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Quest vRanger Achieves VMware Ready Status

Quest Software, a provider of virtual data protection, today announced that Quest vRanger has achieved VMware Ready status. This designation indicates that vRanger has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Partner Product Catalog.

Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that vRanger makes best use of VMware technology and is ready for deployment in customer environments.

“We are pleased that vRanger qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run in production environments,” said Sheryl Sage, Director, Alliance Programs, VMware.

“VMware’s vSphere 5 represents a logical and exciting advancement for VMware, particularly as it pertains to the scalability and availability enhancements in the area of storage,” said John Maxwell, vice president, data protection product management, Quest Software. “As a longstanding VMware partner, Quest vRanger has supported vSphere 5 since its GA, and passing the VMware Ready validation process further demonstrates our continued commitment to delivering software solutions that enable VMware customers to get the most from their infrastructure investment.”

The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 2,000 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

vRanger can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at


Published Thursday, October 06, 2011 1:05 PM by David Marshall
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