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Dunes’ Stefan Hochuli Paychère to Present at VMworld 2007

Session One: Hochuli Paychère will present a session titled, Automating the Virtual Data Center

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Time: 12:45 p.m. PT

Venue: Esplanade 301, Moscone Center, San Francisco, Calif.

Session Two: Hochuli Paychère will present a session titled, Reducing the Complexity of Operating a Virtual Data Center

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Time: 3:00 p.m. PT

Venue: Solutions Theatre, Moscone Center, San Francisco, Calif.

As the number of virtual machines in the enterprise continues to grow, infrastructure teams must create scalable and repeatable processes for managing them that incorporate best practices and define clear areas of ownership. The only way to ensure service excellence in todays mixed data center environment is to implement business best practices and enforce operational procedures. By automating and managing business processes in both virtual and physical environments, organizations can reduce overall IT complexity and increase business agility.

In these presentations, Dunes Hochuli Paychère will discuss how companies can leverage a business process automation layer on top of VMware VirtualCenter to unlock even more value from their virtual infrastructure. Paychère will examine how open architecture philosophy allows for a high level of customization to control and automate any IT process to fit an organizations needs and best practices.

Dunes is the only enterprise software provider primarily focused on virtualization to offer a true framework to perform full automation of virtual datacenters. Dunes Virtual Service Orchestrator (VS-O) version 3.1, with a new Web 2.0 front end as well as the ability to be downloaded as a ready-to-install virtual appliance, enables enterprises to bring new possibilities of expression and flexibility to automating their data center services.

Any media or analysts interested in speaking with Stefan Hochuli Paychère can contact Lisa Astor or Shweta Agarwal of Schwartz Communications at 781-684-0770 or They can also visit Dunes at VMworld booth #921.

About Stefan Hochuli Paychère

Stefan Hochuli Paychère is CTO and co-founder of Dunes. Under Stefan's technical leadership, Dunes created the first true open framework to perform full business process automation of virtual and physical datacenters. Stefan has more than fourteen years experience in computer hardware and software development areas going from real time embedded systems to multi-tiered enterprise business systems. As Senior Architect with Lysis, he designed the agent infrastructure for the content management solution, Lysis' main product, as well as researched for new innovative technical solutions. Prior to that, he worked several years as a consultant, developed Ethernet-ISDN router for the Swiss company Lightning, and pointing devices' hardware, firmware and testing tools for Logitech. Stefan founded Dunes with other co-founders Stéphane Broquère, David Saradini, Vincent Fournié & Yann Savary in 2001.

Published Tuesday, September 11, 2007 6:07 AM by David Marshall
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