PlateSpin Releases PowerConvert Version 7.0

New version features increased support for Linux and Windows environments

PlateSpin ULC this week released version 7.0 of PlateSpin PowerConvert. This is PlateSpin's "first major product release" since its March 2008 acquisition by Novell, the company said in a press release.

PowerConvert is a server manager that lets administrators monitor workloads across heterogeneous environments, both physical and virtual. Version 7.0 features increased support for Microsoft Windows Server, Citrix XenServer, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SuSE Linux Enterprise.

Additional improvements include more flexible support for imaging as well as improved reliability and transfer speeds.

According a prepared statement from to PlateSpin CEO Stephen Pollack, since being acquired by Novell, the two companies have been working toward "a datacenter strategy and product roadmap to help customers achieve an agile enterprise in which business services can span physical and virtual environments."

He added, "To build the next-generation datacenter infrastructure, organizations need enterprise-caliber multi-platform workload portability, robust and scalable workload protection, and reliable policy-based orchestration. PlateSpin PowerConvert 7.0 is designed to help customers achieve this flexibility and maximize their investment in virtualization."

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