Avnet to Distribute Akorri BalancePoint Virtual Infrastructure Management OfferingMarch 30, 2009
Littleton, MA, March 30, 2009 – Akorri, Inc., the leader in virtual infrastructure performance and capacity management, today announced an agreement with Avnet Technology Solutions, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT). The agreement enables technology solutions distributor Avnet to add Akorri’s BalancePoint software to its line card of virtualization and data center management offerings for its customers in the United States and Canada.
Akorri BalancePoint is the first management solution to address the need for heterogeneous virtual and physical systems management in growing IT enterprise virtualized environments. BalancePoint’s holistic, cross-domain view of both virtual and physical server and storage infrastructure, combined with advanced visualization and analytics, helps IT identify and resolve problems, optimize utilization and improve performance and capacity within the virtualized data center.
Tim FitzGerald, technology solutions practices leader for Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, stated, “Akorri’s BalancePoint offering helps round out Avnet’s VirtualPath™ virtualization solutions, giving our partners the ability to analyze the virtual infrastructure from applications to servers to storage. With this offering, partners can help their customers identify bottlenecks and performance and capacity issues while performing capacity planning for growth or consolidation.”
Tom Joyce, Akorri CEO, explained, “Having an agreement with a solutions distributor leader like Avnet is a milestone for Akorri, and we look forward to the increased sales expansion this partnership will bring. Akorri BalancePoint will help more and more customers fix their tough-to-solve virtualization problems and maximize capacity, utilization and performance for increased return on investment.”
Akorri solutions providers will also be able to leverage Avnet’s VirtualPath Practice, a dedicated portfolio of services, programs, technology, and tools designed to provide partners with the resources needed to succeed in virtualization and consolidation. By providing a robust portfolio of virtualization products and services, Avnet makes it easier for partners to develop complete virtualization solutions that meet the business needs of their customers and help them capitalize on new opportunities to grow their businesses.
About Akorri’s BalancePoint
BalancePoint, available on a VMware certified virtual 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 helps reduce IT operations and infrastructure costs by using servers and storage more efficiently and reducing the time and resources spent on management through automation. BalancePoint supports a wide-range of applications, servers and storage systems. To test drive Akorri BalancePoint, download the VM appliance demo.
Akorri virtual infrastructure 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 for VMware and Citrix environments, 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 agentless software enables IT organizations to optimize performance and capacity to meet service level objectives at the lowest possible cost. Follow Akorri at http://twitter.com/Akorri. For more information, visit www.akorri.com.