ManageIQ Named ''Cool Vendor'' by Independent Research Firm

Vendors Selected for the Cool Vendor Report Are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

MAHWAH, N.J.--()--ManageIQ, the emerging leader in the management and automation of virtualized computing environments, today announced it has been highlighted in the Cool Vendors in Server Virtualization Management, 2008 report by Gartner, Inc., authored by Cameron Haight and Ronni Colville. ManageIQs Enterprise Virtualization Management (EVM) Suite was evaluated in the report.

Were extremely pleased and honored to be named as a Gartner Cool Vendor, said Joseph Fitzgerald, CEO of ManageIQ. Our powerful, easy-to-use innovations enable a completely new way to manage virtual configurations. We view this recognition as further validation of our approach and the strength of our technology. We will continue to innovate, enabling enterprises to realize higher levels of virtual management and automation, while helping them maximize their virtualization investment.

ManageIQs solutions, EVM Insight and EVM Control, provide essential insight, control, and automation for virtual environments. EVM Insight offers the industry's most in-depth discovery capabilities for virtual machines providing information on configuration attributes such as installed software, defined Windows services and users, kernel and file system drivers, and security patches for both offline and online virtual machines. EVM Control provides a mechanism for policy enforcement across the virtual infrastructure to ensure adherence to security and operational policies as they execute and are operated upon.

About Gartners Cool Vendors Selection Process

Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About ManageIQ

ManageIQ, headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey, is the emerging leader in the management and automation of virtualized computing environments. ManageIQ solutions are designed and built for the unique challenges introduced by virtualization and enable IT organizations to realize the benefits of virtualization while achieving higher levels of insight, control, and automation. ManageIQ is a VMware(R) Technical Alliance Partner, and a XenSource(TM) XenReady(TM) Partner. www.manageiq.com

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Contacts

Racepoint Group
Shannon Breen, 781-487-4607
sbreen@racepointgroup.com