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Certeon’s aCelera Virtual Appliance software is a virtual appliance that delivers acceleration, virtualization and manageability when remotely accessing applications throughout a distributed enterprise. aCelera Virtual Appliances reduce application response time over the WAN by more than 95% without proprietary hardware appliances. aCelera is optimized for mission critical applications such as: enterprise content management, Web-based collaboration, and wide area file services. aCelera is flexible and easy to deploy delivering faster, more scalable applications, and enabling greater user productivity. SYS-CON’s Virtualization Journal’s “Readers’ Choice Awards” SYS-CON's Virtualization Journal announced today its first annual Virtualization Readers' Choice Awards. SYS-CON's Readers' Choice Awards, also known as the "Oscars of the... (more)

Certeon to Present at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference in NYC

Shawn Cooney, Co-Founder and Director of Research at Certeon, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Cooney, who has over 25 years experience in information and network security, will be speaking in a breakout session about how the benefits of virtualization can now be applied to transform branch and remote office efficiency and productivity. He will also be pinpointing for Conference delegates where new opportunities lie for realizing a truly dynamic enterprise. "Thus far, virtualization technology has been directed at the datacenter—finding success with consolidation and bigger savings," Cooney notes. "But that’s just the first step toward a next-generation, fully dynamic enterprise," he says, adding: "With 25 million working branch and remote offices, it is time for ... (more)

Certeon to Present at Cloud Expo East

Certeon Session at Cloud Expo Deploying backup and replication operations over a WAN can have a negative impact on data recovery times and network bandwidth utilization. Storage virtualization technologies, such as virtualized iSCSI SANs and virtual appliances for WAN optimization, can eliminate WAN performance issues and reduce network bandwidth requirements. In their session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Charlie Kraus, Senior Director of Business Development at Certeon, and Dwayne McCoy, IT Manager at Boots and Coots, will present a case study of Boots and Coots, a leading global provider of integrated pressure control services for onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration companies. It will cover their lessons learned and successes in deploying storage virtualization to improve data backup and replication performance and lower business continuity costs.... (more)

Certeon to Present at SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference in NYC

Shawn Cooney, Co-founder and Director of Research at Certeon, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Your datacenter has made the leap to virtualization and expectations are high. But how will they be met? Thus far, virtualization technology has been directed at the datacenter - finding success with consolidation and bigger savings - but that's just the first step toward a next-generation, fully dynamic enterprise. With 25 million working branch and remote offices, is it time for virtualization to take its impact beyond the datacenter? In this session Shawn Cooney will discuss how the benefits of virtualization can now be applied to transform branch and remote office efficiency and productivity, and where new opportunities lie for realizing a truly dynamic enterprise Spe... (more)

Certeon Delivers Virtualization Appliance for Application Acceleration

Certeon announced that its aCelera Virtual Appliance software for application acceleration will be shipping with support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V in its upcoming November 2008 release. This announcement is a continuation of a commitment Certeon made when it launched aCelera to end the era of proprietary application acceleration appliances. Certeon's aCelera Virtual Appliance software delivers a greater than 95 percent reduction in application response time for applications being accessed across the wide area network (WAN), with the added benefit of eliminating the hardware footprint and high cost of separately managed single-purpose hardware appliances. Certeon's aCelera software resides inside virtualized data centers and branch offices resulting in increased manageability, scalability, user productivity, and lower total cost of ownership. With th... (more)

Certeon Joins VMware Virtualization Technology Alliance Select Partner Program

Certeon announced it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) Select Program. Certeon’s aCelera virtual appliance delivers application acceleration when accessing applications across a distributed enterprise and is an ideal complement to VMware Infrastructure. To achieve TAP Select status, Certeon worked with VMware to pass the rigorous testing requirement of the Select program and earned the right to be a “VMware Certified Virtual Appliance.” VMware customers can now leverage their VMware Infrastructure to provide optimal application performance to their remote users. “VMware’s virtualization product suite has dramatically increased the flexibility and scalability of IT infrastructures while reducing cost,” said Peter Dougherty, president and CEO of Certeon. “Certeon is excited to provide our aCelera virtual ... (more)

