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S_D | 07 Dec 2011 | 0 comments

A Big Thank You to our supportive community for helping Veritas Storage Foundation High Availability for Windows 6.0 win at the 2011 Windows IT Pro Editor's Best and Community Choice Awards in the High Availability/Disaster Recovery category!

Community Choice:

High Availability/Disaster Recovery; Gold:

Symantec Storage Foundation High Availability

 

Editors’ Best:

...

S_D | 07 Dec 2011 | 2 comments

On Dec 5th, Symantec released its newest version of Veritas Storage Foundation High Availability for Windows that includes advanced online storage management, high availability and disaster recovery for physical and virtual Microsoft Windows Server 2008 environments.The 6.0 release is part of the major refresh of Symantec’s storage and availability management portfolio.

New Features in Storage Foundation High Availability for Windows 6.0 include:

- Fast failover of clustered shared storage
- Instantaneous fault detection of cluster resources with Intelligent Monitoring Framework environment
- Disaster Recovery Manager for Hyper-V provides wide area disaster recovery for Hyper-V virtual machines
- Online Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage Migration
- Site-aware allocation for campus clusters
- Online volume shrink
- Embedded security services for secure cluster configuration

Key Benefits of...

Mike Reynolds PMM | 03 Dec 2011 | 0 comments

If you are interested in learning about the latest Storage Foundation and High Availability 6.0 solutions from the comfort of your own desk, Symantec is hosting a virtual event on December 8th beginning at 8:00am PST.  At the event, we will discuss how Symantec is helping customers transform their existing infrastructure into a resilient private cloud, as well as providing a deeper dive on new functionality included in Storage Foundation, Veritas Cluster Server, Veritas Operations Manager, ApplicationHA and other solutions. 

At the event you will learn how Symantec is helping IT organizations: 

  • Enable high availability and disaster recovery capabilities for entire business services
  • Provide elastic storage services based on business patterns
  • Manage the entire environment from a single console

Getting the private cloud you want from the infrastructure you've got is a different approach that you...

Sanjays | 11 Nov 2011 | 0 comments

Data center leaders are constantly being bombarded with marketing blitz on how they can reach the clouds by buying new infrastructure, but the reality is closer to ground. At Symantec we believe that the private cloud is more of a transformation of your existing data center rather than a rip and replace.

Read confident insights article on how to get to private cloud:

http://www.symantec.com/business/resources/articles/article.jsp?aid=20110111_resilient_private_cloud

Sanjays | 11 Nov 2011 | 0 comments

The Thailand capital Bangkok has seen the worst floods in its history. This event while unfortunate also highlights some of the problems data centers are facing and potentially making them worse. It is also a wakeup call to data center managers to rethink their storage strategies and leverage software tools such as Storage Foundation to optimize storage.

One of the constants in the data center is storage growth and the resulting spending on storage. While hard drive prices have been falling over the years, the sheer growth of storage has meant that storage costs have been ballooning out of control. The rate of growth of storage has far exceeded the rate of drop of storage prices leading to the overall growth of storage costs. 

But, all of this is about to change for the worse. The Thai floods have affected potentially 40% of the world hard disk supply creating shortages and resuling in price increases. This means that in all probability hard drive costs are going...

Theresa LaVeck | 11 Oct 2011 | 0 comments

The Storage and Availability Management 6.0 release was recently covered in the Wall Street Journal. The article focuses on 6.0 highlights, including preparing for the private cloud, Virtual Business Service, file system deduplication and compression, and tighter integration. Read the article.

c3lsius | 28 Sep 2011 | 0 comments
  1. Anil Chakravarthy, Senior Vice President of Symantec’s Storage and Availability Management Group, will announce a major refresh of our high availability, disaster recovery and storage portfolio, including Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0 and Cluster Server 6.0, during the Keynote Day 1 at 11 a.m.
  2. Not one but two lucky attendees will walk away with €250 Apple gift card each at the Storage and Availability Management Product Vision and Strategy Forum (PVSF): Building Resilient Private Clouds on Tuesday, 4th of October, 2:30 p.m. at room 112.
  3. Play our private cloud 6.0 game by attending one of the storage and availability management sessions or visit our booth at the Symantec Solutions Centre and identify two additional attributes of our private clouds for a chance to win an iPad 2.
  4. Listen to exciting customer stories of how Amadeus, Lotus Renault F1 racing team and a big energy company were able to solve their data centre challenges using...
Raissa_T | 14 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

Storage Decisions - "Where IT pros go to solve the storage challenges you face NOW" is coming to New York City on Sept 19th - Sept 20th, 2011.  The event will be held at the Hilton Americas 1335 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019.   Come and join your fellow IT pros and stop by booth # 39 to learn how Symantec continues to be your trusted Storage partner. 

In particular, Symantec can help you address the challenges of business-critical virtualization and how you can achieve end-to-end visibility of your heterogeneous storage and host infrastructure, while increasing efficiency at each level of the storage supply chain.

  • Learn how you can report on wasted storage hosted on native or Symantec Storage Foundation systems, perform optimized thick to thin migrations, reclaim wasted storage allocations in thin provisioned arrays, and plan for...
Big_Bear | 09 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

New Product Released: Veritas Operations Manager Advance 4.0 for Windows

Go to the SORT website for the product release notes and more information about the release. 

https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/vomadv/4.0/windows/productguides/pdf/vomadvanced_notes.pdf

 

Symantec Operations Readiness Tools (SORT)

SORT Portal: https://sort.symantec.com

SORT Patches: https://sort.symantec.com/patch/matrix

SORT Portal contains:

- Risk Assessments
- SORT Search (Error Code Lookup, Patches, Documentation, Systems, Reports)
- Detailed Reports (Product and License Usage)
- Notification Signup (SORT Notification...

Big_Bear | 09 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

New Service Pack Release (SP2) for Symantec ApplicationHA 5.1 SP2 for Linux and Windows Platforms. 

Go to the SORT website for the product release notes and more information about the release.

 https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/appha/5.1sp2/linux/productguides/pdf/appha_release_notes_51sp2_lin.pdf

 https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/appha/5.1sp2/windows/productguides/pdf/appha_release_notes_51sp2_win.pdf

 

Symantec Operations Readiness Tools (SORT)

SORT Portal: https://sort.symantec.com

 SORT Patches: ...