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September 30, 2010 16:34 ET

Virtual Instruments Customer to Speak on Optimizing SAN and Virtualized IT Infrastructure at Fall SNW Conference

JPS Health Network Storage Team Lead to Share Best Practices; Virtual Instruments to Participate in Hands-On Lab Sessions

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - September 30, 2010) -  Virtual Instruments, a leader in storage area network (SAN) and virtual infrastructure optimization solutions, will exhibit at the Storage Networking World (SNW) conference in Dallas from October 11-14, 2010. In addition, on Monday afternoon at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Conference Center, Virtual Instruments customer Christopher Carlton of JPS Health Network will share background on his organization's IT infrastructure and how they optimize their SAN environment for maximum performance and availability.

Carlton will present best practices for optimizing SAN and virtualization projects, sharing his secrets to optimizing the performance and utilization of SAN and storage systems. He will also present strategies to prepare storage infrastructure for server and storage virtualization related to running I/O-intensive applications and new approaches to accelerating problem identification and resolution to ensure applications are up and running 24x7x365 at peak performance.

For the first time, Virtual Instruments, in partnership with Dallas Digital Services, will participate in the daily Hands-On Lab sessions at SNW, giving users a chance to test drive the latest technologies in a controlled learning lab environment. Virtual Instruments will be conducting six lab sessions where attendees can learn how to extract key real-time data from their SAN using VirtualWisdom to enable optimization of performance, availability and utilization of the virtualized infrastructure.

To learn more about Virtual Instruments and some of the solutions that JPS Health Network has deployed, stop by Virtual Instruments' booth A16 -- in the exhibition hall. In addition to getting a first-hand look at VirtualWisdom, Virtual Instruments' award-winning virtual infrastructure optimization software, the company will also showcase its SANInsight TAP Patch Panel System, the first solution to integrate a network TAP function into a fibre-optic patch panel enclosure. 

Session Information 
Topic: Stop Flying Blind: Best Practices for Optimizing Your SAN and Virtualization Projects
Speaker: Christopher Carlton, Storage Team Lead for JPS Health Network
Where: The Gaylord Texan Hotel, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX
Date: Monday, October 11, 2010
Time: 4:05 PM - 4:50 PM CT 
Virtual Instruments Booth Information 
Products: VirtualWisdom 2.0 and SANInsight Tap Patch Panel System
Booth Number: A16 
Expo Hours: Tuesday, October 12, 12:30-3:00 pm CT & 5:30-8:00 pm CT 
  Wednesday, October 13, 12:30-3:00 pm CT
Where: The Gaylord Texan Hotel, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX

About Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments offers the award-winning VirtualWisdom virtual infrastructure optimization solution that provides deep monitoring and analysis of how the virtualized IT infrastructure and the SAN affect business-critical application performance. Customers such as Barclay's Card Services, Kaiser Permanente and Unilever achieve significant cost savings in virtualization and SAN deployments by optimizing utilization, performance and availability of IT resources. Leading system and storage vendors including IBM, HP, HDS, Dell and EMC leverage Virtual Instruments to design and optimize SAN solutions for enterprise customers. The company was founded in June 2008 via a spin-out from Finisar Corp.; it has headquarters in Scotts Valley, Calif., and can be found online at

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