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Nixon Peabody Turns to Fortisphere

CHANTILLY, Va. -- Fortisphere, a leading provider of policy-based virtualization management software, today announced that international law firm Nixon Peabody LLP has selected Fortisphere Virtual Essentials to more efficiently manage its virtual infrastructure. As one of the largest multi-practice law firms in the United States, Nixon Peabody has offices in 18 cities and employs more than 700 attorneys. The law firm will rely on Fortisphere’s policy-based management solutions to help track and control their virtualized infrastructure.

At Nixon Peabody, having state-of-the-art information systems is critical to offering a comprehensive, integrated range of legal services in local, state, national and international matters. During the past several years, Nixon Peabody’s IT department has embraced virtualization technology as a way to expand the firm’s service offerings, improve overall availability and enhance its already world-class service levels to attorneys worldwide.

“We deployed virtualization in order to deliver our services in a highly available and cost-effective manner,” said Peter Allen, director of IT operations, Nixon Peabody. “We selected Fortisphere Virtual Essentials because it provides our IT staff with the visibility and control required to efficiently deliver services across our virtualized infrastructure. In addition to its powerful virtualization management software, Fortisphere works closely with us to understand our specific needs to ensure that we meet both our IT and business goals.”

Fortisphere Inc.