CommVault Extends data protection options for Novell Server Operating Systems

February 15, 2005 at 12:00 AM EST

-- CommVault® QiNetix™ Software Protects Data on Novell NetWare, SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 and Novell Open Enterprise Server to Ensure Fast and Low Cost Data Recovery --

OCEANPORT, N.J. - February 15, 2005 - CommVault®, a provider of QiNetix™ Unified Data Management™ solutions, today announced extended backup and recovery support for Novell enterprise server operating systems including Novell NetWare, Novell SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 and Novell Open Enterprise Server. The CommVault Galaxy™ Backup and Recovery solution (part of the QiNetix product suite) simplifies data and application protection by reducing complexity required to effectively deploy, use and maintain a multi-tiered data protection strategy. With Galaxy's NetWare support and these new capabilities, customers running NetWare, Novell SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 and Novell Open Enterprise Server can fully protect their data, ensure fast recovery and leverage the cost across all Novell servers in their environment.

CommVault Galaxy Backup and Recovery protects heterogeneous environments including Linux file systems and clustered file systems. The software provides easy, unified administration and flexibility to support open-source environments. Novell Open Enterprise Server is a secure and reliable suite of services that delivers comprehensive and integrated file, print, directory, management, collaboration and application services in NetWare and SUSE LINUX environments. Novell SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 empowers businesses to leverage Linux* and open source by delivering a scalable, high-performance foundation for secure enterprise computing. Built for reliability, it offers comprehensive functionality to power today's networks and meet user demands. SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server also supports a broad range of hardware platforms and leading software applications.

"We are pleased that CommVault has committed to delivering this support," said Ed Anderson, vice president of platforms product marketing for Novell. "Novell Open Enterprise Server combines the benefits of open source software with Novell's proven enterprise-class networking functionality. CommVault complements our server operating systems by delivering to customers the necessary supporting tools, like backup and recovery, to protect their data and recover it quickly."

"We are excited about being able to offer this support," said Dave West, CommVault's vice president of Business Development. "We have worked closely with Novell for years to integrate and leverage our technologies to provide customers with the best data management and protection at the lowest possible cost. Our support for Open Enterprise Server and SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 continues to deliver on this goal and lets customers protect data and maximize the Linux benefits they have grown to expect."

Availability and Pricing
The CommVault QiNetix Galaxy Backup and Recovery support for NetWare, Novell SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9 is available today. Novell Open Enterprise Server support will be available later this year. Contact CommVault for pricing options. For more information about CommVault, visit

About CommVault
CommVault provides Unified Data Management™ solutions to ensure high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of complex storage networks. The CommVault QiNetix suite of products, based on CommVault's Common Technology Engine, provides the ultimate data protection; managing data throughout its lifecycle via integrated backup/recovery, migration, archiving, replication and storage management. Information about CommVault is available on the World Wide Web at or by calling (732) 870-4000. CommVault's corporate headquarters are located in Oceanport, New Jersey.

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