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Quest acquires Provision Networks; Gets its feet wet in Virtualization

“This acquisition marks an important step forward for Quest in both our virtualization offerings and our Windows desktop management capabilities,” said Vinny Smith, CEO of Quest Software. “As virtualization and desktop management are key components of our vision and product areas within our growth strategy, the addition of Provision Networks is an important step in positioning Quest to meet a broader and deeper set of customer needs during 2008 and beyond, and I am excited to add the Provision Networks team and solutions to the Quest family.”

Effective immediately, Paul Ghostine, co-founder and CEO of Provision Networks, will report directly to Smith and lead this newest addition to Quest.

“By bringing Provision Networks into the portfolio, Quest Software has begun to put together a host of choices for end-to-end virtualization management, from desktop to server,” said John Humphreys program vice president of Enterprise Virtualization for IDC. “Provision Networks’ desktop delivery, in conjunction with Quest’s management focus, can help customers achieve predictive monitoring, leading to higher availability of their virtual desktop infrastructures.”

Here's the Press Release


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