SOURCE: Akorri


October 25, 2010 02:30 ET

Akorri to Present Top Enterprise Requirements for Optimizing Storage and Virtual Infrastructure at SNW Europe

Will Exhibit Award Winning BalancePoint Software

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - October 25, 2010) -  Akorri, Inc., the leader in virtualization and storage management for the dynamic data center, today announced that Rob Strechay, vice president of strategic accounts, will present "Optimize While you Virtualize to get to the Cloud" at SNW Europe 2010 on October 27 at 2:00 p.m. At the conference, Akorri will also exhibit its award winning cross-domain performance and capacity management solution, BalancePoint software in Booth 60.

By consolidating low priority applications onto shared resources, virtualization has enabled IT organizations to cut costs and improve efficiency, leverage new IT investment, and improve service. As companies advance through the stages of server virtualization adoption, they need an infrastructure-wide, analytical, systems management solution to provide visibility and control to troubleshoot and assure performance, optimize capacity, and manage to service levels. In this presentation, Rob Strechay, will analyze the steps IT managers need to take to optimize their virtualization environment in preparation for private cloud computing.

Who: Rob Strechay, Vice President of Strategic Accounts at Akorri

What: "Optimize While you Virtualize to get to the Cloud"

When: October 26-27, 2010
Session: October 27 at 2:00 p.m.

Where: SNW Europe 2010
Congress Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

BalancePoint Demonstration - Visit Akorri at Booth 60

In booth 60, Akorri will also exhibit the latest version of its BalancePoint Software. BalancePoint is the only analytics-based IT management software solution on the market designed to manage performance and capacity of virtual machines, physical servers and storage resources. BalancePoint is an agentless virtual appliance. It provides multi-vendor, heterogeneous support for hypervisors (VMware vSphere, IBM LPAR and Microsoft Hyper-V), operating systems and storage. It supports all of the major storage vendors including Dell EqualLogic, EMC, HP, HP 3PAR, IBM, NetApp, and Hitachi Data Systems.

New features in BalancePoint include:

  • BalancePoint Predictor for Storage -- Automatically detects physical or virtualized I/O workload "bullies" and "victims" and alerts on disk contention issues to prevent brownouts and downtime.
  • Disk Utilization -- Provides an intelligent early warning for stressed disks. This new analytic warns against dangerously increasing loads on a disk.
  • Heterogeneous Hypervisor Support -- New support for Microsoft Hyper-V in addition to support for VMware vSphere 4.1 allows users to manage both vSphere and Hyper-V with a single BalancePoint system.
  • Expanded Storage Support -- Support for NetApp V-series, HP SVSP and HDS Dynamic Provisioning.

Media Note: For interview requests, please email or visit Booth #60.

About Rob Strechay
Strechay manages strategic accounts and runs the Technical Account Management team for Akorri. Before joining Akorri, he served as director of storage and disaster recovery for a global 200 financial services company, where he was responsible for their strategic and tactical architecture for storage infrastructure and disaster recovery planning. Strechay has also held positions with Fortune 500 organizations in the areas of storage services, disaster recovery planning, networks and infrastructure operations. He is a frequent industry speaker having presented at numerous events including US and International VMware User Groups, SNW, and Interop.

About Akorri
Akorri develops cross-domain 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, and the Akorri logo are trademarks of Akorri, Inc. All other trademarks used or mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Lisa Allocca
    Red Javelin Communications, Inc.
    Email Contact