SOURCE: Akorri


August 12, 2009 13:28 ET

Akorri Continues Market Leadership and Major Growth in First Half of 2009

Company Increases Customer Base by 160 Percent With Award-Winning Virtual Infrastructure Management Software

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - August 12, 2009) - Akorri, Inc., the leader in virtual infrastructure performance and capacity management for the dynamic data center, announced today the company continues to realize market leadership and major growth for its award-winning BalancePoint® software. Akorri increased its customer base by 160 percent since the first half of 2008.

Leading companies in a variety of industries including Christian Broadcasting Network, Kronos, Merkle, Service Corporation International, and VistaPrint are using BalancePoint's powerful analytics to optimize both virtual and physical server and storage environments. BalancePoint is available as a virtual appliance, supports VMware vSphere, plugs into VMware vCenter and plans to support Microsoft Hyper-V and all other major hypervisor technologies. It interoperates with all the major storage vendors including EMC, HP, NetApp, IBM, Dell EqualLogic, Hitachi Data Systems, and 3PAR.

"Our continued growth in early 2009 in challenging economic conditions demonstrates the effectiveness of BalancePoint to address an expanding market need for an analytical-based solution that provides the system wide intelligence to optimize performance in today's dynamic virtual and physical IT environments," said John Gavin, CEO and COO for Akorri. "As more organizations evolve from early stage to full production virtualization in preparation for the cloud, BalancePoint will continue to be the solution of choice, to advance IT operations visibility and productivity providing the overall infrastructure-wide view and analysis that traditional systems management tools can't offer."

Additional company achievements in the first half of 2009 include:

--  Appointed seasoned executives Bill Simpson and Warren Mead from
    Virtual Iron to lead Worldwide and Channel Sales, and Jim Comstock to lead
    Business Development
--  Expanded sales channel internationally by partnering with Tokyo
    Electron, Gibraltar Solutions, Hyosung, Integra and Syrix
--  Expanded US reseller partner program with national and regional value
    added resellers, adding new partners such as Datalink, Dewpoint and Insight
    Integrated Systems
--  Won Gold in the SearchServerVirtualization 2008 Product of the Year
--  Named one of "Ten Virtualization Vendors to Watch" by CIO Magazine
--  Named a "Visionary" within Gartner's SRM Magic Quadrant

About Akorri

Akorri develops analytical software solutions that optimize performance and utilization in the dynamic data center. BalancePoint virtual infrastructure management software provides automated, infrastructure-wide visibility and analysis to help enterprises fix problems, optimize utilization and improve performance for both virtual and physical servers and storage. IT organizations use BalancePoint to reduce IT infrastructure total cost of ownership and ultimately enable a service oriented infrastructure. Follow Akorri at For more information, visit

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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