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Fortisphere Joins Microsoft Program

CHANTILLY, Va. -- Fortisphere, a leading provider of policy-based virtualization management software, today announced that it has been selected to join the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program. As a member of the program, Fortisphere will receive customized Microsoft support for its software development initiatives and increased access to internal Microsoft resources, ensuring that its policy-based virtualization management solutions are compatible with Microsoft virtualization platformsincluding the upcoming release of Hyper-V.

Stewarded by the Emerging Business Team (EBT) at Microsoft Corp., the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program is designed to connect high-potential startups committed to the Microsoft platform to an extensive support network that provides access to Microsoft people and programs, guidance on future directions and support to accelerate their success. Fortisphere has also been named a Microsoft Certified Partner, which will enable the company to help Microsoft virtualization customers more efficiently manage their virtual infrastructures.

“Every year, we select an elite number of startup companies that have the potential to impact their market and add value to Microsoft solutions,” said Yi Jian Ngo, portfolio manager, Emerging Business Team, Microsoft. “With its innovative technology for securely tracking and managing VMs as they move across the enterprise, Fortisphere is a welcome addition to the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program. As more organizations build virtual infrastructures on Microsoft virtualization technology, Fortisphere can help ensure that these environments are running efficiently and securely.”

Fortisphere Inc.