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Virtualisation Hosting Solution with Windows Support Released

Quoting SDA Asia

Server virtualisation and virtual infrastructure management software solutions firm, Virtual Iron Software, has developed Version 3.1 of its virtualisation platform with full support for both unmodified Windows and Linux.

According to the company, the release offers the first commercial alternative to VMware and targets mainstream user adoption for both enterprise and small to medium business users. The company also announced the immediate availability of free, production-ready offerings of the software via download.

In separate announcements, Virtual Iron also highlighted two new customers, Mobius Management Systems and The Charlotte Observer, deploying Virtual Iron Version 3.1 to replace VMware.

Mitchell Gross, President and CEO of Mobius Management Systems, Inc., a global provider of enterprise archiving and records management software remarked, ''Application development and testing is one of our most important business processes. After a review of alternative offerings, we have chosen Virtual Iron to replace VMware for optimising our software development, testing and staging processes. Virtual Iron's capabilities and attractive price/value position will enable us to reduce server procurement costs and related power and cooling expenses while improving our team's productivity.''

Geoff Shorter, IT Infrastructure Manager, at The Charlotte Observer added, ''Virtualisation has the potential to deliver huge advantages in data centre cost savings and reduced complexity. ''

John Humphreys, Program Director of IDC's Enterprise Virtualisation program remarked, ''Server virtualisation is quickly becoming a key area of investment for IT organisations worldwide".

According to the company, users can choose from two different free offerings of Virtual Iron's full-featured 3.1 Enterprise Edition software package:

  • Free Single-Server Virtualisation and Management
  • Free Multi-Server Virtual Infrastructure Management


To learn more about the offering, click here.

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Published Wednesday, January 03, 2007 6:54 AM by David Marshall
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