Microsoft Adopts CommVault QiNetix Data Management Software for Use in Demonstration and Test Centers

The Microsoft Technology Centers® and Microsoft Partner Solution Center use CommVault to help customers and partners develop, test and validate the deployment of their solutions

OCEANPORT, N.J., Oct. 11 / CommVault® (NASDAQ:CVLT), a provider of Unified Data Management(TM) solutions, today announced that its data management software has been selected by Microsoft Corporation for use in its Microsoft Technology Centers (MTCs) and its Microsoft Partner Solution Center. Microsoft's decision to utilize CommVault software in its customer-facing centers means that a wide audience of customers and potential customers will have the opportunity to test and validate Microsoft and CommVault solutions prior to deployment.

CommVault QiNetix software, including Galaxy Backup and Recovery for data protection, QuickRecovery VSS snapshot management for recovery management, and DataMigrator and DataArchiver for archive management, will be showcased and demonstrated in the MTCs and the Partner Solution Center. The MTC facilities are located in Austin, Texas, Atlanta, Ga, Dallas, Texas, Waltham, Mass, Chicago, Ill, Mountain View, Cailf, Reston, Va and soon-to-be opened facilities in Irvine, Calif and New York City, NY, while the Partner Solution Center is located in Redmond, Wash. The facilities include executive briefing centers, a world-class envisioning center, development suites and a leading edge data center.

"In choosing our partners, we do careful analysis. We look for companies with a proven track record and best-of-breed technologies that can bring significant value to customers who are evaluating Microsoft Enterprise and .NET solutions," said Adam Hecktman, Director, Microsoft Technology Center - Chicago. "Our decision to use CommVault in the MTCs and Partner Solutions Center allows us to rapidly create environments to help customers deploy Microsoft applications like Exchange Server, SharePoint and Live Communications Server. CommVault software has strategic integration with Microsoft Virtual Server and Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS), which is important to our enterprise customers."

"Microsoft's use of CommVault products for their technology and partner centers represents an excellent way to bring the extensive range of CommVault's enterprise, application-aware solutions to Microsoft customers while protecting the MTC's extensive core solutions," said Randy De Meno, Chief Evangelist at CommVault. "The MTCs are one of the best locations for customers to test, design and streamline their solutions prior to upgrade or installation, to ensure the best results."

About CommVault

CommVault® provides Unified Data Management(TM) solutions for high- performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of data on complex storage networks. The CommVault® QiNetix(TM) platform, based on CommVault's Common Technology Engine, integrates Galaxy backup and recovery, snapshot management and recovery, remote replication, active data migration and archiving, e-mail compliance, enterprise service level management and reporting and storage resource management software solutions. The QiNetix unified approach is designed to allow customers to add/integrate QiNetix components, at a fraction of the time, effort and money required by separate point products.

Information about CommVault is available at or by calling (732) 870-4000. CommVault's corporate headquarters is located in Oceanport, New Jersey in the United States. (cvlt-pt)

Source: CommVault Systems, Inc.

CONTACT: Press: Mary Ellsworth of CommVault, +1-732-870-4044,, or Sarah McNeil, for CommVault, +1-612-573-3124,; Investor Relations: Michael Picariello of CommVault,

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