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Virtual Iron Named as Finalist for the 2008 MITX Technology Awards
Virtual Iron today announced that it has been named as a finalist for the 5th Annual MITX Technology Awards. The MITX Whats Next Forum & Technology Awards recognize innovative technologies developed in the New England area, as well as the individuals and organizations responsible for driving these advancements. The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) is the countrys leading association bringing together digital marketing, media and technology professionals to engage in whats next for the web and how it impacts the marketing and business worlds.

Virtual Iron provides comprehensive, easy-to-use server virtualization capabilities on an infrastructure-friendly architecture. The platform combines an open source hypervisor with advanced virtualization services and policy-based capabilities for intelligent failover and dynamic workload management. It takes full advantage of new hardware-assisted virtualization from Intel and AMD and provides support for unmodified 32- and 64-bit Linux and Windows operating systems. By providing all the capabilities users need without the cost and complexity of comparable solutions, Virtual Iron has quickly become the server virtualization solution of choice for small and medium-size enterprises.

In its fifth year, the MITX Technology Awards have attracted some of the most distinguished technological innovations that the region has to offer, said Kiki Mills, executive director of MITX. It is this tremendous interest that enables our organization to accomplish its mission of uniting the brightest minds in the digital marketing, media and technology community and honoring their outstanding achievement.

Virtual Iron will be recognized with the other finalists in the category of Enterprise Technologies at an awards ceremony attended by the regions top technology and business professionals. Winners will be announced at the ceremony at the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Tuesday, June 3, 2008. This years keynote speaker and special honoree is Dr. Amar Bose, Chairman & Founder of Bose Corporation.

The ceremony is preceded by the Whats Next Forum. The topic, Is Advertising the Model of the Future? will be a forward-looking discussion on whether online advertising is the winning model of the future for more than just content.

The MITX Whats Next Forum & Technology Awards are sponsored by Backbone Media, DLA Piper, Invest Northern Ireland, LEWIS PR, Oracle and Technology Review.

Published Saturday, May 31, 2008 7:38 AM by David Marshall
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