Start-up Invirtus, already known for its effective virtual machines compressor VM Optimizer, now expands its business entering the P2V market with Enterprise VM Converter.
The product just launched in beta offers interesting features:
- Manual single conversions
- Automated multiple conversions
- Migrations scheduling
- Live Migration
- Support for VMware (Workstation, Server, ACE, GSX Server, ESX Server) and Microsoft (Virtual PC 2004/2007, Virtual Server 2005 R2)
Download Enteprise VM Converter beta here. The final release is expected to be available during Q1 2007.
The virtualization.info Virtualization Industry Roadmap has been updated accordingly.
The P2V market is getting crowded. We’ll see how newcomers like Invirtus and Acronis will front competition against segment leader PlateSpin and market leader VMware, which is coming with a free product.