Certeon Gains Acceptance into Microsoft Protocol Optimization Licensing Program

Certeon today announced that it has been accepted into Microsoft’s Protocol Optimization Licensing Program (POLP). This agreement is a continuation of Certeon’s long-time, strategic relationship with Microsoft to deliver high performance remote access solutions for Microsoft applications. The signing of this agreement follows Certeon’s September announcement of its support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V in its aCelera software. aCelera is the first and only virtual appliance to deliver application acceleration across the WAN while leveraging a virtualized enterprise infrastructure. Under the POLP agreement, Certeon will have access to Microsoft‘s intellectual property to further develop and extend its ability to reduce application response time to branch office users over the Wide Area Network (WAN). Certeon’s Application Acceleration Blueprint technology... (more)

Certeon and nScaled Applications for Cloud Computing Environments

Certeon, a provider of virtualized WAN optimization and application acceleration, has announced that nScaled Inc., a provider of cloud computing services, is joining Certeon’s global Partner Program as a provider of Certeon aCelera virtual appliance software solutions. nScaled has partnered with Certeon to offer its customers secure and optimized access to core applications delivered on nScaled’s VMware-based cloud computing platform. nScaled Inc., is a provider of virtual data center resources (cloud computing) to clients with zero tolerance for data loss or system downtime. nScaled is focused on secure access and optimized delivery of its financial, legal, and professional services customers’ highly sensitive data. Together, nScaled and Certeon can help enterprise customers rapidly access remote core client applications such as Autonomy Document Management and Mi... (more)

InstallFree Receives 2009 Product of the Year Award Presented by Customer Interaction Solutions(R) Magazine

STAMFORD, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 01/26/10 -- InstallFree, Inc., developer of platform application virtualization solutions for enterprise desktop environments, today announced that its InstallFree Bridge product has received a 2009 Product of the Year Award from Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) Customer Interaction Solutions magazine, the leading publication covering CRM, call centers and teleservices since 1982. "I am pleased to honor InstallFree for its hard work and success. InstallFree's dedication to improving the quality of technologies to better the contact center experience as well as the ROI for companies that use them," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "For 12 years, Customer Interaction Solutions magazine has honored companies that show excellence in advancing technologies and application refinements," he added. The 12th Annual Product of the Year Awa... (more)

InstallFree Gains 2009 Market Momentum and Expands Partner Channel

STAMFORD, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/09 -- InstallFree, Inc., developer of platform application virtualization solutions for enterprise desktop environments, today announced it is closing the year with strong market share in North America. In 2009, the company achieved strong sales in healthcare and education, expansion of both its technology alliance and solution partners and widened its sales channel in North America and EMEA. InstallFree continues to rank high in recent analyst reports, including application and desktop virtualization market forecasts and surveys from Forrester, Gartner, IDC, the451, and FOCUS. "2009 marked strong growth for InstallFree, and we are keeping market share and accelerating momentum with our technical approach to application virtualization solutions," said Yori Gabay, CEO at InstallFree. "With these gains, and the support of our part... (more)

MEDIA ALERT: InstallFree CMO, Jeanne Morain to Present at SoftSummit 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/20/09 -- WHAT: Track: Enterprise License Optimization Strategies Topic: "The Impact of Virtual Technology and the Cloud on Software License Management" WHEN: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 -- 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM WHO: Jeanne Morain, CMO, InstallFree WHERE: SoftSummit 2009 -- The Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, Phone: 415-512-1111 ABOUT: SoftSummit presents industry leaders in licensing and entitlement technologies to lead the discussion of latest issues for software producers and the enterprises that manage and use their solutions. WHY: SoftSummit is a unique venue for peers and colleagues from software producers, device manufacturers, and enterprise IT come together to learn, discuss, network and brainstorm on common ground. MEDIA INTERVIEW: Jeanne Morain and other industry leaders and so... (more)