SOURCE: Akorri

August 05, 2008 09:00 ET

Akorri Partners With International Computerware Inc. (ICI), VMware Premier and EMC Signature Partner

New Akorri Premier Partner to Resell BalancePoint Software and Grow Services for Managing Virtual Infrastructure

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - August 5, 2008) - Akorri, Inc., the leader in cross-domain performance management for the virtualized data center, today announced that International Computerware Inc. (ICI) has become a premier partner within the Akorri Optimize Partner Program. Based in Marlborough, Massachusetts, ICI is a top value added reseller providing virtualization and storage solutions for the New England and New York areas. ICI's recent achievements include 2008 VMware Market Maker of the Year for The Americas, 2007 EMC Mid-Market Partner of the Year North America, and 2008 EMC ASN Service Excellence Award for The Americas. Under the agreement, ICI will resell Akorri BalancePoint virtualization performance management software to help its enterprise customers manage, optimize and plan performance and resource utilization across the virtualized data center.

"As our customers have ramped up their virtualized environments, we see the need for a management solution that looks across the entire data center infrastructure to resolve performance bottlenecks and optimize utilization. Akorri's BalancePoint was the only product on the market we found to have this capability," said Jamie Shepard, Executive Vice President of Technology Solutions for ICI. "We look forward to offering BalancePoint to customers that need to get the most from their virtualized data centers."

"We are delighted to have prominent New England reseller ICI as a premier player within our partner program," said Tom Joyce, CEO of Akorri. "ICI's expertise in the storage mid-market and VMware space makes them an ideal partner. We are confident that their approach to integrating BalancePoint with their virtualized solutions will provide rapid time-to-value for their customers."

About Akorri's BalancePoint

BalancePoint, available on a VMware certified virtual appliance or pre-loaded rack-mount appliance, is a true breakthrough in cross-domain virtualized data center management, managing virtual and physical server and storage infrastructure in one view and helping companies make sure that data center server and storage systems deliver the best application performance possible. BalancePoint is a new class of agent-less management software, using advanced analytics so IT managers and business managers can understand how well data center resources are performing, optimize server and storage resource utilization, and reduce IT infrastructure costs by using servers and storage more efficiently and manage the environment with fewer people. BalancePoint supports a wide-range of applications, servers and storage systems.

About International Computerware Inc. (ICI)

ICI, based in Marlborough, Massachusetts, is a Global Information Technology Professional Services, Business Process Consulting, Data Management, Solutions Deployment and Support firm. Founded in 1981, ICI's focus is on I.T. Solutions with a diverse product and services portfolio spanning key areas including Enterprise and Commercial level Storage (SAN/NAS/IP SAN) Architecture, design, implementation & Management, Backup, Recovery/Restart and Archive design and implementation, Complete Virtualization design & implementation, Server, File System, Exchange and database Assessment Services, Network Infrastructure design, optimization/acceleration & support, COGNOS/ORACLE/SQLSERVER/SYBASE Database Modeling, Design, Performance, Optimization & Development, SAP design and integration, Security Services for key management & authentication, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Services and Managed Services. For more information go to http://www.iciamerica.com/.

About Akorri

Akorri cross-domain performance management software with advanced analytics provides automated visibility and analysis across IT silos to help enterprises fix problems, optimize utilization, and improve performance in the virtualized data center. Certified by VMware, Akorri BalancePoint virtual appliance provides visibility into the root cause of performance issues through deep drill down into server and storage resources, and the ability to understand both server and storage virtualization. BalancePoint enables IT organizations to optimize performance and capacity to meet service level objectives at the lowest possible cost. For more information, visit www.akorri.com.

Akorri, BalancePoint, Cross-Domain Analysis and the Akorri logo are trademarks of Akorri, Inc. All other trademarks used or mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.

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