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RSS Selects Akorri BalancePoint for End-to-End Insight and Control of Virtualized Infrastructure

Akorri, Inc., the leader in cross-domain performance management for the virtualized data center, today announced that, the largest online auto classified marketplace, has selected Akorri’s BalancePoint software to manage’s virtual environment. BalancePoint was chosen to help gain insight across the entire virtual infrastructure, and has enabled IT to proactively identify performance bottlenecks and plan for growth and consolidation within their virtual infrastructure.

“Akorri BalancePoint was the only solution we found in the market that provides a view across the entire virtualization infrastructure,” said Jason Cornell, manager of the Windows System Group at  “We found many tools that looked at one specific level, whether it is the hosts, guests, or the storage, but Akorri’s BalancePoint is the first to pull everything together in a meaningful way. With BalancePoint we can now provide meaningful reports for administrators up through to executive management and avoid performance problems.” 

“ heavily utilizes virtualization in production throughout their IT infrastructure and needed to eliminate VM sprawl, quickly troubleshoot issues, and plan for future growth. BalancePoint helps by providing end to end visibility, identifying cross-domain trouble spots, and quickly solving application performance problems,” said Tom Joyce, CEO of Akorri. “We are pleased to help manage and optimize their virtual environment with BalancePoint.”

In a new on-demand video webcast entitled, “Managing Performance in the Virtualized Data Center” featuring Jason Cornell from and expert commentary from Cameron Haight, Gartner Research Vice President and Tom Joyce, CEO of Akorri, Cornell shares how Akorri’s BalancePoint has helped manage its virtual environment.

“The growth of enterprise virtualization has greatly increased the complexity of the data center,” said Haight. “IT organizations should look for tools that can provide analytic depth across the entire virtual ecosystem enabling an optimal balance between performance and utilization in order to realize the business value of IT.”

The video webcast is available now, on-demand, at

Published Monday, March 17, 2008 6:45 PM by David Marshall
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