August 21, 2007 08:00 ET

BlueArc Announces Storage System Certification With Symantec for Data Recovery, Protection, Backup and Restore

Titan 2000 Storage System Family Certified With Veritas NetBackup 6.5 From Symantec, Delivering Customers Enterprise-Class Data Protection for Unified Storage

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - August 21, 2007) - BlueArc® Corporation, a market leader in scalable, high-performance network storage, today announced that the company's Titan 2000 family of unified network storage solutions has been certified for interoperability with Veritas NetBackup software, version 6.5 from Symantec. This certification will provide BlueArc customers with a robust and reliable backup and restore solution.

As a long-time member of the Symantec Technology Enabled certification program, since 2001, BlueArc is among the leading network storage vendors which Symantec collaborates with to enable customer opportunity for deployment of best-of-breed, fully interoperable systems. Titan 2000's leading storage performance and the centralized data management platform provided by NetBackup lets customers use their applications and tools of choice with complete confidence in system performance and simplified administration.

"Symantec certification of the Titan 2000 storage family allows our customers to take advantage of storage performance that brings out the best of our NetBackup platform," said Raja Srinivasan, senior manager, Symantec Technology Enabled Program, Symantec Corporation. "Using Titan 2000 and NetBackup products, customers can unlock the full potential of cutting-edge storage technology for high-performance back-up and recovery across all of their storage and data protection investments."

The Titan 2000 family of storage solutions delivers world-record performance on multiple third-party benchmarks, and is capable of scaling to 512 terabytes in a single namespace. Its virtualization framework also helps streamline storage consolidation. NetBackup provides integrated data protection and recovery to help companies manage, protect, and recover data across storage tiers, locations, and operating systems, and improve storage utilization. Together, Titan 2000 and NetBackup deliver fast back-up and recovery that enhance customers' responsiveness to unexpected events, while helping to minimize operating costs.

"Whether data drives a company's business or their compliance initiatives, companies are under constant pressure to balance system performance, data availability and costs as the sheer volume of information grows," said Steve Daheb, senior vice president, marketing and business development, BlueArc. "Veritas NetBackup software from Symantec complements Titan performance with tools from one of the most trusted names in data protection."

Symantec recently introduced Veritas NetBackup 6.5, part of the NetBackup Platform, with next-generation data protection features such as advanced disk-based backup, integrated data deduplication, deep integration with intelligent back-up appliances, expanded heterogeneous snapshot management, and granular recovery for critical applications and virtual machines. In the first half of 2007, BlueArc has enhanced the Titan 2000 family of products with expanded clustering capabilities, integrated 10 gigabit network connectivity, dynamic read caching and a protocol acceleration module to streamline server consolidation.

About BlueArc

BlueArc is a leading provider of high performance unified network storage systems to enterprise markets, as well as data intensive markets, such as electronic discovery, entertainment, federal government, higher education, Internet services, oil and gas and life sciences. Our products support both network attached storage, or NAS, and storage area network, or SAN, services on a converged network storage platform.

We enable companies to expand the ways they explore, discover, research, create, process and innovate in data-intensive environments. Our products replace complex and performance-limited products with high performance, scalable and easy to use systems capable of handling the most data intensive applications and environments. Further, we believe that our energy efficient design and our products' ability to consolidate legacy storage infrastructures, dramatically increases storage utilization rates and reduces our customers' total cost of ownership. Information about BlueArc solutions and services can be found at

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