August 25, 2009 10:00 ET

VIRTERA Named "2009 Microsoft US MDOP Partner of the Year" 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 25, 2009) - VIRTERA, the leading virtualization professional services and consulting firm, announced today that it was awarded "The 2009 U.S. MDOP Partner of the Year" 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 U.S. Partner community and were recognized for delivering exemplary solutions for customers during the past year.

"This award is truly an honor, especially due to the outstanding level of competition and the high standards of Microsoft and our clients," says Howard Pavony, President and CEO, VIRTERA.

VIRTERA earned this prestigious award through its success in developing effective solutions and services focused on Microsoft's Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). VIRTERA effectively partnered with Microsoft and successfully provided more than 50 organizations with the understanding of how to leverage the MDOP Application & Desktop virtualization technologies to solve IT problems and deliver real business value. In addition, VIRTERA provided their clients with best practice recommendations on how to leverage the additional products within the MDOP suit of technologies to optimize their physical and virtual desktop environments.

"Microsoft is pleased to recognize VIRTERA for their successes over the past year," said Craig Kampel, East Region general manager for Microsoft's Managed Partners. "As a valued Microsoft Partner, we look forward to working with VIRTERA on future desktop and application virtualization solutions."

"Partners are fundamental to Microsoft's success. VIRTERA is clearly the lead partner in servicing our joint customer's needs around desktop and application virtualization. We are looking forward to continue to work with VIRTERA on the implementation of our flexible and cost saving virtualization solutions," said Jane Boulware, General Manager, Windows Client, US Business and Marketing Organization at Microsoft Corp.

This marks the second award presented to VIRTERA at this year's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference where VIRTERA was also awarded "The East Region Virtualization competency award" for Microsoft Enterprise vertical.


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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