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VERITAS Raises the Bar for J2EE Application Performance Management

  • 03 March, 2004 10:54

<p>For Immediate Release</p>
<p>VERITAS Raises the Bar for J2EE Application Performance Management</p>
<p>VERITAS introduces first industry solution for reducing J2EE performance isolation time, from weeks to minutes, without adding any system “overhead”</p>
<p>MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – March 3, 2004 – VERITAS Software Corporation (Nasdaq: VRTS), the leading storage software provider, today announced that Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition-based applications can now be migrated from development into production faster with the new adaptive instrumentation capabilities of VERITAS Indepth™ for J2EE software.</p>
<p>VERITAS Indepth for J2EE – Adaptive Instrumentation software is expected to dramatically reduce the time it takes to isolate J2EE application performance problems, from weeks to just minutes, since it is the first software to automatically provide an in-depth way to isolate J2EE performance bottlenecks automatically without adding system “overhead” that itself becomes another performance issue.</p>
<p>VERITAS Indepth for J2EE –Adaptive Instrumentation software saves time and resources by automating the complicated and time-consuming task of having experienced application engineers manually configure the key components of the application monitoring tool. In addition, adaptive instrumentation helps production groups rapidly isolate application problems for development teams, allowing developers to focus on correcting miscoding rather than searching for problems. The new VERITAS software also includes an easy-to-use, Web-based dashboard that enables users to monitor the status of J2EE application servers and applications without complicated configuration procedures.</p>
<p>Performance monitoring for component-based J2EE multi-tiered enterprise applications historically has involved manually customizing instrumentation to optimize performance and minimize application overhead. VERITAS Indepth for J2EE – Adaptive Instrumentation software can eliminate this manual process and enables application managers to set policies that automatically configure J2EE application monitoring to identify the root cause of any performance problem.</p>
<p>“VERITAS Software’s validation on BEA WebLogic Platform can help customers manage application performance issues, gain rapid insight into where problems originate and learn their root cause and recommendations for corrective action,” said Scott Edgington, vice president and general manager, global software partners, BEA Systems. “The combination of the VERITAS Indepth for J2EE application performance management solution and BEA WebLogic Platform can help our customers develop and manage enterprise-class, Web-based applications to help increase the business efficiencies of mission-critical applications.”</p>
<p>“We’ve both simplified and automated the complex process of J2EE application performance management,” said Bob Maness, senior director of product marketing, VERITAS Software. “Since most Web-based enterprise applications today contain a J2EE tier, our new adaptive instrumentation software carries tangible productivity benefits to companies trying to gain visibility into J2EE applications to improve their business operations.”</p>
<p>VERITAS Indepth for J2EE is an integral component of VERITAS’ overall application performance management solution set. VERITAS i3ä software is used to help enterprises ensure that their entire application infrastructure meets or exceeds business objectives in providing optimal service to users, customers and partners. The need to optimally manage increasingly complex applications is fast becoming a key element in maintaining a competitive business advantage. Optimizing interactions, managing real-time business processes, anticipating opportunities, increasing revenue and reducing costs are imperative in today's "always on" environments.</p>
<p>J2EE eBook Expert Series
In an effort to both promote and better understand the importance of J2EE application performance management, VERITAS is introducing a year-long J2EE Expert Series educational program that provides expert content through monthly e-book chapters and webcasts on J2EE development and deployment concerns. The J2EE Expert Series features chapters dealing with“Architecting and Analyzing J2EE Performance,” “Core J2EE Application Components” and “Testing and Capacity Planning.” The e-book was developed by VERITAS and Pearson Technology Group, a worldwide publisher of educational books and training materials focused on advancing the skills of technical, business and professional consumers. Chapters can be downloaded by going to: http://www.veritas.com/offer?a_id=4495.</p>
<p>Application Performance Management and Utility Computing
Information technology performance is one of the key results of implementing utility computing, which represents a fundamental shift in the way that IT delivers applications to business users. Application performance, one of the key building blocks of VERITAS’ utility computing strategy, enables IT managers to deliver agreed-upon levels of availability and performance, adapting dynamically to changing business demands. VERITAS solutions also reduce hardware and labor costs by automatically provisioning shared pools of storage, servers and resources across multiple applications and internal operations. VERITAS provides the building blocks to enable utility computing – across any storage device, server, operating system or business application.</p>
<p>About VERITAS Software
With revenues of $1.77 billion in 2003, VERITAS Software ranks among the top 10 software companies in the world. VERITAS Software is the world’s leading storage software company, providing data protection, storage management, high availability, application performance management and disaster recovery software to 99 percent of the Fortune 500. VERITAS Software’s corporate headquarters is located at 350 Ellis Street, Mountain View, CA, 94043, tel: 650-527-8000, fax: 650-527-8050, e-mail: vx-sales@veritas.com, Web site: www.veritas.com.</p>
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<p>This press release may include estimates and forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including the risk that we will not maintain market acceptance of our products and services and the risk that we will not be able to maintain or increase the quality of our end-user customer and partnering relationships that could cause the actual results we achieve to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. For more information regarding potential risks, see the “Factors That May Affect Future Results” section of our most recent report on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q on file with the SEC. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.</p>
<p>Copyright © 2004 VERITAS Software Corporation. All rights reserved. VERITAS, the VERITAS Logo, Indepth, and i3 are trademarks or registered trademarks of VERITAS Software Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.</p>
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Press Contacts:</p>
<p>Narelle Wilson, General Manager Marketing, Australia and New Zealand, VERITAS Software
(61 2) 8220 7000, narelle.wilson@veritas.com</p>
<p>Fiona Martin, Account Director, Max Australia
(61 2) 9954 3492, fiona.martin@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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