Gale Technologies Completes Acquisition of Virtiv Technology and Intellectual Property

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Virtiv's technology augments Gale Technologies' strengths by adding simplified management of virtualization technologies.

CTO Gale Technologies, CloudScheduler.com

James Thomason

Acquiring the Virtiv code delivers sought-after features to our customers and gives them the benefit of being able to have centralized command and control for automated provisioning of virtual environments,” said Nariman Teymourian, CEO, Gale Tech

Gale Technologies, a leading provider of innovative software solutions that power IT as a Service for the lab, data center, and cloud, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of technology and intellectual property (IP) from Virtiv Corporation, to accelerate the development of easy to use automation solutions for virtualized environments. Customers of Gale Technologies will benefit from being able to have centralized command and control for automated provisioning of virtual environments including vSphere, Hyper-V, Xen and KVM. Gale Technologies previously appointed Virtiv co-founder James Thomason as Chief Technology Officer in 2011. A 16-year technology executive specializing in early-stage start-ups, Thomason is driving the company’s vision in developing the latest cloud computing technologies. Cloud Scheduler Software, the most recent example of Thomason's vision can be seen at http://www.CloudScheduler.com.

“Acquiring the Virtiv code delivers sought-after features to our customers and gives them the benefit of being able to have centralized command and control for automated provisioning of virtual environments,” said Nariman Teymourian, chief executive officer of Gale Technologies. “This acquisition comes on the heels of a highly successful 2011, and provided us with a recognized technologist who has been instrumental in driving the development of our GaleForce platform and helping us achieve the next level of growth and success. James is indispensable on our executive team.”

Virtiv provides downloadable software that simplifies the management of Linux virtualization features. By acquiring Virtiv technology, Gale Technologies will strengthen its offering for businesses leveraging Linux virtualization features, including KVM and LXC virtualization.

“We are very pleased that a forward thinking company like Gale Technologies has acquired our technology. Our IP allows them to accelerate the delivery of a key product to meet customer demands,” said Sheen Khoury, CEO and co-founder of Virtiv.

“Gale is revolutionizing the way that companies manage complex infrastructure, delivering a comprehensive solution that automates both virtualized and bare-metal server, network, and storage resources all within a single tool.” said James Thomason, CTO of Gale Technologies, and CTO and Founder of Virtiv. “Virtiv software will greatly accelerate Gale's capabilities in the emerging Linux virtualization market.”

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With over 100 live deployments powered by its products, Gale Technologies is a trusted provider of advanced IT automation software – allowing organizations to accelerate and streamline the delivery of infrastructure as a service and cloud computing environments. As a pioneer of innovative solutions for end-to-end resource provisioning, scheduling, and automation across networking, server, storage, and virtualization technologies, Gale allows thousands of users to schedule and execute workloads on a shared, heterogeneous, dynamic environment with unprecedented flexibility. Gale’s customers report CAPEX and OPEX savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars per site from converting legacy silos of IT environments into fully automated and shared dynamic environments that can be securely accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the world. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Gale serves a global customer base with offices in North America and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.galetechnologies.com.

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