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VKernel Expands Channel Program and Partners with Leading VMware Authorized Consultant in Europe
VKernel Corporation, a provider of easy-to-use and quick-to-deploy management tools for dynamic data centers, today announced a new partnership with VirtualizeIT, a leading VMware Authorized Consultant (VAC) based in the United Kingdom. The partnership enables VirtualizeIT to provide VKernel's unique virtualization systems management virtual appliances to customers throughout Europe.


With VirtualizeIT joining VKernel's Synergy Plus global partner program, the company now has 56 partners actively selling VKernel solutions and building service engagements. Other key partners who joined the program in Q4 2008 include Champion Solutions Group, World Wide Technology Group, Mainland Information Systems, and MTM.


VirtualizeIT, one of Europe's leading virtualization technology consultancies, is dedicated to the advancement and adoption of virtualization technologies within today's businesses, encompassing strategic solutions from the data center to the desktop. The company is offering VKernel's Capacity Analyzer, Chargeback, and Modeler products and building differentiated services around them for its customers and prospects.


"We had a very solid inaugural year as a company in 2008 and the momentum we're gaining from our partnerships is setting up 2009 to be an even greater success," said Gene Fay, vice president of sales for VKernel. "By continuing to expand internationally with key partners like VirtualizeIT, we are rapidly growing the market opportunities for our solutions that are helping companies immediately solve critical systems management needs in their virtual data centers."


VKernel also announced Sublime Solution, a U.S. based reseller of virtualization management solutions, as its 2008 partner of the year - recognizing the company's significant contribution to VKernel's pipeline and revenue growth.


"As a new company itself, Sublime Solution and its team took the initiative to dig deep and become experts with VKernel products," said Bill Marcus, director of channel sales for VKernel. "It was this desire and determination that enabled them to consistently drive new opportunities and close major deals for VKernel, which is the reason we are recognizing them as our Partner of the Year."


VKernel systems management products are a set of innovative, "plug-and-play" virtual appliances designed to quickly address real world systems management challenges with advanced predictive analytics as organizations migrate to virtual data center environments. Affordably priced and immediately downloadable, VKernel products enable IT groups to immediately solve today's critical pain points by providing visibility into the capacity and resource consumption of virtual machines. VKernel's suite of products includes:

  • Chargeback - provides cost visibility and quickly implements chargeback processes
  • Capacity Analyzer - proactively monitors and predicts capacity resource utilization to prevent current and future problems
  • Modeler - quickly tests and validates additions and changes to see the impact on the environment before going live
  • SearchMyVM - free "Google-like" search utility to find information in virtual environments
  • CompareMyVM ( - a free community website tool that allows visitors to exchange and compare VMware ESX Server virtual machine (VM) resource allocations with that of the community at large
Published Tuesday, January 27, 2009 10:40 PM by David Marshall
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