations listed below are generally available today.
Customers can also take advantage of a host of other previously announced Veritas data management offerings to enhance their experience on Microsoft Azure, whether they’re a large enterprise or a small to midsized business. Unless otherwise noted, these integrations are available today.
“The desire to incorporate Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) into the enterprise IT strategy is abundantly clear,” said Mike Palmer, executive vice president and chief product officer, Veritas. “However, data management is critical to helping customers ensure compliance and protection of their data while extracting maximum value from it. That’s why this partnership has been so well-received by customers.”
For more information, visit: www.veritas.com/microsoft
1Source: Gartner, Inc., Press Release, Gartner Says Worldwide Public Cloud Services Market to Grow 18 Percent in 2017, February 22, 2017, http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/3616417
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