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Nixon Peabody Turns to Fortisphere to Help Manage Their Virtualization IT Infrastructure
Nixon Peabody Has Selected Fortisphere Virtual Essentials to More Efficiently Manage Its Virtual Infrastructure
Aug. 18, 2008 11:15 PM
Fortisphere announced that international law firm Nixon Peabody has selected Fortisphere Virtual Essentials to more efficiently manage its virtual infrastructure. As one of the largest multi-practice law firms in the
At Nixon Peabody, having state-of-the-art information systems is critical to offering a comprehensive, integrated range of legal services in local, state, national and international matters. During the past several years, Nixon Peabody’s IT department has embraced virtualization technology as a way to expand the firm’s service offerings, improve overall availability and enhance its already world-class service levels to attorneys worldwide.
“We deployed virtualization in order to deliver our services in a highly available and cost-effective manner,” said Peter Allen, director of IT operations, Nixon Peabody. “We selected Fortisphere Virtual Essentials because it provides our IT staff with the visibility and control required to efficiently deliver services across our virtualized infrastructure. In addition to its powerful virtualization management software, Fortisphere works closely with us to understand our specific needs to ensure that we meet both our IT and business goals.”
Nixon Peabody currently operates more than 200 virtual machines with plans to aggressively expand its adoption of virtualization technology. The firm required a virtualization management solution that would meet its two strategic goals—manage VM sprawl and enforce policy across its virtual infrastructure. With improved visibility and better control of every VM, Fortisphere enables Nixon Peabody to effectively manage VMs throughout their lifecycle.
“As organizations like Nixon Peabody continue to grow their virtual infrastructure, IT personnel will require automation and real-time control of VMs to ensure resources are secured and properly utilized,” said Michael Harper, president and CEO, Fortisphere. “Fortisphere’s Inside Track Technology empowers customers like Nixon with unprecedented levels of control and visibility into every VM running across the enterprise. As our customer base expands, we are seeing companies of all sizes select Fortisphere to more intelligently grow and manage their virtual infrastructures.”
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