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eG Innovations joins Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) to accelerate adoption of cloud technologies

eG Enterprise solution enables intelligent performance management for heterogeneous virtualization environments

ISELIN, N.J., Nov 8, 2011eG Innovations, the award-winning provider of intelligent service performance management solutions for physical, virtualized and cloud environments, announced that it has joined the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA), a consortium of companies committed to fostering the adoption of open virtualization technologies including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).

"We are very pleased to welcome eG Innovations into the Open Virtualization Alliance," said Scott Crenshaw, vice president and general manager, Cloud Business Unit at Red Hat and a founding member of the Open Virtualization Alliance. "The support for the Open Virtualization Alliance from industry leaders and innovators shows the widespread interest in KVM as an open virtualization alternative. KVM delivers leading performance, scalability and security, making it a compelling alternative to proprietary virtualization technologies."

Founded by technology leaders like Red Hat, HP, IBM, and Intel, the goal of the alliance is to provide education, best practices and technical advice to help businesses understand and evaluate their virtualization options, including open source alternatives such as KVM.

"eG Innovations is very excited to join the Open Virtualization Alliance and support the Kernel Virtual Machine technology," said Srinivas Ramanathan, founder and CEO of eG Innovations. "Customers expect choices for how they architect and deploy virtualization and cloud environments. To enable this choice, eG Innovations is focused on bringing total performance visibility to all the popular virtualization platforms. eG Innovations' broad support for seven hypervisors today is testimony to our commitment in this area. Irrespective of which hypervisor customers use, they can rely on eG Enterprise solutions to maximize service performance and user productivity, and thereby deliver on the ROI promise of transformational IT initiatives."

About the Open Virtualization Alliance

The mission of the Open Virtualization Alliance is to foster the adoption of KVM as an open virtualization alternative, accelerate the emergence of an ecosystem of third-party solutions around KVM, increase overall awareness and understanding of KVM, encourage interoperability, promote best practices and highlight examples of customer successes. Founding members of the Open Virtualization Alliance include BMC Software, Eucalyptus Systems, HP, IBM, Intel, Red Hat, Inc. and SUSE.

About eG Innovations

eG Innovations provides intelligent performance management solutions that ensure user productivity and reliable delivery of mission-critical business services in cloud, virtual, and physical IT environments. Where traditional monitoring tools fail to intelligently correlate performance across heterogeneous IT environments and provide actionable insight into causes of service issues, eG Innovations delivers total performance visibility across every layer and every tier of the service infrastructure. From desktops to applications, and from network to storage, eG Innovations dramatically accelerates the discovery, diagnosis, and resolution of performance and user experience issues - before they impact user productivity and the success of transformational IT initiatives. eG Innovations' award-winning solutions are trusted by the world's most demanding companies to deliver on the ROI promise of transformational IT investments, and keep business services up and running. Customers include JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, Cathay Bank, AllScripts, Honeywell, Fidelity Investments, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Samsung, Xerox, Marathon Oil, McKesson, and many more. More information:

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