Symantec and Red Hat: Announcing Joint Solutions for Data Center Resiliency

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Symantec and Red Hat announced an extended collaboration to deliver solutions that help customers deploy agile private and hybrid clouds and create highly resilient datacenters. The expanded …

Symantec and Red Hat announced an extended collaboration to deliver solutions that help customers deploy agile private and hybrid clouds and create highly resilient datacenters. The expanded relationship spans engineering, marketing, support, and sales groups in both companies. Based on proven real-world deployments, the new solutions will harness the power of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Symantec storage and availability solutions to deliver higher availability and increased agility while helping organizations deploy business-critical applications with confidence.

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  • 1. Symantec and Red Hat: Announcing Joint Solutions for DataCenter ResiliencyJim Totton – Vice President, Red HatJennifer Ellard – Sr. Mgr., Storage and Availability Management, Symantec
  • 2. Announcing Joint Solutions for Data Center ResiliencyNew product solutions and broad relationship betweenSymantec and Red HatTogether, we offer a unique value proposition forprivate and hybrid cloud solutions, and help makeorganizations data centers resilient.Joint Solutions include:- Automated off-premise Disaster Recovery- Cost-effective failover for Oracle Databases- Improved Availability of Storage Infrastructure
  • 3. IDC believes Linux will be one of two primary operating systems that will power public cloud infrastructure and predicts that a substantial portion of cloud computing will take place on Linux... IDC: Linux at 20: Claiming its place in History, August 2011 1IDC # 2299263
  • 4. Global Business Challenges Speed time to market Lower operating costs Optimize assets and capital expenditures4
  • 5. Creating Value Throughout the Stack Application • Highly available, multi-tier applications and business services Middleware • Open source middleware with JBOSS • Open source OS with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Operating system • No vendor lock-In, commodity x86 hardware Server hardware • Platform independence – avoid vendor lock-in with both servers and storage Storage hardware5
  • 6. Resilient Joint Datacenter Solutions Automated Cost-effective failover Improved availability of off-premise DR of Oracle databases storage infrastructure • Automated • Fast failover of • Improved recovery of mission- single instance performance & critical applications & data Oracle availability of any across any distance • Confidence to move storage in the Red Hat • Enhanced tools to Oracle databases to x86 environment proactively test DR servers • Non-disruptive storage readiness migration • Veritas Storage • Veritas Cluster File System, • Veritas Cluster Server Veritas Cluster Server Foundation • JBoss, RHEL • Dynamic Multi-Pathing • JBoss, RHEL • JBoss, RHEL6
  • 7. Global Alignment at All Organizational Levels Engineering Support • Address issues early • Aligned support • Rigorous mutual testing departments via • Release-time TSAnet certification • Fast problem resolution Marketing Sales • Joint reference • Closely aligned architectures account teams • White papers & • Excellent best practices customer • Joint customer events experience7
  • 8. Symantec and Red Hat Proven Joint Success and Adoption Largest open source 3rd largest software company software company 62% enterprise #1 position in 10 security, Linux market share storage, high availability & data protection markets 80% of the 99% of the Fortune 500 Fortune 500 Trusted strength across all major verticals8
  • 9. Key Takeaways • Symantec and Red Hat are uniquely suited to deliver the promise of cloud and data center resiliency • Cost-effective solutions • Proven customer success • Our joint partnership is deep and taking hold within our sales organizations • More joint collaboration to come9
  • 10. Thank You!10