Friday, September 12, 2008

Thinsy Corporation Announces Next Generation Virtualization Software with Integrated Storage Intelligence for SATA, SAS and RAID Direct Attached Stora


Saratoga, California – September 12, 2008 – Thinsy Corporation today announced the immediate availability of EnSpeed VMM with LiveSync version 2.0, and EnSpeed VM Orchestrator version 2.0. Storage Intelligence similar to that found in SAN and NAS hardware is built-in, thereby ushering in a new generation of Virtualization Software.

EnSpeed VMM is VM Server Software with an integrated storage intelligence component called LiveSync. LiveSync works with direct attached SATA, SCSI and RAID disks, as well as legacy SAN or NAS Storage and enables the following Enterprise features:
1. High Availability: If one VM Server fails, a backup server starts up the VM
2. Clone VM: A 16 Gigabyte Clone VM can be created in 15 seconds
3. Full and Incremental Backup of VM without Shutting Down
EnSpeed VMM with LiveSync is the industry’s first product to enable the above features using Direct Attached Storage.

EnSpeed VM Orchestrator is Thinsy’s VM Management Server. It provides an intuitive web browser GUI for managing LiveSync VM Servers. No client software is required for accessing the Orchestrator. Standard Java enabled browsers running in Windows, Linux and Apple desktops work well for accessing the Orchestrator. The 2.0 version of EnSpeed VM Orchestrator has an exciting new look and feel.

In addition, Thinsy announced the following significant progress in acquiring customers for their Next Generation Virtualization Platform.

WebEx (http://www.webex.com) has been, and continues to be a customer of Thinsy’s Software. WebEx is using Thinsy’s LiveSync VM Server and VM Orchestrator for providing Virtual Machines as a ‘Cloud Computing’ service to internal customers. ‘Enabling High Availability for VMs using nothing more than SATA disks is a very desirable feature for us. Further, the VM Orchestrator provides an end user friendly management console to the Virtual Infrastructure’ says Rajan Bhatt, Principal Architect at WebEx Communications.

ViVu Inc. (http://www.vivu.tv) is using Thinsy's Highly Available Virtual Machines to provide an online interactive video platform for their customers. ViVu recently transitioned from Amazon EC2 to Thinsy. "The high availability and data persistence features offered by Thinsy makes it possible for us to enable live video participation for thousands of callers." said Sudhakar Valluru, CEO, Vivu Inc. "Thinsy storage provides us an extremely efficient way to host our streaming servers and low latency access to media libraries."

Lightpole (http://www.lightpole.net/), a software and services company offering carrier-grade server infrastructure and applications that enable publishers to distribute geo-specific content to mobile devices, is using Thinsy's Highly Available Virtual Machines. "The integration of H/A features into a Cloud Computing service is exactly the right architecture to allow us to extend the scale and performance characteristics of our content network to include the type of reliability demanded by our business partners and consumers" says Doug Klein, CEO and Co-Founder of Lightpole, Inc.

For additional information on EnSpeed VMM with LiveSync, please visit http://www.thinsy.com/ . Free downloads of the fully functional LiveSync rpm for Oracle VM Server 2.1.1 and RedHat 5.2, EnSpeed VMM with LiveSync 2.0, and EnSpeed VM Orchestrator 2.0 are available immediately at the Thinsy Corporation website http://www.thinsy.com/.

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