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Veritas and Microsoft Forge Global Strategic Partnership for Data Management in the Cloud

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by Angela Guess

According to a new press release, “Veritas Technologies, the leader in information management and Microsoft Corp. today announced a multi-year global, strategic partnership to help organizations use Microsoft Azure to optimize for hybrid cloud environments and to host Veritas’ Enterprise Vault.cloud management and governance service on Azure. The partnership builds on the longstanding relationship between Veritas and Microsoft and includes collaboration to enable and jointly sell hybrid cloud storage solutions to mutual customers to provide a comprehensive, simple and cost-effective approach to managing data in the cloud. Such hybrid cloud storage solutions will enable customers to take advantage of the cloud to reduce their storage costs while increasing business agility, and to extract greater value from their data, once stored in the cloud, through the full suite of Azure cloud services, including advanced analytics and machine learning.”

Mike Palmer, executive vice president and Chief Product Officer at Veritas, commented, “Enterprises increasingly rely on cloud computing to advance digital transformation… As Veritas embarks on its one-year anniversary as an independent company, today’s announcement marks a pivotal milestone towards accelerating cloud initiatives for our mutual customers, and it begins with more efficient ways to move their data to the Azure cloud.”

Jason Zander, corporate vice president of the Microsoft Azure team, added, “Microsoft and Veritas customers have enjoyed the benefits of highly complementary technology offerings, focused on solving IT challenges in the data center… Today, our strengthened partnership delivers deeper integration, allowing customers to more easily take advantage of the flexibility and enterprise-grade reliability that Azure provides.”

Read more at Business Wire.

Photo credit: Veritas

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