SOURCE: UC4 Software Inc.

UC4 Software Inc.

June 14, 2010 09:10 ET

UC4 Software Expands Virtualization Automation Capabilities With New Rapid Automation Package for Microsoft Hyper-V

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - June 14, 2010) -  UC4 Software, a leading provider of Intelligent Service Automation and IT process optimization solutions, today announced a new Rapid Automation package for Microsoft Hyper-V. The new RA package, which builds out UC4's Automated Virtualization solutions portfolio, combines the UC4 V8 Automation Engine, new UC4 Agent for Hyper-V and fast-start process templates. It addresses customers' needs to automate the deployment and management of applications and business-critical processing in virtual environments. 

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"Automation plays a critical role in helping customers maintain control over their virtual environments, particularly as the number of virtual machines increases," said Vincent Stueger, CTO, UC4 Software. "With UC4 and Hyper-V, customers benefit from the cost savings of virtualization and have the assurance their business processes are completed at the right time, every time."

UC4 Rapid Automation packages combine the UC4 V8 Automation Engine, application-specific agents, and fast-start process templates to simplify deployment, reduce operating cost and speed time-to-value. The UC4 Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V, included in the Rapid Automation package announced today, allows users to:

  • Integrate application and operating system processes running in physical and virtual environments into a single process flow
  • Dynamically configure and/or provision virtual machines to manage peak loads
  • Integrate Hyper-V-based virtual environments into existing administrative processes and enforce process dependencies 

"Virtualization is enabling customers to create agile IT environments that better serve the needs of the business," said David Greschler, director of Virtualization Strategy at Microsoft Corp. "Using UC4, Microsoft virtualization customers have additional tools to improve the confidence that their virtual infrastructure can dynamically meet their processing requirements."

For more information on the UC4 RA Package for Hyper-V, visit: http://www.uc4.com/hyper-v

Pricing and Availability
The RA Package for Hyper-V is available immediately from UC4, starting at $36,000 (US list price). More information on Intelligent Service Automation and UC4 V8, the company's automation platform, is available at: http://www.uc4.com.

About UC4 Software
UC4 Software is the global leader in Intelligent Service Automation. The company combines robust automation technology with real-time intelligence to forecast, visualize and automate complex IT and business processes across computing environments, from physical to virtual to cloud. More than 1,800 organizations worldwide trust UC4 to automate their businesses. For more information on UC4 visit: http://www.uc4.com.

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