VMware Selects Kovarus Virtualization Experts to Lead Hands-On Lab at VMworld 2009

VMware Premier Partner to Demonstrate New Features of VMware vSphere(TM) 4

Aug 28, 2009, 16:16 ET from Kovarus, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Kovarus, Inc., a premier technology consulting firm specializing in data center design, implementation, and optimization, today announced it has been chosen by VMware to lead educational lab sessions for VMware vSphere(TM) 4 at VMworld 2009, to be held August 31 - September 3, 2009 in San Francisco.

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VMware chose the virtualization experts at Kovarus to instruct and demonstrate the new functionality of VMware vSphere 4 in an interactive, hands-on setting. Kovarus will collaborate with VMware to enable VMworld 2009 attendees to discover the capabilities and benefits of the new product, consult with a panel of Kovarus virtualization experts, and find answers to advanced product questions.

"Kovarus is a long-standing and highly-valued VMware Premier Partner," said Doug Smith, senior director of global channels, VMware. "The Kovarus team of experts possess the right combination of deep technical knowledge and real-world expertise in virtualization technology to provide valuable training to lab attendees."

The VMware vSphere 4 virtualization platform enables the delivery of efficient, flexible and reliable IT as a service. In the lab session, attendees will learn the basic steps needed to achieve cloud computing within IT environments using VMware vSphere 4. They will utilize VMware vSphere 4 to aggregate and holistically manage large pools of infrastructure - processors, storage and networking - as a seamless, flexible and dynamic operating environment. In addition, attendees will benefit from a discussion of real-world use cases and troubleshooting tips.

    WHAT:         Kovarus Interactive Clinic for VMware vSphere 4

    WHEN/ WHERE:  VMworld 2009
                  August 31 - September 3, 2009
                  The San Francisco Marriott
                  55 Fourth Street (near Moscone Center)

                  VMware vSphere(TM) 4
                  Room 9
                  Monday, August 31 - 7:30-9:30 AM, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, 1:00-
                  3:00 PM, 3:30-5:30 PM, 6:00-8:00 PM
                  Tuesday, September 1 - 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, 1:00-3:00 PM,
                  3:30-5:30 PM
                  Wednesday, September 2 - 9:30-11:30 AM, 12:30-2:30 PM, 3:00-
                  5:00 PM
                  Thursday, September 3 - 9:30-11:30 AM, 12:30-2:30 PM, 3:00-
                  5:00 PM

Now in its sixth year, VMworld 2009, with more than 10,000 attendees and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors, is the must-attend event for IT professionals looking for actionable ideas, innovative products and best practices for virtualizing their business - from the desktop to the datacenter to the cloud.

About Kovarus

Kovarus, Inc., is a premier technology consulting firm, specializing in data center design, implementation, and optimization. With its extensive integrated expertise and proven methodologies, Kovarus helps companies align IT with strategic business goals, support green IT initiatives, and maximize their return on technology investments. Kovarus' unique ability to converge virtualization, storage, and networking technologies gives its clients a distinct operational advantage, enabling them to improve the manageability, efficiency, and agility of service delivery. More information on Kovarus is available at www.kovarus.com or 650-392-7848.

SOURCE Kovarus, Inc.