Quest makes acquisition

Virtualisation capacity increased

Quest Software has bought Provision Networks, a maker of desktop virtualisation software, to bolster its portfolio of heterogeneous virtualisation-management tools.

The acquisition allows Quest to build on its end-to-end application and desktop monitoring, management and availability capabilities.

Provision Network markets the Virtual Access Suite of products that let customers extend terminal server platforms from Citrix and Microsoft and virtual infrastructures from VMware, Virtual Iron, XenSource, SWsoft and Microsoft.

Quest's management software for Windows environments helps automate, simplify and secure Active Directory, Exchange and Windows and integrate Unix, Linux and Java into these environments.

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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