Combining the scale and scope of a well-established global business, with the entrepreneurial energy and focus of a startup, Virtuozzo will significantly add value to its product portfolio and partners through a number of initiatives including:
- Customer-focused and agile product development cadence bringing new products and capabilities to market faster, including: Virtuozzo 7 System Containers with Optimized KVM, Virtuozzo Linux (with ReadyKernel), Virtuozzo Automator and Virtuozzo Storage
- New licensing models for Virtuozzo’s software-defined storage products, Virtuozzo Storage, with aggressive pricing and easier management
- Soon to be expanded Channel Enablement Program, with a strong go-to-market support and training certification program for partners
- Increased alignment of Virtuozzo with OpenVZ™ and other initiatives, such as OpenStack and the Open Container Initiative, to further promote standardisation and provide more deployment flexibility
“As an independent company, we are able to sharpen our focus and deliver on our commitments to enable service providers and channel partners to add unprecedented value, efficiency and portability to their customers,” said Rob Lovell, chief executive officer, Virtuozzo. “Partners can expect a faster revolution of our roadmap focused on containers, virtualization and storage technologies.”
Headquartered in Seattle with offices in London and Moscow, the newly spun-out Virtuozzo is led by Rob Lovell and executives with a combined 70 years of experience in the cloud, networking and hosting industries. In 2001, Virtuozzo pioneered the first commercially available containers technology and continues to innovate in areas ranging from industry-leading virtualized object storage to cloud-optimized Linux distributions to groundbreaking container migration technologies. Virtuozzo is also a contributor to many open source projects including OpenVZ, CRIU™, KVM, Docker, OpenStack and the Linux kernel.