ToutVirtual Inks Deal With Symantec

Carlsbad-based ToutVirtual, a provider of virtualization management and performance management tools, said today that it has signed an OEM agreement with Symantec, to include Symantec's Backup Exec system recovery tools to its suite of products. The firm said the deal will provide its cusotmers with high availability and disaster recovery capability to its VirtualIQ product suite. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. ToutVirtual develops virtualization management software, and is headed by Jess Marinez.