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Legato vs. Veritas for backup and replication

My client has ordered the EMC CX500 and Veritas Volume Manager to provide the storage tier behind Sun Solaris hosts serving Oracle DB and WebLogic application servers. Since EMC owns Legato, would Legato offer a better/more compatible software solution for managing volume backup and data replication?

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Veritas has good replication and mirroring solutions that work well with Oracle and Sun Solaris as well as VxVM. Due diligence requires that you look at both Legato and Veritas for backup and data replication to see how they meet your specific requirements.

If you are not sure what to look for on a comparison basis, click here and download Evaluator Group's free evaluation criteria workbooks for storage and management solutions. You, of course, will want to classify what is important for your environment and needs.

This was first published in June 2005

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