SOURCE: Akimbi Systems

May 02, 2006 08:00 ET

Akimbi Systems' CEO to Present at STAREAST 2006

SAN MATEO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2006 -- Akimbi Systems, the global leader in Virtual Lab Automation software, today announced that James Phillips, Akimbi's CEO, will be presenting at this year's STAREAST 2006 conference, the world's premier software testing event for software testers, developers and managers.

In his presentation titled "Automated Setup and Teardown of Complex, Multi-tier Test Configurations," James will address how software development and test teams in Global 2000 enterprises are struggling with the complexity involved in testing their products and discuss what test teams can do to shave months off their software development projects, allowing them to perform tasks of higher value to their organization. In addition, case studies will be presented demonstrating how a number of world-class software development organizations, across a number of industries, have successfully implemented live-state software test configuration provisioning and capture systems to fit with their working environment.

Date:                    Thursday, May 18, 2006

Time:                    1:30 p.m. ET

Location:                The Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida

Additional Information:
What attendees will learn:
--  How organizations can automatically and rapidly set up and tear down
    complex, multi-machine software configurations for use in development and
--  How organizations can pool and share server, networking, storage and
    other resources between their software development and test teams.
--  How organizations can maintain comprehensive libraries of customer and
    production system environments.
--  How organizations can give every developer or test engineer the
    equivalent of their own fully-equipped data center with dedicated
    provisioning staff.
--  How organizations can suspend and capture "live" multi-machine
    configurations and efficiently move configurations between development and
    test facilities.
About Akimbi Systems

Akimbi Systems is the Virtual Lab Automation technology, product and market share leader. Since 2002, Akimbi technology has been a mission-critical infrastructure component within some of the world's most effective software development organizations. Over two dozen Global 2000 enterprises including Coldwater Creek, Experian, Intel, Juniper Networks, RSA Security, and Sara Lee Corporation have selected the Akimbi Slingshot™ Virtual Lab Automation System to power their Virtual Lab Automation initiatives. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Akimbi is a privately held company and has received funding from Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, Partech International and Stanford University. Strategic partners include VMware, Microsoft, PlateSpin and Mercury. For more information, visit

Contact Information

    Melinda Wilken
    Akimbi Systems
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