SOURCE: VIRTERA

November 25, 2008 09:30 ET

VIRTERA Opens New Corporate Headquarters in New York City

Company Growth and Expansion Driven by 250+ New Virtualization Professional and Consulting Services Customers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 25, 2008) - VIRTERA, a leading virtualization professional services and consulting firm specializing in maximizing virtualization ROI, announced today the grand opening of its new corporate headquarters in New York City. This expansion follows a dynamic twelve-month period which included the addition of many large enterprise customers across the financial services, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries; prestigious partner-of-the-year awards from several leading virtualization vendors for technical competence in architecting complex virtualization platforms; the introduction of a comprehensive suite of virtualization-specific professional and consulting services, and a year-over-year revenue growth rate of approximately 600%.

"Our new facility allows us to accommodate our rapid customer and employee growth while enabling us to more effectively deliver multi-vendor, enterprise level service engagements to the growing number of organizations adopting virtualized IT environments," said Howard Pavony, CEO of VIRTERA. "We're pleased that our proven vSpectrum methodology continues to be embraced by leading organizations and we're confident that our unique business solution offerings and vendor agnostic approach to virtualization technologies will continue to position us for strong future growth."

VIRTERA's strong customer growth and recent accolades have been driven by the rapid adoption of its industry leading vSpectrum consulting methodology. vSpectrum is based on a set of repeatable processes designed to help enterprise customers quickly adopt and realize the benefits of virtualization while mitigating the risk of introducing such a disruptive technology into their environment. VIRTERA's professional and consulting services are designed to solve many of today's most complex business and IT challenges, including:

--  Desktop Optimization
--  Accelerated Application Deployment
--  Data Center Optimization
--  Green IT & Consolidation
--  Remote Office Optimization
--  Security & Compliance
--  Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity
    

Steve Baxter, IT director for CooperVision, one of the world's largest contact lens manufacturers, relied on VIRTERA for their year-long data optimization project in 2007.

"With VIRTERA operating as a trusted third-party consulting partner, our virtualization deployments went smoothly and we were able to quickly recognize a solid return on our IT investment. Our expected cost savings should exceed $1M over the next three years, including $250,000 in maintenance and Total Cost-of-Ownership (TCO)."

VIRTERA has built a highly accomplished management and technology team comprised of virtualization industry leaders and employs the largest contingent of virtualization certified professionals on the East Coast. The company continues to expand geographically while increasing its technical depth and expertise and is certified in all leading virtualization technologies including VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix. Additionally, VIRTERA's expertise in understanding the interdependencies between the various IT infrastructure elements (servers, desktops, storage and networks) allows them to architect highly adaptive and responsive end-to-end virtualized environments for their valued customers.

VIRTERA's new facility is conveniently located on the 6th floor of 2 Penn Plaza, New York, NY. For more information about how VIRTERA can help your organization to maximize its virtualization ROI, please visit www.virteratech.com.

About VIRTERA

VIRTERA is a vendor-agnostic, independent Information Technology (IT) professional services and consulting firm delivering virtualization technology solutions and services to companies nationwide. VIRTERA's proven vSpectrum consulting methodology uniquely assists customers in the successful and rapid adoption of virtualization technologies while delivering an optimum return on organizations' IT investments. VIRTERA's team of certified solution architects and business consultants help clients' develop, deploy and manage Virtual Infrastructure (VI) solutions designed to solve today's most challenging IT issues while its industry-unique Strategy group tests and analyzes virtualization trends across the entire virtual ecosystem. VIRTERA was founded in 2007 and maintains its corporate headquarters in New York, NY. For more information, visit www.virteratech.com.

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