Quest Launches Communications, Other Products

Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software has launched two new unified communication products, along with enhanced an existing software product to support VMware, the firm said today. Quest said it has added MessageStats and Active Roles Server, two new tools targeted at MIcrosoft's Office Communication Server 2007. MessageStats provides reporting on instant messaging, web conferencing, and voice calls; Active Roles Server handles monitoring and control of information in Microsoft's Active Directory. Separately, Quest said it has added support for VMware ESX Server, the popular server virtualization software, as part of its Foglight monitoring product. Quest said its Foglight product now monitoring the performance of virtual infrastructure, including monitoring physical servers, data centers, resource pools, and virtual machines.