SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - April 2, 2012) - Virtual Instruments, a leading provider of virtual infrastructure optimization solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software"1.
"IT organizations are increasingly concerned about ensuring the performance and availability of their mission-critical applications as they move them to virtualized environments, and Virtual Instruments plays a key role in helping to eliminate those risks," said John W. Thompson, CEO at Virtual Instruments. "We believe our positioning in the 'Visionaries' quadrant by Gartner is confirmation of the critical infrastructure optimization capabilities that we provide to our customers and the industry."
Virtual Instruments provides the VirtualWisdom SAN and virtual infrastructure optimization solution -- a storage -- and network-hardware-independent platform that provides real-time monitoring and analysis of physical, virtual and private cloud computing environments to optimize performance, utilization and availability.
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1 Gartner "Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software" by Valdis Filks and Gene Ruth. [March 27, 2012].
About Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments ensures the performance and availability of mission-critical applications by providing a comprehensive infrastructure optimization platform. The award-winning VirtualWisdom and SANInsight infrastructure optimization solutions provide real-time monitoring and analysis of physical, virtual and private cloud computing environments to optimize performance, utilization and availability. Forbes Magazine recently recognized the company as #6 on its 2011 list of America's Most Promising Companies. The company was founded in June 2008 via a spin-out from Finisar Corp.; it has headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and can be found online at http://www.virtualinstruments.com.
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