Virtual Iron Demos Latest Release at SAP SAPPHIRE ’06 with Intel
LOWELL , Mass. –(Business Wire)– May 16, 2006 — Virtual Iron Software (www.virtualiron.com), a provider of software solutions for creating and managing virtual infrastructure in the data center, is participating at SAP SAPPHIRE ’06 in Orlando this week. The company is demonstrating the latest release of its advanced virtualization and management software with Intel Corp. at Booth #2974. SAPPHIRE opens today and runs through May 18th.
Virtual Iron recently announced Version 3.0 of its software, which combines its enterprise-class virtualization and management capabilities with the open source Xen hypervisor. With it, Virtual Iron is the first to deliver native virtualization and simultaneous support for both 32 and 64-bit unmodified Linux and Windows operating systems and applications on Xen. The new release also takes full advantage of new hardware-assisted virtualization capabilities from Intel. As a result, users get better performance, streamline data center management and reduce operational costs while preserving investments in their existing software stack.
Virtual Iron recently secured strategic funding from SAP Ventures to close out its Series C financing round. SAP evaluated multiple virtualization approaches and solutions before deciding to invest in the company based on its vision and product capabilities.
About SAPPHIRE ’06
SAPPHIRE ’06 Orlando takes place May 16 – 18, 2006, at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida. The event is designed to help attendees explore how today’s open technologies can transform their business processes and energize their value chain. It will also highlight SAP’s strategy for co-innovation with a growing ecosystem of partners that will give users more solution options than ever before.
About Virtual Iron Software, Inc.
Virtual Iron provides Xen-based software solutions for creating and managing virtual infrastructure. Its software enables companies to dramatically reduce the complexity and cost of managing and operating their enterprise data center. The company is focused on delivering advanced virtualization capabilities that exploit industry standards, open source economics and processors with virtualization technology built-in. Organizations use Virtual Iron’s software for consolidation, rapid provisioning, business continuity, workload management and policy-based automation to deliver significant improvements in utilization, manageability and agility. Virtual Iron is privately held and based in Lowell, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.virtualiron.com or email email@example.com