PowerWF Extends Reach Into VMware(R) Automation

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Devfarm Software acquires icomasoft’s VI PowerScripter for VMware. VI PowerScripter allows tight integration of PowerShell® scripts into the VMware Virtual Infrastructure. PowerScripter delivers predefined functions for common admin tasks and is capable of handling hundreds of custom scripts for direct usage from a dynamically generated context menu within the VMware client (for connections to vCenter, vSphere 4, ESX 3.5 or ESX 3i).

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The addition of VI PowerScripter to the PowerWF product family provides out-of-the-box value for automating VMware. The combination of PowerWF and PowerScripter let users author PowerShell scripts and deploy them directly to the VI Client.

Devfarm Software, creators of the PowerWF™ family of IT automation products today announced that it has acquired VI PowerScripter from Swiss based virtualization experts icomasoft®, the inventors of opvizor®, a leading-edge SaaS solution for predictive analysis and issue prevention. PowerScripter is a unique VMware client plug-in for a tight integration of user-defined PowerShell® scripts into the object repository of VMware Virtual Infrastructure. PowerScripter delivers predefined functions for common admin tasks and is capable of handling hundreds of custom scripts for direct usage from a dynamically generated context menu within the VMware client (for connections to vCenter, vSphere 4, ESX 3.5 or ESX 3i).

Today’s announcement builds on the successful technology partnership between PowerWF and PowerScripter. PowerWF lets users automate their IT administrative task using a simple drag-and-drop interface to create PowerShell based automation scripts.

“The addition of PowerScripter to the PowerWF product family provides out-of-the-box value to our customers as they automate their VMware administration,” said Brian Butler, CEO of Devfarm Software. “The combination of PowerWF and PowerScripter let users author PowerShell scripts and deploy them directly to the VI Client.”

“PowerScripter’s current customers will love working with the PowerWF team. Their history delivering feature rich, quality products has always amazed me,” said Diego Boscardin, CEO of icomasoft. “I look forward to watching how PowerScripter transforms in the coming years.”

About Devfarm Software:
Founded in 2008 by 15 year software veterans and Quest Software alumnus Brian Butler and Ben Vierck, St. Louis, Missouri based Devfarm Software’s mission is to build world-class products to simplify and automate the daily activities of IT administrators. Devfarm Software’s flagship product, PowerWF Studio delivers on this dream by leveraging Windows Workflow Foundation and PowerShell to innovate in the Administration, Virtualization, Service Desk and Monitoring spaces.

For additional information, please visit the PowerWF website at http://powerwf.com or email Devfarm Software at sales(at)devfarm(dot)com.

For questions about this press release, send an email to PR(at)devfarm(dot)com or contact Devfarm Software at:

Devfarm Software, Attn: Public Relations, 2008 Altom Ct, St. Louis, MO 63146, 314.590.5800

About icomasoft:
icomasoft AG specializes in virtualization and cloud computing. The Zug-based company is an independent Swiss manufacturer of opvizor®, a software-as-a-service solutions used to prevent issues and infrastructure instability. Many local and global companies of various sizes rely on icomasoft software solutions. Set up in July 2008 by Diego A. Boscardin (CEO) and Dennis Zimmer (Chief Strategy Officer), icomasoft is owned by its founders together with GCP gamma capital partners AG and Cantonal Bank of Zurich.

To find out more, visit http://www.opvizor.com.

icomasoft® and opvizor® are registered trademarks of icomasoft AG, Switzerland. PowerWF and Devfarm Software are trademarks of Devfarm Software, USA. PowerShell is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation, USA. VMware, vSphere, vCenter and ESX are registered trademark of VMware, Inc, USA. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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