MANCHESTER, England and BEAVERTON,
Ore. - June 21, 2011 - Virtensys™ Ltd, a provider of I/O
virtualization solutions, today announced its membership in the
NetApp Alliance Partner Program as an Advantage Alliance Partner.
Virtensys is collaborating with NetApp to integrate the Virtensys
VIO-4000 series I/O virtualization appliances with NetApp®
unified storage systems to help customers overcome I/O challenges.
With this partnership, customers will be able to reap the benefits
of I/O virtualization, simplifying data center operations and
realizing significant cost and power savings through increased
The Virtensys I/O virtualization appliances
reduce and automate the repetitive and manual operations needed to
set up, maintain, change and manage I/O profiles for a group of
servers. Servers can be wired once and then re-purposed at will to
support different applications without making any physical changes,
reducing the number of resources needed to effectively run IT
"For many IT environments today, I/O can be a
bottleneck. We are glad to work with NetApp to help our joint
customers consolidate, share, and dynamically allocate I/O
resources based on application needs, while receiving full
connectivity bandwidth to the corporate network and storage
infrastructures," said Stephen Spellicy, vice president of
marketing at Virtensys. "We are looking forward to our relationship
with NetApp and the combined benefits that we can now bring to our
"With the NetApp Alliance Partner Program, we
bring solution providers with complementary technologies together
to help our customers increase flexibility and efficiency well
beyond what they could do with one vendor alone," said Patrick
Rogers, vice president of Corporate Alliances at NetApp.
"Virtensys' membership in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program means
that our customers can now have the latest I/O virtualization
technologies in their current IT environments for a more agile and
organized data center."
About the NetApp Alliance Partner
The NetApp Alliance Partner Program provides qualified
infrastructure and application providers with access to NetApp
solutions, software development kits, technical support, training,
certification, product information, and marketing and sales
assistance. Customers benefit by having access to best-of-breed
partner solutions that are tested to work with NetApp storage.
Additional information on the NetApp Alliance Partner Program is
available at www.netapp.com/alliances.
Virtensys' award-winning VIO-4000 series I/O virtualization
appliances are changing the way IT managers manage and deploy I/O
resources to standard rackmount-based servers, enabling a more
agile, scalable and dynamic data center. Built upon Virtensys'
patented PCIe I/O virtualization technology, the VIO-4000 product
line consolidates and virtualizes traditional server network and
storage I/O connectivity for both physical and virtualized server
environments. Server administrators can now simply "wire-once" and
then remotely manage and provision their I/O resources as needed.
For more information, visit www.virtensys.com or www.facebook.com/virtensys.
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