Open Text Corporation, an independent provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software and solutions, has announced the immediate availability of Hummingbird Connectivity 2008, a suite of software focused on providing organizations with solutions to integrate heterogeneous systems, such as UNIX or Mainframe, with Windows desktops. Hummingbird Connectivity is a division of Open Text.

Hummingbird Connectivity includes Exceed, NFS Maestro, HostExplorer, and Hummingbird Security product families and supports 32-bit and 64-bit Windows operating systems such as Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista. Additionally, all products in the suite support Windows Terminal Server Edition and Citrix Presentation Server.

The Hummingbird Connectivity 2008 product family includes several key enhancements, including: certification for Windows Vista; integrated security, where SSL and Kerberos are available as a standard feature of the new version and no longer require installation of additional packages; support for latest X11 standard, X11R7.2, the latest X Window System technology release; and a native 64-bit product offering. Hummingbird Connectivity 2008 will be available June 25.