Symantec and Microsoft settle lawsuit over Veritas

Microsoft and Symantec have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed two years ago over the use of Veritas code in Microsoft products, including Windows Vista.Symantec sued Microsoft in May 2006, accusing Redmond of wrongly incorporating the Volume Manager software Symantec acquired in its purchase of Veritas the previous year. Microsoft had formerly held a contract […]

Microsoft and Symantec have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed two years ago over the use of Veritas code in Microsoft products, including Windows Vista.

Symantec sued Microsoft in May 2006, accusing Redmond of wrongly incorporating the Volume Manager software Symantec acquired in its purchase of Veritas the previous year. Microsoft had formerly held a contract with Veritas to license the software, which helps operating systems manage large amounts of data.

At the time, Symantec was asking for an injunction on already oft-delayed Vista operating system.

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