Fortisphere Adopts Open Virtual Machine Format (OVF)
OVF Formatted Virtual Machines Enhance Interoperability Across Multiple Vendor Platforms
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fortisphere, a leading provider of policy-based virtualization management software, today announced that it has adopted the Open Virtual Machine Format (OVF), a standardized hypervisor-neutral specification for the packaging and distribution of one or more virtual machines. By adopting OVF, Fortisphere will provide its customers with the ability to interoperate its Virtual Essentials™ product suite across multiple vendor platforms efficiently and securely.
“Our policy-based virtualization software in OVF format will enable our customers to manage their heterogeneous virtual environments in an efficient, effective and secure manner.”
Created by leading virtualization vendors, OVF is an initiative to enable efficient, flexible and secure distribution of enterprise software. It facilitates the mobility of virtual machines and enables customers to deploy an OVF formatted virtual machine on the virtualization platform of their choice. In addition, OVF supports service-oriented-architectures (SOA) with multiple tiers and thus can distribute multiple virtual machines simultaneously.
“With hypervisor support available from all the major vendors, we are committed to providing our customers with integrated, interoperable and innovative solutions,” said Michael Harper, president and CEO, Fortisphere. “Our policy-based virtualization software in OVF format will enable our customers to manage their heterogeneous virtual environments in an efficient, effective and secure manner.”
Fortisphere is a leading provider of policy-based virtualization management software that ensures virtualized environments operate efficiently, effectively and securely. With its patent-pending Inside Track™ Technology, Fortisphere is pioneering solutions that provide a new level of visibility, control and automation around the inventory, configuration and policy-based management of virtual machines.
Fortisphere is a venture-backed company, headquartered in Chantilly, VA, with offices in Boston, MA and Glenwood, MD. More information about Fortisphere is located online at www.fortisphere.com.