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VITRIA ADDS LINUX SUPPORT TO VITRIA:BUSINESSWARE 4
Latest version of Vitria:BusinessWare integration platform now supports Linux, Windows 2003 and Solaris 9 for even greater flexibility and choice in OS support
MAIDENHEAD, Berks. April 1, 2004 – Vitria (Nasdaq: VITR), a leading provider of business process integration solutions, today announced the latest release of its award-winning business integration platform, Vitria:BusinessWare™ 4.2, now featuring expanded platform support for Linux, Windows 2003 and Solaris 9. With enhanced flexibility and choice of OS support, customers can now achieve greater return on investment (ROI) from Vitria solutions by leveraging the cost advantages of Linux-based systems, or the latest version of popular Windows and UNIX operating systems.
Initially driven by Internet infrastructure and high performance technical computing, Linux is taking its place as a viable option for enterprise computing. Linux servers can be significantly less expensive than traditional UNIX-based servers. In several companies, UNIX servers are being consolidated and complemented by lower cost Linux servers.
“Several trends have become evident in the financial services marketplace over the last few months,” said Tim Lind, senior analyst in the Investment Management practice at TowerGroup. “Linux continues to gain popularity within the US securities industry, with large brokerage firms leading the charge. All of them seek more flexibility and cost-savings to leverage existing IT infrastructure without sacrificing the performance required of their mission-critical systems.”
Building on the 2003 Business Integration Journal “Product of the Year”, Vitria:BusinessWare 4.2 refinements provide more flexibility, improved process effectiveness and efficiency and capabilities for faster implementation of integration projects. Customers will realize cost savings from OS choice, administrative cost reduction and performance monitoring improvements.
Vitria:BusinessWare 4.2.1 — Key Additions and Benefits
*Expanded platform support for Linux, Windows 2003, Solaris 9 for improved flexibility and cost savings;
*Introduction of Java Management Extensions (JMX) based system management and monitoring infrastructure to provide customers with greater system introspection;
*Enhanced lifecycle management of business process integration solutions with the addition of features such as scriptable and remote deployment for faster implementation and changes to projects.
“As enterprise server technology evolves, Vitria:BusinessWare continues to take advantage of the latest technologies to allow our customers to achieve superior business outcomes through business process integration,” said Dale Skeen, chief technology officer, Vitria. “Linux penetration continues to expand due to its performance, scalability and cost of ownership benefits. With the release of Vitria:BusinessWare 4.2, we have expanded support for the latest versions of Windows and Solaris, and we are excited to add Linux support for the first time.”
Vitria:BusinessWare is a business process integration platform that orchestrates interactions across a company's existing applications, data, people and partners to continuously improve one or more strategic business processes. Vitria:BusinessWare gives companies complete control and visibility of their business operations across their extended enterprise, enabling them to improve the efficiency of their business operations, reduce time to market for new products and services, develop closer relationships with their partners and customers, and rapidly respond to changing business conditions. The proven Vitria:BusinessWare solution was the industry's first platform for business process-centric integration and is widely recognized as the most flexible and powerful solution available, adopted by customers and partners in a broad range of industries.
Vitria Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITR), a leading provider of award-winning business process integration products and solutions, combines technology leadership with industry expertise in healthcare and insurance, financial services, telecommunications and manufacturing to dramatically improve strategic business processes across systems, people and trading partners. With 23 offices around the world, Vitria's customer base includes blue chip companies such as AT&T, Bell Canada, Bell South, The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, BP, BT, DaimlerChrysler Bank, Generali, Nissan, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, PacifiCare Health Systems, Reynolds & Reynolds, Royal Bank of Canada, Schneider Logistics, Sprint, Trane, and the U.S. Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.vitria.com.
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