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VMTurbo Makes VMworld Dreams Come True

VMTurbo, the only software-driven control platform for the software-defined world announced that it will be giving away passes to VMworld Europe in Barcelona in October in its VMworld Europe Sweepstakes starting this Friday, August 22.

Every Friday in June, VMTurbo gave away two full conference passes to VMworld U.S, held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco August 24-28. Each Friday, one winner and a lucky friend punched their ticket to the Super Bowl of virtualization, and those winners will be joining VMTurbo (VMworld booth #405) to learn about the cutting edge of technologies enabling the software-defined data center.

Key technology innovations that VMTurbo will be demonstrating at VMworld include:

  • VMTurbo’s Software-Driven Control expanded across the IT stack with new hardware support built into Control Modules for Storage and Fabric. This provides customers the ability to drive more comprehensive management of virtualized workloads in converged infrastructure such as Flexpod and Vblock, as well as in storage control, including support for EMC VNX, enabling up to 30% improvement in utilization
  • New support for OpenStack, including contributions back to the community building instrumentation for Software-Driven Control into the OpenStack Java SDK, as well as contributing to Ceilometer (OpenStack Unified Instrumentation/Metering) and Nova (OpenStack Compute) projects, joining our existing support for VMware, Microsoft, RedHat and Citrix environments
  • The new ability to reserve capacity for future workloads, by enabling not only the scheduling of those workloads but for VMTurbo to reserve adequate capacity for those workloads to launch when needed

With the VMworld Europe Sweepstakes, VMTurbo is continuing its tradition of sending as many IT pros to VMworld as possible. “We’re leading the software-defined revolution, breaking down datacenter boundaries to bring workload demand into equilibrium with resource capacity – from the spindles of your on-prem datastores to the heftiest VM you’ve provisioned in the Amazon cloud,” said CMO Geeta Sachdev. “Why shouldn’t we unleash our customers and others who can benefit from learning about Software-Driven Control?”

Enter the VMTurbo VMworld Europe sweepstakes today, and check in this Friday for results of the first drawing. Winners will be selected the next 3 Fridays - August 22, 29, & September 5.

About VMTurbo

VMTurbo’s Software-Driven Control platform enables organizations to manage cloud and enterprise virtualization environments to assure application performance while maximizing infrastructure efficiency. VMTurbo’s patented market-based approach dynamically adjusts configuration, resource allocation and workload placement to meet service levels and business goals, and is the only technology capable of closing the loop in IT operation by automating the decision-making process to maintain an environment in a healthy state.

The VMTurbo platform first launched in August 2010 and since that time more than 10,000 users worldwide have deployed the platform, including JP Morgan Chase, Aetna, Colgate-Palmolive and Using VMTurbo, our customers ensure that applications get the resources they need to operate reliably, while utilizing their most valuable infrastructure and human resources most efficiently.

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