OpenLink Software Inc. Thursday
forthcoming release of OpenLink Virtuoso, which allows information from a
variety of databases to be viewed and updated over corporate intranets or
The system supports a variety of database formats and is designed to
interface with SQL servers from Microsoft Corp. and Sybase Inc. It is also
operating system-independent and has support for Windows 95, 98 and NT,
Linux and all variations of UNIX. Support for the Macintosh, OS400 and 390
and VMS mainframes is planned.
“Information systems challenges have moved beyond the monolithic database
or data access middleware related issues. OpenLink Virtuoso demonstrates
the leadership position we have taken in relation to the information access
challenges before us,” said Kindgsley Idehen, president and chief executive
officer of OpenLink Software.
A beta version is available for download at OpenLink’s Web site. The final version is
scheduled to ship Nov. 18.