August 24, 2009 13:00 ET

VIRTERA Named "2009 Microsoft Eastern Region Virtualization Competency Award" at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans

Company Was Recognized for "Innovative Use of Microsoft Technology to Exceed Customer Expectations and Solve Business Problems"

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 24, 2009) - VIRTERA, the leading independent virtualization professional services and consulting firm, announced today that it was awarded "The 2009 Eastern Region Virtualization Competency Award" by Microsoft at their Worldwide Partner Conference recently held in New Orleans. Award winners were chosen from a group of finalists from across Microsoft's four Districts within the Eastern Region Partner community and were recognized for architecting and delivering exemplary complex solutions for clients during the past year.

"VIRTERA is very pleased and honored to be recognized by Microsoft with this extremely prestigious virtualization competency award. The award validates to the industry that the VIRTERA brand is synonymous with and recognized as the premier consulting thought leaders in the virtualization ecosystem," said Howard Pavony, CEO of VIRTERA. "VIRTERA plays a very unique and critical role in providing corporate clients with the best of breed business solutions and the underlying technology to design, architect and implement world class solutions with the greatest impact to their bottom lines."

Microsoft presented VIRTERA this prestigious award in recognition of its success in developing effective solutions and services focused on Microsoft's virtualization products and related technologies. According to Microsoft, the competency award recognizes "exceptional expertise or competency by a partner in a specific industry, vertical, solution or segment." To earn this high accolade, VIRTERA demonstrated its excellence in this area, including pre-sales activities, project implementations and accelerating the adoption and integration of Microsoft virtualization and System Center technologies. VIRTERA was extremely successful consulting and guiding clients and accelerating the adoption, deployment and management of desktops and applications within their physical and virtual environments.

"Microsoft places tremendous value on our partners to help us deliver solutions and applications to customers," said Craig Kampel, general manager of Microsoft Corporation's Managed Partners group for the East Region. "We believe organizations like VIRTERA should be acknowledged for their significant contributions and achievements."

This marks the second award presented to VIRTERA at this year's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, where VIRTERA was also awarded the "2009 Microsoft US MDOP Partner of the Year."


VIRTERA is an independent Information Technology (IT) professional services and consulting firm delivering virtualization technology solutions and services to companies nationwide. VIRTERA's proven vSpectrum consulting methodology uniquely ensures successful and rapid adoption of virtualization technologies while delivering an optimum return on organizations' IT investments. VIRTERA's team of certified solution architects and consultants develop, deploy and manage Virtual Infrastructure (VI) solutions designed to solve today's most challenging IT issues while its industry-unique Strategy group tests and analyzes virtualization trends across the entire virtual ecosystem. VIRTERA was founded in 2007 and maintains its corporate headquarters in New York, NY. For more information, visit

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