SOURCE: Virtual Iron Software

September 19, 2007 12:47 ET

Virtual Iron's Industry-Leading Performance on Intel Platform on Full Display at Intel Developer Forum Fall 2007

LOWELL, MA--(Marketwire - September 19, 2007) - Virtual Iron Software (www.virtualiron.com), a provider of enterprise-class software for server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management is being highlighted at the 2007 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) - Fall 2007 taking place this week in San Francisco. The company was featured in the opening day's keynote by Pat Gelsinger, General Manager of Digital Enterprise Group at Intel Corp., and will be on display today in an afternoon session about Intel processor virtualization technologies. Virtual Iron is also a featured solution provider in the Virtualization Community of the IDF Technology Showcase.

Earlier this week, Virtual Iron announced impressive results in the Intel vConsolidate benchmark performance tests with Intel VT® FlexPriority®, the latest advancements in Intel hardware-assisted virtualization. The company's latest release, Version 4, is among the very first server virtualization software solutions to support the new capability available on the new quad core Intel Xeon® 7300 platform. When leveraging Intel VT FlexPriority on Virtual Iron, virtual servers benefited from up to 40% faster boot time and up to 35% performance improvement on 32-bit Windows guests (Windows Server 2000 & 2003 SP1 versions).

Virtual Iron and Intel will demonstrate Virtual Iron 4 this afternoon at IDF in a session about Intel processor virtualization technologies:

    Session:       #IVTS001 - Introduction to Processor Virtualization
                   Technologies
    Presenters:    Galo Bustamante, Product Marketing Engineer, Intel
                   Corporation
                   John Kelly, Director, Product Marketing, Virtual Iron
    Date:          Wednesday, September 19th
    Time:          1:30 - 2:20 p.m. PDT.
    Room:          #2004-230

IDF is taking place September 18-20 at Moscone Center West in San Francisco. It brings together top Intel technical experts, Intel Fellows, industry thought leaders and leading technology companies. More than 170 leading companies from around the world will have hands-on demonstrations of their newest innovations and future technologies at the IDF Technology Showcase.

Virtual Iron is an Intel Capital portfolio company and has a strategic technology collaboration agreement with Intel.

About Virtual Iron Software, Inc.

Virtual Iron provides enterprise-class server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management software that enables companies to dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of managing and operating their data center. The software includes advanced capabilities that leverage industry standards, open source economics and built-in hardware-assisted acceleration and is available at a fraction of the cost of comparable alternatives. Small, medium and large organizations worldwide use Virtual Iron for: production server consolidation; development and test optimization; cost-effective high availability and disaster recovery; dynamic capacity management; and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). The software is available exclusively through Virtual Iron's Channel One partner network. Evaluation copies are available for free download at http://www.virtualiron.com/free. For more information, visit http://www.virtualiron.com or email info@virtualiron.com.

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