Surgient Adds Hyper-V Support

Austin-based Surgient, which develops software for managing virtualized servers, said Wednesday that it has added support for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor. According to Surgient, the latest version of its software, the Surgient Virtual Automation Platform 6.0, now also supports integratino with Microsoft Active Directory, a new interface, connection to and IBM Rational's BuildForge. Surgient's software is used by IT administrators for managing deployment of virtual servers; the firm said that its license pricing starts at $25,000 for the software.