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VERITAS Software Appoints XSI Data Solutions

  • 21 July, 2004 11:21

<p>For Immediate Release</p>
<p>VERITAS Software Appoints XSI Data Solutions</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia, July 21 2004 - VERITAS Software Pty Ltd, the leading provider of enterprise storage software, today announced the appointment of XSI Data Solutions as an Elite value added reseller (VAR) partner for the Australian market.</p>
<p>The appointment reinforces VERITAS’ commitment to expanding its channel partnerships in Australia and New Zealand, providing greater growth opportunities for its award-winning and market-leading products that are focused on business efficiency and continuity.</p>
<p>Commenting on the appointment, Bruce Lakin, VERITAS managing director for Australia and New Zealand, said “We’re very pleased to be working with XSI. Our product range complements XSI’s expertise and offers us the opportunity to extend the penetration of our offerings into key markets.”</p>
<p>Founded 18 years ago, XSI Data Solutions is the largest Australian-owned and managed data storage company. XSI specialises in disk, tape and network-based storage solutions and is an expert in both NAS (network attached storage) and SAN (storage area network) strategies.</p>
<p>The company has 45 software and hardware engineers who operate from branches in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra and Adelaide. XSI has more than 600 customer sites Australia-wide, including many of the Top 200 companies.</p>
<p>XSI’s co-founder and CEO Max Goldsmith said that the VERITAS partnership would offer his customers superior solutions..</p>
<p>“VERITAS is a company on a roll. They have significant market differentiation which resonates very well with the IT and storage managers we deal with daily.</p>
<p>“We’re very pleased to have partnered with VERITAS as one of the leading software companies in the world and look forward to working closely with them on many new opportunities.”</p>
<p>Notes for Editors</p>
<p>About XSI Data Solutions
XSI Data Solutions is the largest Australian owned &amp; managed Data Storage Company in the Australian market. XSI is a leader in the disk, tape and network based solutions segment and has a premier position in the SAN and NAS marketplace. The group boasts 14 of Australia’s top 20 companies amongst their customers, government and education are also strongly represented. XSI is part of UXC Limited, an Australian-owned ASX Top 300 company with market capitalisation of over $115 million and employing more than 1,000 staff.</p>
<p>About VERITAS Software
VERITAS Software, one of the 10 largest software companies in the world, is a leading provider of software to enable utility computing. In a utility computing model, IT resources are aligned with business needs, and business applications are delivered with optimal performance and availability on top of shared computing infrastructure, minimizing hardware and labor costs. With 2003 revenues of $1.75 billion, VERITAS delivers products for data protection, storage &amp; server management, high availability and application performance management that are used by 99 percent of the Fortune 500. More information about VERITAS Software can be found at</p>
<p>For further information please contact:</p>
<p>VERITAS Software</p>
<p>Narelle Wilson, General Manager Marketing, Australia and New Zealand, VERITAS Software
(61 2) 8220 7000,</p>
<p>Fiona Martin, Account Director, Max Australia
(61 2) 9954 3492,</p>
<p>Max Goldsmith
XSI Data Solutions
Tel: +61 (0)2 9496 1100 &amp; +61 0418 227 380</p>

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