SOURCE: Virtual Iron

May 01, 2007 09:53 ET

Virtual Iron CEO to Speak at IBM PartnerWorld

John Thibault One of Four Industry Leaders on Panel - Innovation That Matters: Partnership without Boundaries

LOWELL, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 1, 2007 -- John C. Thibault, president and CEO of Virtual Iron Software, Inc. (www.virtualiron.com), a provider of enterprise-class server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management software, will be a featured panel participant at IBM PartnerWorld today in St Louis. The panel, titled Innovation That Matters: Partnership without Boundaries: "Inside the Blue Box," features executives from Virtual Iron, IBM Systems and Technology Group (STG) and the venture capital community. The panelists will discuss the importance of strong partnership strategies and the best ways to partner with IBM, regardless of whether a technology company is established or just getting started. IBM PartnerWorld is taking place April 29 - May 2, 2007 at the Americas Center in St. Louis.

Session:    Innovation That Matters: Partnership without Boundaries:
            "Inside the Blue Box"
Date/Time:  May 1, 2007, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Location:   Americas Center, Room 222
Virtual Iron partners with IBM on multiple initiatives and its software is IBM Server Proven and IBM System Storage Proven. Virtual Iron supports a broad range of IBM server and storage platforms including IBM BladeCenter*, IBM System x* and IBM DS4000 series storage array families.

About Virtual Iron Software, Inc.

Virtual Iron provides enterprise-class software for server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management at one-fifth the cost of comparable alternatives. Its solutions enable companies to dramatically reduce the complexity and cost of managing and operating their data center. Virtual Iron delivers advanced virtualization capabilities that exploit industry standards, open source economics and built-in hardware-assisted acceleration. It is available for free download at http://www.virtualiron.com/free. Organizations use Virtual Iron for server consolidation, rapid provisioning, business continuity, capacity management and virtual desktop infrastructure to deliver significant improvements in utilization, manageability and agility. The company is privately held and based in Lowell, Massachusetts. For more information, visit http://www.virtualiron.com or email info@virtualiron.com.

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