Akorri Continues Channel ExpansionSeptember 04, 2008
Littleton, MA, September 4, 2008 – Akorri, Inc., the leader in cross-domain performance management for the virtualized data center, today announced the company has added a number of new authorized resellers of its BalancePoint solution, and has expanded membership within its Optimize Partner Program by 50% over the past six months. Akorri’s BalancePoint software helps enterprises troubleshoot problems, optimize and plan resource utilization, and improve performance across the virtualized data center.
The new Akorri Optimize Partner Program resellers include:
Anexinet (formerly Virtus Partners) – Based in East Norriton, Pennsylvania, Anexinet is a premier solutions integrator, value-added reseller and certified education center serving the Greater Philadelphia, New York, and Washington DC areas. Anexinet has been recognized with numerous awards, including Inc 5,000, Philadelphia 100 and Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 as one of the area’s fastest growing privately held companies. Anexinet helps companies simplify business processes, strengthen IT organizations and improve bottom line performance with specific expertise in data center optimization and infrastructure management.
HPM Networks, Inc. – Headquartered in Fremont, California, with an office in India, HPM Networks is a leading business solution provider for enterprise IT solutions. In its 15th year in business, HPM Networks accomplishments include: $55mm in revenue in 2007; #386 on the 2008 VARBusiness Magazine 500; #1 HP reseller in California; and achieving Enterprise Elite partner status with HP. As a VMware authorized consultant, HPM is committed to delivering world-class virtualization solutions and technologies to their customers.
ISG – ISG is a regional computer technology firm specializing in virtualization and business solutions for all areas of communication and technology. The company has 25 years of experience serving businesses throughout the Midwest with nine facilities throughout Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. ISG is a VMware Premier Enterprise Partner and was recently named to the VARBusiness Magazine list of the Top 500 IT solution providers.
ITSource – ITSource, based in San Rafael, California, is a fast growing technology and management consulting firm that focuses on providing quality services to a national client base focused primarily on Fortune 100 companies and industry leaders. ITSource is comprised of professionals that understand the ever-changing business needs of clients.
Lewan - Founded in 1972, Lewan is one of the largest technology providers in the Rocky Mountain region, with 12 offices across Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Lewan has a solid reputation founded on standards of diverse product offerings, partnerships with top manufacturers and the expertise of employees. BalancePoint is a perfect fit for Lewan’s Enterprise Computing & Virtualization practice, providing further differentiation to their offerings.
Regan Technologies – Regan Technologies is an IT Solutions company specializing in infrastructure design and implementation, with long-standing relationships with leading manufacturers. Its clients are its singular focus, and after more than a decade of offering results-oriented practices, Regan Technologies continues to help companies transform their businesses. At Regan Technologies, Professional Services excellence is a fundamental requirement of its mission. Excellence means not only delivering on commitments but consistently exceeding client expectations.
Solutions-II – Founded in 1992, is a company nationally recognized by IBM, Tivoli, INC. Magazine, The VAR Business 500 and AVNET among others for their world class innovation in virtualization, optimization, business continuance and security of IT resources. As a VMware Premier VAC Partner, Solutions-II’s Virtualization Practice addresses Servers, Desktops, Storage and the related Management to drive IT Infrastructure costs down while increasing performance and optimization of those resources. Their Business Continuance and Security Practices allow Clients to secure and recover their environments to ensure availability and compliance within current regulations. Solutions-II’s commitment to bringing best-of-breed solutions to clients includes a professional services practice dedicated to increasing customer service levels and decreasing the time and support required for implementations. Headquartered in Denver, CO, Solutions-II has full service offices in cities across the Western United States and continues to deliver solutions that allow your organization to perform “ahead of the curve”.
VIRTERA is a vendor agnostic, independent Information Technology (IT) professional services and consulting firm delivering virtualization technology solutions and services to companies nationwide. VIRTERA’s proven Virtual Operations Framework (VOF) methodology uniquely ensures successful and rapid adoption of virtualization technologies while ensuring optimum return on organizations’ IT investments. VIRTERA’s team of certified IT architects and consultants develop, deploy and manage Virtual Infrastructure (VI) solutions designed to solve today’s most challenging IT issues while its industry-unique Strategy group tests and analyzes virtualization trends across the entire virtual ecosystem. VIRTERA was founded in 2007 and is located in Shelton, CT.
“Our partner community has expanded tremendously,” said Bob Fusaro, Vice President of Channel Sales at Akorri. “With these newest partners, along with the recent addition of Northeast reseller ICI and others, Akorri has now grown its partner community by over 50% in the last 6 months and we expect this growth to continue as the IT industry realizes the many benefits of BalancePoint. As a 100 percent channel sales company, our partners profit from Akorri’s channel focus and the opportunity to build a high margin business.”
About Akorri’s BalancePoint
BalancePoint, available on a VMware certified virtual appliance or pre-loaded rack-mount appliance, is a true breakthrough in cross-domain virtualized data center management, managing virtual and physical server and storage infrastructure in one view and helping companies make sure that data center server and storage systems deliver the best application performance possible. BalancePoint is a new class of agent-less management software, using advanced analytics so IT managers and business managers can understand how well data center resources are performing, optimize server and storage resource utilization, and reduce IT infrastructure costs by using servers and storage more efficiently and manage the environment with fewer people. BalancePoint supports a wide-range of applications, servers and storage systems.
Akorri cross-domain performance management software with advanced analytics provides automated visibility and analysis across IT silos to help enterprises fix problems, optimize utilization, and improve performance in the virtualized data center. Certified by VMware, Akorri BalancePoint virtual appliance provides visibility into the root cause of performance issues through deep drill down into server and storage resources, and the ability to understand both server and storage virtualization. BalancePoint enables IT organizations to optimize performance and capacity to meet service level objectives at the lowest possible cost. For more information, visit www.akorri.com.