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Akorri plugs BalancePoint in VMware vCenter

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - Akorri, Inc., the leader in performance and capacity management for the virtualized data center, today announced the availability of the BalancePoint™ Plug-In for VMware vCenter -- a new capability sold with its award-winning BalancePoint software solution that allows VMware administrators to use BalancePoint directly from their VMware vCenter console, simplifying the management of virtualized environments.

"The BalancePoint Plug-In for VMware vCenter provides 'single pane of glass' management of a virtualized data center from within the vCenter console," said Jeff Boles, Sr. Analyst, Taneja Group. "BalancePoint complements the element management aspects of vCenter by providing end-to-end performance management for all virtual and physical infrastructure components. This type of detailed insight goes well beyond basic utilization monitoring, and is absolutely critical to companies when they virtualize business-critical production applications."

"We are excited to further our integration through our new Plug-In capability," said Tom Joyce, President and CEO of Akorri. "Our goal is to simplify the management of heterogeneous virtualized server and storage environments. By adding this Plug-In we have taken an important step towards providing a unified management experience, which is essential for our VMware customers."



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