August 31, 2009 13:00 ET

VIRTERA Names Virtualization Thought-Leader for CTO Role

Daniel Beveridge Named Chief Technology Officer

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 31, 2009) - VIRTERA, a leading virtualization professional services and consulting firm, announced today the appointment of Daniel Beveridge to the position of Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately.

Daniel's new role involves an in-depth understanding of where technology is going, a clear vision of how the business should progress, and the ability to combine the two. Ultimately, the CTO serves as the link between the technologists and individual program areas fostering a combined approach to disciplined IT investment decisions.

Daniel is a pioneer and thought-leader in the virtualization space with over 15 years of IT industry and client experience, architecting and designing advanced and complex desktop virtualization technology solutions across many verticals. As a recognized expert he has been instrumental in assisting clients with adopting a virtualization strategy that maps their specific business needs to technology solutions resulting in positive bottom-line business impacts.

"Daniel Beveridge is one of the most visionary technologists in the virtualization space. As the new CTO of VIRTERA, Daniel will bring his experience and leadership to an already highly talented consulting team. He will develop solutions in conjunction with VIRTERA's strategic OEM partners that combines leading practices and helps our clients achieve value," said Howard Pavony, CEO of VIRTERA. "We look forward to Daniel contributing significantly to the ongoing evolving development of VIRTERA as a top consulting firm in the virtualization industry."

Prior to joining VIRTERA in November 2007, Daniel served as a Senior Solutions Architect at Foedus. As one of the designers of virtualization strategy at Foedus, he was instrumental in creating the first client-facing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) architecture. The result was a VDI whitepaper published by VMware that is still widely referenced at conferences world-wide as the foundation for desktop virtualization.

Daniel is a well known speaker at conferences and seminars, including serving as a four-time speaker at VMworld, and authoring numerous white papers. His skills and experiences will help VIRTERA continue to take the industry in new and exciting directions.

"Today's clients are faced with competing technologies, cost pressures, and conflicting ideas and strategies. More than ever, companies need clear guidance, innovative and low-cost approaches, and professional services firms that leverage innovation from both major platform providers and ecosystem solution completers. VIRTERA excels at implementing compelling high value solutions that optimize functionality, cost, and risk for clients," said Daniel Beveridge. "As CTO of VIRTERA, my focus will be on guiding a strategy that continues to make us stand out as a premiere consulting company."


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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