February news roundup: Infrastructure performance management partnership and awards this month

By Raj Patel, Senior Director of Corporate and Field Marketing –

We’ve had some great new developments on the news front this month. In addition to bringing new partners on board, we were recognized for our commitment to the channel with an industry award. 

Carahsoft leverages the VirtualWisdom4 platform for government IT

Virtual Instruments announced its partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corporation, a government IT solutions provider, to deliver its infrastructure performance management solutions to the public sector. Unplanned outages in government data centers have serious consequences, and the VirtualWisdom IPM platform can help public sector agencies ensure the highest level of IT infrastructure and application performance at the optimal cost and with the lowest risk.

KeyInfo and Virtual Instruments partner for infrastructure performance management

In case you missed it, enterprise cloud solution provider, Key Information Systems, announced that it is integrating the VirtualWisdom4 platform into its enterprise cloud offering. This integration will enable KeyInfo to guarantee uptime to those with high performance needs by embedding infrastructure performance management into its hybrid cloud offering, KeyCloud. IT teams can have optimal visibility not only into the cloud, but also into the entire integrated heterogeneous infrastructure.


John Gentry named a 2015 Channel Chief

We’re proud to announce that John Gentry, our vice president of marketing and alliances, was named to CRN’s annual list of Channel Chiefs. The award recognizes leaders in the channel based on experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue and public support for the importance of IT channel sales. John is instrumental in delivering sales and technical training to more than 100 channel sales and services teams, and he continues to provide the leadership, direction and investment in the channel community that leads to greater channel and partner success. Read more about his commitment to and vision for the channel in our recent blog Q&A.

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