SWsoft (www.sw-soft.com), a
provider in server automation and virtualization, announced that it has
joined the Egenera Accelerate alliance program as an Assured Solution
Alliances member. At the same time, Egenera has become a member of
SWsoft’s Strategic Technology Partner Program.
joint alliance, SWsoft and Egenera will participate in co-marketing,
sales opportunities and testing to further the use of the EgeneraÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â®
BladeFrameÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â® system and SWsoft’s Virtuozzo, a server virtualization
solution that creates multiple isolated Virtual Private Servers (VPSs)
on a single physical server.
“Our alliance with Egenera
represents a positive step in providing our customers with solutions to
simplify the management of their server infrastructure,” said Kurt
Daniel, director of marketing, SWsoft.
“We are pleased to align
with SWsoft to deliver utility computing solutions to businesses
seeking to consolidate workloads without losing application isolation
or producing a lot of overhead,” said Susan Davis, vice president of
marketing and product management, Egenera.
SWsoft’s Virtuozzo for
Windows has been validated on Egenera’s BladeFrame system. The
BladeFrame combines the utility of stateless servers with powerful
software that virtualizes processing, storage and networking resources
into a “computing fabric.”
Virtuozzo empowers enterprises with
powerful Microsoft Windows Server and Linux virtualization solutions.
Customers can leverage Virtuozzo on standard and blade servers for
server consolidation, departmental-specific servers, development and
testing, managing application growth, minimizing downtime and patch