FastScale Intros Virtual Manager

FastScale Technology announced the introduction of the FastScale Virtual Manager, the latest addition to the company's flagship product

August 27, 2007

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- FastScaleTM Technology, Inc., a provider of next generation software virtualization and provisioning solutions for enterprise data centers and Web farms, today announced the introduction of the FastScale Virtual Manager, the latest addition to the company’s flagship product, FastScale Composer™ Suite. Developed to extend the benefits of FastScale Composer Suite to virtualized environments, Virtual Manager supports the full line of VMware infrastructure products including VMware ESX Server, VMware Server and VMware Workstation. The combination of Virtual Manager and FastScale Composer Suite deliver a complete, dynamic and highly adaptive software solution for managing large-scale server infrastructure, both virtual and physical.

The new FastScale Virtual Manager is the only solution available that enables IT organizations to automatically build and streamline server software environments on-demand and provisions them to virtual machines in seconds – without manual effort of any kind. On average, server software environments are 99% smaller than traditional images, and they are built in only seconds. Because of the small memory footprint of the FastScale software environments deployed, benchmark tests of FastScale Virtual Manager have shown that 3X the number of virtual machines can run on a given physical machine without degrading performance. Moreover, scalability is dramatically enhanced with 40 FastScale virtual machines able to boot in less time than a single environment without Virtual Manager. These enhancements to virtual machine implementations deliver strong value to IT teams looking to further increase infrastructure utilization and flexibility.

“Virtual machine solutions have enabled us to significantly decrease data center costs by consolidating underutilized hardware. However, the growing use of VMs is now resulting in virtual server sprawl,” said Sunny Azadeh, senior vice president of information technology at Agile Software. “FastScale Virtual Manager addresses this problem by offering a seamless approach to managing both physical and virtual resources, and it’s the only solution that automatically streamlines the application environment being deployed to those servers. FastScale technology provides great cost savings potential.”

FastScale Technology Inc.

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