Exabyte Corporation today announced that its 215M, 430M, X80 and X200 tape libraries and its M2(TM) tape drive have been certified for use with VERITAS Backup Exec(TM) versions 8.5 and 8.6 for NT and Windows 2000.
"This is further evidence that our working relationship with VERITAS Software continues to grow and expand. Support from a market leader such as VERITAS Software is critical to the continued success of the Exabyte storage automation product line," said Exabyte president and CEO Bill Marriner. "We are very pleased that our 215M, 430M, X80 and X200 tape libraries and our M2 tape drive have been certified for use with VERITAS Backup Exec. We will continue to work closely with VERITAS Software to ensure full and continued support of our growing family of storage automation products."
"Certifying a new set of automation products from Exabyte addresses customer requests for increased freedom of choice," said John Maxwell, vice president of product marketing, VERITAS Software. "The newly released Exabyte tape libraries will be important for our installed base of NT users who are looking for midrange price products with enterprise capabilities."
Exabyte said these data storage products are targeted at the midrange market and are suitable for the backup needs of small and medium-sized businesses.