ManageIQ Joins the NetApp Alliance Partner Program and Announces NetApp Integration

Alliance Partner Integration Offers Customers Unified Enterprise Management of Private Clouds, Virtualized Infrastructures and Virtual Desktops

Mahwah, New Jersey-July 12, 2011 - ManageIQ, which provides enterprise cloud management and automation solutions, today announced its membership in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program as a Cloud Management Partner, and its integration with NetApp's management software platform. The integration of ManageIQ's Enterprise Virtualization Management (EVM) Suite™ with NetApp® solutions enables comprehensive storage utilization and performance insight, on-demand provisioning and automated virtual server and desktop deployments for cloud computing environments.

"Our integration with NetApp's industry-leading storage solutions will help customers increase agility, improve service delivery and reduce costs for their cloud infrastructures," said Joseph Fitzgerald, ManageIQ CEO. "EVM is the first unified monitoring, management and automation solution built for enterprise clouds, and our customers are using it to transform the management of their global IT infrastructures. Our alliance partnership with NetApp will allow customers to extend their insight into cloud resource utilization and use policy-based control and automation to extract greater value from their cloud-based IT services."

EVM provides the insight, control, integration, and automation capabilities needed to automate and accelerate service delivery and deploy cost-effective cloud and virtual computing. Built on the unique, patent-pending Adaptive Management Platform™, EVM helps enterprises quickly get insight and visibility, establish controls and enforce policies, automate provisioning, delegate management activities and achieve strategic integration with closed-loop automation for IT processes. EVM enables IT organizations to increase agility through web-based self-service portals, catalog-driven automated provisioning, intelligent workload placement and process workflows including automated and exception based approvals. EVM also enables cost reductions through advanced resource monitoring, management and optimization, analytic-based rightsizing, over-allocation and waste detection, as well as cost transparency with chargeback.

NetApp collaborates with leading automation and analytic software vendors like ManageIQ to provide seamless integration with NetApp® open-management APIs. This integration provides end-to-end cloud management, including full-stack orchestration, self-service portals, metering, and reporting. To learn more about NetApp's cloud management partner solutions, visit www.youtube.com/user/NetAppTV#g/c/F2B53DC61A1B869D.

About ManageIQ
ManageIQ is a leading provider of enterprise cloud management and automation solutions that enable organizations to deploy, manage and optimize private clouds, virtualized infrastructures and virtual desktops. Our solutions, built on a common Adaptive Management Platform™, deliver unified monitoring, management and automation through a single pane of glass across enterprise clouds and globally distributed datacenters. Our enterprise customers are using our solutions to transform the management of their IT infrastructures, accelerate service delivery and maximize their IT resource investments. For more information, visit www.manageiq.com.

About the NetApp Alliance Partner Program
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.

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