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VKernel Named a Byte and Switch 'Top 10 Storage Startup to Watch'

VKernel Named a Byte and Switch 'Top 10 Storage Startup to Watch'

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- VKernel Corporation, a provider of easy-to-use and quick-to-deploy virtual appliances for managing virtual server environments, announced today that the company has been named by the online storage networking news site, Byte and Switch, as one of its "Top 10 Startups to Watch." The decisions by Byte and Switch were based on editorial decision making, including extensive reporting and talks with users, analysts, and suppliers.

"We're excited to be recognized by Byte and Switch as a top 10 startup as this validates our importance in the virtual data center storage market," said Alex Bakman, founder and CEO of VKernel. "Our solutions enable overburdened IT staffs to more effectively plan their virtual infrastructures by allocating the proper amount of shared resources (CPU, memory, storage, and network), continually monitor resource consumption, and implement a chargeback process to effectively recover costs."

According to Byte and Switch, "VKernel believes that it is one of the leaders in this corner (systems management) of the virtualization market and explained that its size and business agility make it a key player for customers that are looking to rapidly virtualize their data centers." To view the complete Byte and Switch article on VKernel, visit: http://www.byteandswitch.com/document.asp?doc_id=158907&page_number=10

The VKernel Virtual Appliance Suite for Systems Management is a set of "plug-and-play" virtual appliances designed to quickly address real world systems management challenges as organizations migrate to VMware virtual environments. VKernel products enable IT groups to immediately solve today's critical pain points by providing visibility into the capacity and resource consumption of each virtual machine. VKernel is currently offering a Chargeback Virtual Appliance for gaining cost visibility and implementing chargeback, and a Capacity Bottleneck Analyzer Virtual Appliance for identifying and eliminating capacity bottlenecks.

Byte and Switch is an online publication and web portal that explores the storage networking market. It focuses on addressing the information needs of enterprise and service provider customers by covering storage networking from three unique angles: technology, finance, and people. The magazine covers how storage network technologies work for corporate IT buyers, but also reveals key storage networking investment opportunities, explains how service providers can make money from the technology, and gives credit to the movers and shakers who are making storage networking one of the most dynamic segments of the networking industry. It can be found on the web at http://www.byteandswitch.com/.

About VKernel

Based in Portsmouth, NH, VKernel is dedicated to developing best-of-breed virtual appliances that enhance performance, lower costs, and simplify management of virtual environments of all sizes. As a member of VMware's Technology Alliance Program, VKernel offers the industry's only VMware certified virtual appliances for analyzing capacity, chargeback, and cost visibility. For more information, visit http://www.vkernel.com/.

VKernel and the VKernel logo are trademarks of VKernel Corporation. All other company and product names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective holders.

Contact: Christian Simko VKernel Corporation Ph: 866-370-2733 Email: [email protected] Web: http://www.vkernel.com/

VKernel Corporation

CONTACT: Christian Simko of VKernel Corporation, +1-866-370-2733,
[email protected]

Web site: http://www.vkernel.com/
http://www.byteandswitch.com/

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