Akorri Positioned as a Visionary by Leading Analyst Firm in Its Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software Magic QuadrantOctober 12, 2010
LITTLETON, MA, Oct 12, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX)—Akorri, Inc., the leader in virtualization and storage management for the dynamic data center, announced today it has been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a Visionary within its 2010 Magic Quadrant for Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software. The September 21st report, written by Research Director Valdis Filks and Research Vice President Robert E. Passmore, positions vendors based on their ability to execute and their completeness of vision.
“We are pleased to be named a Visionary within Gartner’s Magic Quadrant, and to be recognized for our market traction,” said Jim Comstock, Vice President of Marketing. “We believe Akorri’s completeness of vision is comparable to market leaders like IBM, EMC and NetApp. And as we continue to grow our customer base, we look forward to one day moving into Gartner’s leaders quadrant.”
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About Akorri Akorri develops cross-domain analytical software solutions that optimize performance and utilization in the dynamic data center. BalancePoint virtualization and storage management software provides automated, infrastructure-wide visibility and analysis to help enterprises fix problems, optimize utilization and improve performance for both virtual and physical servers and storage. IT organizations use BalancePoint to reduce IT infrastructure total cost of ownership and ultimately enable a service oriented infrastructure. Follow Akorri at http://twitter.com/Akorri. For more information, visit www.akorri.com.
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