Virtual Iron Inks European Deal

Tech Data/Azlan and Virtual Iron Software announce European distribution deal

February 1, 2008

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LOWELL, Mass. and MUNICH -- Virtual Iron Software (, the leading provider of enterprise server virtualization made easy, today announced a new European distribution agreement with IT products distributor Tech Data/Azlan. The agreement expands Virtual Irons existing European channel and makes its solutions available to a highly qualified group of value-added resellers in France, Spain, Portugal, Scandinavia and the United Kingdom. It also opens up the server virtualization market in Europe by making an easy-to-use and easy-to-afford enterprise-class alternative broadly available to end-users.

Virtual Iron will be distributed through Tech Data/Azlan This division combines a high-touch, consultative sales approach with extensive technical expertise and broad product knowledge to help value-added resellers capitalize on the demand for mid-market and enterprise-level server, storage and software solutions. With Virtual Iron, Tech Data/Azlan will provide a consultative solutions selling approach and target qualified value-added resellers focused on the latest enterprise server, storage and other data center infrastructure solutions.

“By reducing the complexity of production-ready server virtualization, Virtual Iron and its distributor and reseller partners are driving mainstream adoption of the technology,” said John McCarthy, senior vice president of sales for Virtual Iron. “Tech Data/Azlan has a very strong presence in France, Iberia, Scandinavia and the U.K. and brings deep expertise in virtualization and IT infrastructure management.” “Server virtualization enables our value-added resellers to present their end-user customers with a compelling solution that can cut costs and streamline many data center operations,” said Markus Bauer, director of virtualization at Tech Data Europe. “The addition of Virtual Iron strengthens our server virtualization offering and provides our value-added resellers greater flexibility when developing the latest data center solutions.”

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