HERNDON, Va., April 16, 2007 – SWsoft Virtuozzo, the leading operating system (OS) virtualization platform, was selected as a finalist in the Enterprise Business Application category of the Itanium Solutions Alliance Innovation contest.
According to the judges, each of the finalists "demonstrated the full computing potential of Itanium® 2-based systems through innovative software development and unique end user deployment."
"SWsoft Virtuozzo fully utilizes the computing power of 64-bit Itanium-based servers and provides customers with superb performance and scalability for production environments," said Kurt Daniel, vice president of marketing and alliances, SWsoft. "Our selection is especially satisfying because Virtuozzo is the first and only production-ready virtualization solution for Itanium systems."
Virtualization Performance and Manageability
With SWsoft Virtuozzo, a single Linux or Windows operating system instance can be dynamically partitioned into multiple, highly-efficient and scalable virtual environments. Virtuozzo includes patented technology that enables density of up to hundreds of virtual environments on a single physical server.
Unlike virtual machines and hypervisors, Virtuozzo addresses the challenges faced by today's datacenters of operating system sprawl. Its unique architecture and management tools make it the ideal solution for provisioning, monitoring and managing virtualized server resources. In addition to Itanium systems, Virtuozzo software also supports servers using x86 processors.
SWsoft is a global leader in virtualization and automation software. More than 10,000 customers rely on the proven performance and management capabilities of SWsoft products to optimize their use of IT. Founded in 1999, the company has offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, call 703-815-5670 or visit www.swsoft.com.