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Enterprise Cloud Provider Key Information Systems Leverages Virtual Instruments’ VirtualWisdom to Guarantee Performance and Availability for Customers

Infrastructure Performance Management Solution Supports Critical Infrastructure as a Service Channel Offering

SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 4, 2015 – Virtual Instruments, the leader in Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) for physical, virtual and cloud computing environments, today announced that its VirtualWisdom IPM platform is providing Key Information Systems, a leading enterprise cloud provider, with real-time insights for its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering to customers. For its customers who expect a zero downtime, enterprise-class offering, Key Information Systems is utilizing VirtualWisdom to ensure its cloud is up and running at optimal performance 24/7/365.

Key Information Systems, a regional systems integrator with world-class compute, storage and networking solutions, and professional services for the most advanced software-defined data centers, is among a group of leading Virtual Instruments partners that are first-to-market with enterprise-class hybrid cloud services offerings. By embedding VirtualWisdom into its hybrid cloud service offering, KeyCloud, Key Information Systems proactively monitors the health of its IaaS offering, gaining the comprehensive visibility and definitive insights that help ensure the highest levels of performance and availability for its enterprise customers.

“By integrating the VirtualWisdom platform directly into our cloud offering, we can guarantee a performance level for our customers that provides us with a competitive edge in the marketplace,” said Lief Morin, president, Key Information Systems. “Guaranteed performance is an integral component of running enterprise-class infrastructure and should be a core component of any cloud provider with customers whose businesses depend on continuous availability. When our customers choose KeyCloud, they can be assured of the highest levels of performance and availability due to the integration of the VirtualWisdom platform.”

For optimal visibility into enterprise systems, IT teams need insights not only into the cloud, but also into the entire integrated heterogeneous infrastructure. Virtual Instruments works with its partners to help ensure this end-to-end visibility for their service offerings that span on- and off-premise environments. VirtualWisdom helps partners drive the highest performance and the lowest risk for their IaaS offerings by enabling them to quickly and accurately identify and remediate performance-impacting events—and proactively alerting them to emergent issues that can potentially impact systemwide latency and overall health before they become problems.

“Historically, cloud providers have been unable to guarantee performance for their customers or deliver real-time analytics as to the health of the customer’s infrastructure,” said John Gentry, vice president of marketing and alliances at Virtual Instruments. “Our partnership with Key Information Systems demonstrates a solution to this challenge. We’ve increased our partner’s capability to provide guaranteed performance in the hybrid cloud environment, as well as enhance system visibility for its customers.”

For more information about Key Information Systems using the VirtualWisdom IPM platform, view our video case study.

About Virtual Instruments

Virtual Instruments is the leader in Infrastructure Performance Management, delivering solutions that help customers ensure their applications and infrastructure perform better together. The VirtualWisdom platform provides comprehensive visibility into the performance, health and utilization of the IT infrastructure, empowering customers to guarantee the performance of their mission-critical applications across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. With Virtual Instruments’ solutions, customers can stop reactive troubleshooting, start managing performance and achieve cost optimization. The company was founded in June 2008 with headquarters in San Jose, Calif. and sales and engineering offices throughout the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Asia Pacific. Virtual Instruments can be found online at http://www.virtualinstruments.com.

About Key Information Systems, Inc.

Key Information Systems (KeyInfo) is a leading regional systems integrator with world-class compute, storage and networking solutions and professional services for the most advanced software-defined data centers. These competencies are tightly complimented by a full suite of data center capabilities, including private and hybrid cloud offerings, connectivity services, colocation facilities and managed services. KeyInfo’s converged infrastructure and software-defined data center solutions are backed by a complete range of professional services, including readiness assessments, deployment and integration, training, comprehensive project management, maintenance and financing. KeyInfo’s data center offerings, deployed on the most advanced technology solutions available, are hosted in Tier III data center environments and include offerings for 24/7 management and monitoring for on-premises and off-premises environments. KeyInfo holds platinum-level designations from its manufacturer partners and consistently achieves the highest levels of client satisfaction. Among numerous accolades, Inc. magazine rated KeyInfo as No. 42 among the Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the United States and the No. 1 Fastest Growing in Los Angeles. For more information, please visit keyinfo.com.

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