Company: Press Release

Latest Version of Virtualization and Cloud Management Software from Convirture Certified for Use on Multiple Open Source Operating Systems

ConVirt now available for RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS and SUSE

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, 2011 - Convirture announces that its ConVirt virtualization and cloud management software, which is used by companies worldwide to manage large variety of virtual and cloud environments based on the KVM and Xen hypervisors, is now certified to run on the following operating systems:

  • CentOS 6.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.0
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
  • SUSE SLES 11 SP1

The company also announced that ConVirt now supports management of cloud services including:

  • Amazon EC2
  • OpenStack 1.0
  • Eucalyptus 2.0.2

A complete list of all the virtualization and cloud platforms that can be managed using ConVirt can be found at:

The company also announced that a free trial of ConVirt Enterprise Cloud is now available at

"We are continuing to add functionality and platform support to our products so that IT managers have complete confidence in choosing to build new virtualized environment, or replace existing proprietary and expensive installations, with open source," said Arsalan Farooq, CEO of Convirture. "Adding certification for the most widely used operating systems and cloud providers makes the decision to use open source that much easier."

About ConVirt

ConVirt software is used to manage virtual and cloud infrastructures that are built on KVM and Xen. The three versions include a free version - ConVirt Open Source - which provides core functionality for managing virtualized environments. Support programs are available from Convirture. ConVirt Enterprise is a commercially licensed product that extends ConVirt Open Source with advanced automation and scalability features. ConVirt Enterprise Cloud adds management support for private, hybrid and multi- cloud environments side-by-side with the rest of the virtualized environment.

About Convirture

Convirture was founded in 2006 to help organizations effectively manage open source virtualization platforms. More information is available at

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