Virtensys adds Keating Technologies as Canadian Representative

Company Taps Into Established Channels and Expertise

Manchester, England and Beaverton, Ore. – Virtensys™, Ltd, a provider of I/O virtualization solutions, today announced a strategic agreement with Keating Technologies. Under this agreement, Keating will help drive Virtensys’ channel expansion in the Canadian market and build on the company’s strong growth across various vertical markets in the U.S. As the Canadian Virtensys representative, Keating will deliver integrated sales and marketing solutions to its vast network of Canadian value-added resellers (VARs) and system integrators who are bringing the Virtensys I/O virtualization solutions to their end users.

“We are very pleased to add Keating as a representative partner. Keating’s complementary product portfolio and its experience with customer deployments in our target markets align very well with Virtensys’ sales objectives,” said Steve Calkins, vice president of worldwide sales at Virtensys. “Our I/O virtualization systems are very well received by customers, resulting in recent successes from small to large IT environments. The partnership with Keating – backed by their excellent reputation and connections in the region – will strengthen our customer relationships and accelerate the company’s revenue growth in Canada.”

“We have a strong track record of helping U.S.-based technology companies bring their IT solutions to Canada,” said Alex Nobile, vice president and general manager at Keating Technologies. “We have already seen strong demand for the Virtensys I/O virtualization products from customers to help them increase their data center agility to quickly respond to changing business needs while reducing their costs and management expenses. The outstanding functionality and capability of Virtensys’ products combined with Keating’s relationships and knowledge of the Canadian VAR and reseller landscape will form the basis for dynamic growth opportunities.”

About Keating Technologies
Keating Technologies, headquartered in Markham (northeast Toronto), Ontario, is a three-time winner of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies Program. As Canada’s leading branch outsourcing service to the high technology industry, the company has been responsible for bringing more than $1.3 billion in technology products and services to Canadian businesses and consumers. Keating provides Total Market Management® services, including sales, marketing and customer support through its offices in Markham, Vancouver and Montreal.

About Virtensys Ltd
Virtensys develops industry-leading, patented PCI Express-based I/O virtualization products for servers and storage platforms, revolutionizing the way I/O infrastructures are deployed and used in data centers, and significantly improving data center agility, performance and I/O utilization while reducing costs, power consumption and management expenses. The deployment of the IOV systems is totally non-disruptive and dramatically reduces IT complexity and expenses. The company was founded by leading technologists in the fields of high-performance switching, networking, and systems design, and is backed by several premier technology venture capital firms. For more information, visit