Fortisphere, a provider of policy-based virtualization management software, today announced that it has been selected to join the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program. As a member of the program, Fortisphere will receive customized Microsoft support for its software development initiatives and increased access to internal Microsoft resources, ensuring that its policy-based virtualization management solutions are compatible with Microsoft virtualization platforms—including the upcoming release of Hyper-V.
The Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program is designed to connect high-potential startups committed to the Microsoft platform to an extensive support network that provides access to Microsoft people and programs, guidance on future directions and support to accelerate their success. Fortisphere has also been named a Microsoft Certified Partner.
“Membership in the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program will deepen our relationship with Microsoft and provide us with more access to its virtualization technology,” said Michael Harper, president and CEO, Fortisphere. “Organizations are deploying heterogeneous virtual infrastructures to take full advantage of the cost-saving benefits of virtualization. Fortisphere provides the tools required to more efficiently manage heterogeneous virtual environments and ensure smart virtualization growth.”