Virtual Iron and Arrow Electronics Deliver Flexible and Affordable IT Infrastructure with Joint OEM Solution.Pre-configured, Pre-certified Virtual Iron Appliance Now Available to All Intel OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and Channel Partners
LOWELL, Mass. -- Virtual Iron Software (www.virtualiron.com), a provider of server virtualization (1) Running applications in separate, isolated partitions within a single server. The "virtual machine" method can run different operating systems simultaneously, whereas the "OS virtualization" method runs applications for only one operating system (see virtual machine and OS and virtual infrastructure management software, today announced the immediate availability of its enterprise-class solution as part of an integrated, Intel-based appliance from the North American North American
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see boophilusannulatus. Components (NAC See network access control. ) business of Arrow Electronics Arrow Electronics NYSE: ARW is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Melville, New York. This company specializes in products and services of electronic components and computer products. , Inc. The entire ready-to-use solution is validated and pre-certified to ensure the highest levels of functionality and interoperability for users.
Arrow NAC offers the integrated, Intel-based "appliance" with Virtual Iron's software pre-installed on its white box servers. The Arrow-Virtual Iron appliances are based on predefined and pre-certified solution configurations as part of the Intel Enabled Server Acceleration Alliance (ESAA ESAA Environmental Services Association of Alberta (Canada)
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ESAA English Schools' Athletic Association (UK) ). It is available to all Intel OEM channel partners worldwide that are members of ESAA.
Intel ESAA is a collaborative alliance that streamlines technical certification and validation of reliable, high-quality, server solutions to end user customers. The certification allows Intel OEM and channel partners to quickly deliver pre-configured, Intel-based solutions to their customers. Intel solution builders are assured that ESAA solutions consist of equipment and software from Intel-trusted technology providers, and end-user customers are assured the entire solution is supported.
"Arrow is pleased to offer Virtual Iron's enterprise-class virtualization An umbrella term for enhancing a computer's ability to do work. Following are the ways virtualization is used.
Partitioning the computer's memory into separate and isolated "virtual machines" simulates multiple machines within one physical computer. and management solution to its North American customer base," said Rob Balson, director of business development for Arrow NAC. "Arrow's integrated appliance combines all the advanced virtualization and management capabilities of the Virtual Iron platform with the performance of Intel Virtualization Technology See VT. . Our channel customers benefit from a proven and certified solution that can speed their time to market, reduce their costs and increase their sales."
Virtual Iron provides enterprise-class server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management capabilities for unmodified Adj. 1. unmodified - not changed in form or character
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modified - changed in form or character; "their modified stand made the issue more acceptable"; "the performance of the modified aircraft Windows and Linux at a fraction of the cost of comparable alternatives. The software combines an open-source hypervisor with advanced virtualization services and policy-based management See policy management. . It takes full advantage of the latest Intel hardware-assist (Intel VT) extensions to deliver near native performance. As part of its certification made available through ESAA, Virtual Iron has been pre-tested and completed certification of its products across Intel's VT-based server platforms. The Intel ESAA program also provides simple-to-use documentation that articulates best practices for deploying the software and hardware in the most efficient manner possible. This saves OEM channel partners valuable time and money as they deliver customized solutions for their customers.
"With its OEM relationship with Arrow Electronics, Virtual Iron continues to expand its distribution channels and drive mainstream adoption of server virtualization," said Jeff Melvin, senior vice president and worldwide sales and field operations for Virtual Iron. "We're offering end-users and channel partners a great alternative for enterprise-class virtualization and management at a fraction of the cost of existing solutions. Arrow, in conjunction with Intel ESAA, makes these solutions more readily available to end-users and channel partners worldwide."
About Arrow North American Components
The North American Components (NAC) business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of semiconductors and passive, electromechanical The use of electricity to run moving parts. Disk drives, printers and motors are examples. Electromechanical systems must be designed for the eventual deterioration of moving components that wear over time. The first TVs were electromechanical systems (see video/TV history). and connector products, computing solutions, services and supply chain solutions tailored to serve distinct customer segments with dedicated sales teams. Two primary, customer-focused NAC groups serve these market segments: The Arrow/Zeus Electronics Group targets the aerospace and military markets, and the Arrow Electronics Components Group serves local OEM and contract manufacturing customers.
Arrow Electronics, Inc. (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products.
About Virtual Iron Software, Inc.
Virtual Iron provides enterprise-class server virtualization and virtual infrastructure management software that enables companies to dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of managing and operating their data center. The software includes advanced capabilities that leverage industry standards, open source economics and built-in hardware-assisted acceleration and is available at a fraction of the cost of comparable alternatives. Small, medium and large organizations worldwide use Virtual Iron for: production server consolidation; development and test optimization; cost-effective high availability Also called "RAS" (reliability, availability, serviceability) or "fault resilient," it refers to a multiprocessing system that can quickly recover from a failure. There may be a minute or two of downtime while one system switches over to another, but processing will continue. and disaster recovery; dynamic capacity management; and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI (1) (Video Device Interface) An Intel standard for speeding up full-motion video performance. See DCI.
(2) (Virtual Device Interface) An ANSI standard format for creating device drivers. VDI has been incorporated into CGI. ). The software is available exclusively through Virtual Iron's Channel One partner network. Evaluation copies are available for free download at http://www.virtualiron.com/free. For more information, visit http://www.virtualiron.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.