Veritas Supports Utility Computing Via SQL Server
October 13, 2003[From internetnews.com]
Since acquiring Precise earlier this year, Mountain View, Calif.'s Veritas has been steadily turning into a provider of utility computing, an increasingly popular type of provisioning services offered to customers in order to grant them more control over turning power on or off like a switch.
Benefits of this method could include a reduction in hardware and labor costs because storage and servers are pooled and resources are automatically provisioned. IBM (Quote, Chart), HP, (Quote, Chart) Sun Microsystems, (Quote, Chart) CA (Quote, Chart)and a few others join Veritas in defining this niche.
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