Liquidware Labs Extends Desktop Virtualization Collaboration with Red Hat

Liquidware Labs' market-leading solutions enable Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization customers and partners to boost desktop and server productivity and investment

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The combination of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 and Liquidware Labs’ capability planning functionality, provides more choice in open virtualization to enterprises.
--Chuck Dubuque, Red Hat

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 06, 2012

Liquidware Labs, the leader in desktop transformation solutions, today announced that it has continued its collaboration and integration with Red Hat’s virtualization portfolio in line with the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 today. Liquidware Labs also continues its participation in the Red Hat ISV Program through the Red Hat Market Place.

"We recognize that Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is increasingly taking hold as a foundational platform for many enterprise datacenter virtualization and private cloud projects," said Tyler Rohrer, Co-Founder of Liquidware Labs. "Both of our companies share a philosophy of embracing disruptive technologies and delivering innovative but solidly reliable and robust solutions for a dynamic market. Our mutual perspective makes us good collaborators in providing solutions to help drive the guesswork and extra cost out of virtualization projects."

Join Red Hat’s Optimizing IT virtual event, beginning on Dec. 5, 2012 at 11am ET and available on-demand following the live presentation, to learn more about Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 and to see a presentation from Liquidware Labs. Register for the event: https://vts.inxpo.com/scripts/server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:QS!10100&ShowKey=11689&AffiliateData=press.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 is an end-to-end virtualization solution that enables pervasive datacenter virtualization and significantly enhances capital as well as operational efficiency. Liquidware Labs has developed specialized server-capacity planning software, based on its market-leading Stratusphere™ FIT product and Stratusphere™ IXD technology, for use with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, including its 3.1 release today. Stratusphere Server FIT with Host Designer runs exclusively on the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization platform and will help customers and partners assess physical machines for baseline performance. Liquidware Labs solutions also help rapidly size virtualization requirements and assist in the design of virtual hosting infrastructures. Liquidware Labs' other leading solutions, ProfileUnity™ FlexApp™ assists in migration of users and user virtualization management — including application virtualization — while Stratusphere™ UX enables validation and monitoring of user experience to complete the transformation process.

“We are bringing new capabilities across performance, reliability, openness and cost for enterprises with today’s release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1,” said Chuck Dubuque, senior manager, Product Marketing, Red Hat Virtualization Infrastructure. “Through the combination of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 and Liquidware Labs’ capability planning functionality, we’re providing more choice in open virtualization to enterprises. We look forward to our continued collaboration with Liquidware Labs.”

By leveraging Liquidware Labs' Stratusphere Server FIT with Host Designer in collaboration with Red Hat, enterprises are further enabled to improve scalability and enhance value for their virtualization deployments. Customers are offered the opportunity to measure real-world, actual resource-usage requirements of their existing physical machines-including data on machines; machine groups; hardware findings; application software usage and resource requirements; and virtualization ratings for machines-as the basis for migrating them onto Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. In addition, a specialized design module will utilize the assessment metrics to design a host chassis for the hypervisor host.

To download a free, fully supported 60-day trial of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1, visit http://www.redhat.com/rhev3 or the Red Hat Market Place at http://marketplace.redhat.com/rhev.

About Liquidware Labs
Liquidware Labs™ is the leader in desktop transformation solutions for next-generation physical and virtual desktops, including VMware View®, Citrix® XenDesktop, Red Hat® and Microsoft® Windows 7. The company's Stratusphere™ and ProfileUnity™ FlexApp solutions have been described by analysts as the industry's first 'On-Ramp to VDI,' providing a complete methodology and software suite that enables organizations to decouple users and applications from the operating system and to cost-effectively assess, design, migrate and validate the user experience for next-generation desktop infrastructures. Liquidware Labs products are available through a global network of channel partners. Liquidware Labs Stratusphere FIT is the leading assessment solution on the market used by professional services groups worldwide. A specialized version, Stratusphere Server FIT with Host Designer is offered by Red Hat. Liquidware Labs products are available through a global network of certified partners. Visit http://www.liquidwarelabs.com for further information.

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Assessment for Red Hat Virtualization Stratusphere FIT for RHEV

Assessment for Red Hat Virtualization


ProfileUnity User Virtualization for Red Hat User Virtualization for RHEV

ProfileUnity User Virtualization and Profile Management for Red Hat


Monitoring Red Hat Enterprise Virtual Infrastructure Monitoring for RHEV

Stratusphere UX monitoring Red Hat Virtual Infratstructures