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Virsto Named "Best of VMworld 2012" by Enterprise Management Associates


Virsto Named "Best of VMworld 2012" by Enterprise Management Associates Sep 2012

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2012) - Virsto® Software, an innovative provider of VM-centric storage hypervisor software, today announced that it has been named a "Best of VMworld 2012" award winner by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) in the area of storage management. Virsto was recognized for its ability to enable customers to more efficiently take advantage of their storage assets and help organizations deliver on the vision of the software-defined data center (SDDC).

At VMworld 2012, EMA acknowledged innovative companies that understand and internalize the ideas behind the SDDC and show a radical focus on customer requirements for resource utilization, performance and functionality.

"The industry is on the road to the software-defined data center. CPU and memory have been appropriately virtualized, and virtualization of networking is an area of rapid innovation, evidenced by VMware's recent Nicira acquisition. It's clear that proper virtualization of storage is the missing link for the true realization of the SDDC," said Mark Davis, CEO of Virsto Software. "We congratulate the other companies that join Virsto on this year's list and thank EMA for recognizing the unique benefits that the Virsto storage hypervisor delivers to help organizations realize the full potential of their existing storage assets."

The Storage Hypervisor is the Missing Link in the Software-Defined Datacenter

The concept of the SDDC is gaining recognition as IT moves away from infrastructure traditionally defined by proprietary and ill-suited hardware toward a more flexible infrastructure built on the foundation of software and dynamic allocation of resources. In the SDDC, all virtualized storage, server, networking and security resources required by an application can be defined by software and provisioned automatically. Virsto's VM-centric storage hypervisor is purpose built to deliver software-defined storage: the missing link for storage agility, performance and efficiency to realize more agile IT.

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About Virsto Software

Virsto Software delivers the industry's first VM-centric storage hypervisor, changing the economics of storage in virtualized environments. Virsto improves storage utilization by up to 90 percent, increases performance by up to 10x, and accelerates VM storage provisioning by more than 99 percent. Virsto reduces the cost and complexity of storage for VDI, test and development, tier I application virtualization, cloud computing and other virtualization initiatives. Founded in 2007, Virsto is backed by leading Silicon Valley venture firms. For more information, visit www.virsto.com.

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