Veritas Ports Foundation Suite to Linux
Veritas Software Corp., like many of its enterprise IT software rivals, is increasing its product catalog for Linux users.Veritas Software Corp., like many of its enterprise IT software rivals, is increasing its product catalog for Linux users. The Mountain View, Calif., company on Wednesday announced Foundation Suite 1.1 for Linux. Available now, Foundation Suite is Veritas primary storage virtualization software, previously available for Microsoft Corp.s Windows, Sun Microsystems Inc.s Solaris and various other Unix platforms.
"We look at it from the aspect that it should be architecture-independent," said Marty Ward, director of high-availability and storage virtualization products. Though porting the software to Linux didnt present any special programming challenges, Veritas waited until there was sufficient customer demand, he said.