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Written by Daniel   
Friday, 29 February 2008 12:40

Storage Vendors Line Up Behind Windows Server 2008

Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Service, 

Friday, February 29, 2008 7:15 AM PST
PCW

During Wednesday's launch of Windows Server 2008, storage vendors turned out in full force, including CA, FalconStor Software, Emulex, EMC, Network Appliance, and QLogic.
like others, Symantec wants to take advantage of the sales opportunity presented by Microsoft's Windows Server 2008, of which IDC forecasts 3.5 million copies will be sold this year.



"We have to have a solution from day one," said Roger Blomqvist, senior principal technical product manager at Symantec. "That's an opportunity we can't afford to miss."

Symantec Backup Exec, CA ARCserve and FalconStor Message Recovery for Exchange have all been certified for the new operating system.

"If you want to backup Windows Server 2008 you have to use Volume Shadow Copy Service, VSS. It's something Microsoft has changed to improve stability, but I don't think it will lead to big improvements. The technology we used before was very mature," said Blomqvist. [PCW...]  [Comments...]
 

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