BalancePoint Validated by VeriStor for True Enterprise-Class Operation and Exceptional Value

LITTLETON, MASS. and ATLANTA – March 16, 2010 – Akorri, Inc., the leader in virtual infrastructure performance and capacity management for the dynamic data center and VeriStor Systems, the Southeast region’s leading enterprise data storage and virtualization solution provider, today announced that Akorri’s BalancePoint software has been validated by VeriStor as a “VeriStor Certified Product.” Solutions validated by VeriStor demonstrate exceptional characteristics in terms of technology differentiation, company stability and customer support along with low acquisition and operating costs for a rapid return on investment.

“We are excited to add Akorri to our VeriStor Certified Technology Partner Program. Akorri has demonstrated a high value-add solution set that brings critical visibility and management capabilities to our customers’ complex mixed virtual and physical environments,” said Ashby Lincoln, CEO, VeriStor. “BalancePoint met our stringent criteria for high functionality and value in enterprise-class implementations and we are pleased to name it among our list of VeriStor Certified Products.”

BalancePoint allows IT organizations to optimize virtual and physical server and storage infrastructure to reduce costs and assure service levels as companies advance through the stages of virtualization adoption and into private cloud computing. BalancePoint provides an infrastructure-wide analytical systems management solution that offers visibility and control to troubleshoot and assure performance, plan server and storage capacity, and manage service levels. BalancePoint is available as a virtual appliance, supports VMware vSphere, plugs into VMware vCenter and plans to support Microsoft Hyper-V and all other major hypervisor technologies. It interoperates with all the major storage vendors including EMC, HP, NetApp, IBM, Dell EqualLogic, Hitachi Data Systems, and 3PAR.

“Akorri is fully committed to supporting partners, like VeriStor, in their efforts to provide industry leading solutions,” said Bill Simpson Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Akorri. “The certification of BalancePoint by VeriStor is just another proof point of how Akorri’s virtual infrastructure performance management software can deliver unique value to our partners.”

About the VeriStor Certified Technology Partner Program

The VeriStor Certified Technology Partner Program is designed to validate solutions from multiple storage and virtualization hardware and software vendors for optimal use in an enterprise-class implementation. A VeriStor Certified Product demonstrates exceptional characteristics in terms of technology differentiation, company stability, and customer support. In specific, a VeriStor Certified Product exhibits strong scalability, performance, availability and ease of use, along with low acquisition and operating costs. As a result, customers can have confidence in VeriStor Certified Products because they measure up to VeriStor’s stringent criteria for true enterprise-class operation and exceptional value.