SOURCE: Akorri

May 19, 2008 09:00 ET

Akorri Adds Citrix XenServer Support to BalancePoint Virtualization Management Capabilities

BalancePoint Is "Citrix Ready" Certified

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - May 19, 2008) - Citrix Synergy 2008 -- Akorri, Inc., the leader in performance management for the virtualized data center, today announced that its flagship BalancePoint™ management platform has achieved Citrix Ready™ status and that Akorri will extend BalancePoint's industry leading virtualization management capabilities to the Citrix XenServer™ platform. BalancePoint™ for Citrix XenServer™ will offer cross-domain management and advanced analytics for virtualized environments running Citrix XenServer. For Citrix XenServer customers, BalancePoint will provide deep visibility into server and storage resources to help resolve data center performance problems and improve service levels.

"As the leader in application delivery infrastructure, we are very pleased to have Akorri's BalancePoint solution in our Citrix Ready Partner program, " said Frank Artale, Vice President, Business Development at Citrix. "With BalancePoint's ability to ensure data center server and storage resources match application requirements, users can further optimize their XenServer virtualized environments to deliver the best possible performance."

"In order to realize the full capabilities of enterprise virtualization, organizations need a broad, deep view of the virtual infrastructure that provides the analysis to allow resource utilization to meet application needs," said Jeff Byrne, Senior Analyst & Consultant, Taneja Group. "Tools that can provide these capabilities will add value to any business."

"We are pleased to expand our management capabilities in the virtualized data center with Citrix," said Tom Joyce, President and CEO of Akorri. "With today's announcement Akorri continues to support market leading virtualization offerings, building upon our initial support for VMware. Now that server and storage virtualization adoption has reached critical mass in data centers of all sizes, real world production-ready virtualized data center management is essential for making virtualization work."

About Citrix Ready

Citrix Ready identifies recommended solutions that are trusted to enhance the Citrix application delivery infrastructure. All products featured in Citrix Ready have completed verification testing thereby providing confidence in joint solution compatibility. Leveraging our industry leading alliances and partner eco-system, Citrix Ready showcases select trusted solutions designed to meet your various business needs. Through the online catalog and Citrix Ready branding program, you can easily find and build a trusted infrastructure. Citrix Ready not only demonstrates current mutual product compatibility, but through our continued industry relationships also ensures future interoperability. Learn more at

About BalancePoint

BalancePoint is available on a virtual appliance or a ready-to-use, pre-loaded rack-mount appliance.

BalancePoint 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.

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. Akorri BalancePoint software 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

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