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EMC interoperability with MS given boost

Storage colossus EMC has expanded its relationship with Microsoft, launching a range of solutions and services last week for SQL Server 2005 and Exchange Server 2007.

Storage colossus EMC has expanded its relationship with Microsoft, launching a range of solutions and services last week for SQL Server 2005 and Exchange Server 2007.

The storage vendor is now offering SQL Server customers database recovery, readiness assessment, upgrade implementation, performance and application optimisation, and business intelligence planning.

Exchange Server customers, meanwhile, can now receive increased support for EMC’s Replication Manager 5.0 SP1 and NetWorker Module for Exchange, and enhanced Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) support within EMC NetWorker VSS Client for Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

“It’s critical for multiple technologies and varied vendors’ solutions to work together seamlessly and quickly support all of the new important capabilities that Microsoft brings to market,” said Chuck Hollis, EMC technologies alliances vice president. 

EMC has also launched a custom e-mail security solution for Exchange Server 2007 based on EMC’s protection and recovery technology, RSA SecurID capabilities and expertise of EMC Global Services.

In the same announcement EMC revealed it has joined Microsoft interoperability group the Interop Vendor Alliance.

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