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VMTurbo Proves Its Case With Clifford Chance

VMTurbo, the leading provider of software-defined control for cloud and virtualized environments, today announced that Clifford Chance, one of the world’s leading law firms, has deployed VMTurbo Operations Manager to control its VMware virtual infrastructure.

VMTurbo Operations Manager controls virtualized and cloud environments by assuring application performance while utilizing the infrastructure as efficiently as possible. The product’s software-defined control offloads and automates decision-making from operational staff instead of just collecting data and providing alerts.

Stewart Cooke, virtualization specialist at Clifford Chance commented, “Our virtual environment is growing rapidly to support our business and, as it does, it becomes more and more complex to manage. VMTurbo Operations Manager enables me to continuously optimize the environment to meet business requirements. It immediately identifies resource contention and tunes the environment to prevent performance issues.”

With VMTurbo Operations Manager, Clifford Chance has experienced several benefits, most notably time savings in controlling the environment. The automated decision-making in VMTurbo Operations Manager prevents performance issues from occurring, alleviating “firefighting” activities by the team. Further, resources are automatically allocated to drive higher utilization and take the guesswork out of planning for future requirements.

“VMTurbo Operations Manager is a product that actually delivers solid recommendations, ones that IT can take back to the business. It also can be automated to control the environment in a healthy state and provides us considerable cost savings,” stated Cooke.

“We are excited to be working with innovative customers like the team at Clifford Chance,” stated Andrew Mallaband, managing director for the UK and Northern Europe at VMTurbo. “As virtualization and cloud adoption grows, these complex environments require a new approach to controlling the infrastructure and maintaining the desired state. Progressive IT teams like Clifford Chance are adopting our software-defined control system to ensure performance, automate resource allocation, and improve utilization across applications and infrastructure alike – driving down the cost of compute and freeing up operational resources.”

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About VMTurbo Operations Manager

VMTurbo Operations Manager is the only solution on the market that understands application performance, resource utilization and capacity constraints in a virtualized data center, and is able to automatically adjust allocation to ensure service based on priority. Since its initial release, more than 9,000 cloud service providers and enterprises worldwide have deployed the VMTurbo Software-Defined Control platform to gain greater control and prevent performance issues across their virtual infrastructure. To download VMTurbo Operations Manager 3.3, visit www.vmturbo.com/download.

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About VMTurbo

VMTurbo delivers a Software-Defined Control platform for cloud and virtualized environments. The Company’s solutions utilize its Economic Scheduling Engine to dynamically adjust configuration, resource allocation and workload placement to meet service levels and business goals. It is the only technology on the market capable of closing the loop in IT operation by automating the decision-making process to maintain the environment in the desired state. The VMTurbo platform first launched in August 2010 and since that time more than 9,000 cloud service providers and enterprises worldwide have deployed the platform, including British Telecom, Omnicare and L-3 Communications. Using VMTurbo, our customers ensure that applications get the resources they need to operate reliably, while utilizing infrastructure and human resources in the most efficient way. For more information, visit www.vmturbo.com.

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