November 6, 2008

Expert Server Group Offers Virtualization to SMBs With Affordable, Bundled Virtual Infrastructure Solution

Expert Server Group (ESG), a 35-year IT professional and consulting services veteran and virtualization pioneer -- with over 40,000 virtualized servers deployed yielding over 1 billion dollars in realized cost savings, today announced the availability of VIBE (Virtualization In-a-Box Environment) for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs). VIBE is a preconfigured HP/VMware solution specifically designed for SMBs enabling them to quickly realize the cost-saving advantages of virtualization by easily automating up to 30 Virtual Machines in approximately 90 minutes.

"Virtualization continues to be a growing trend in the data center as SMBs look to reduce their footprint, solve problems relating to older hardware, and improve the Return on their IT Investment (ROI)," said Doug Weisberg, President of Expert Server Group. "The VIBE solution is the perfect virtual infrastructure foundation for companies with 50-500 servers, limited space and/or a need to consolidate servers and multiple remote/branch offices, and we're pleased to extend this affordable solution to our valued SMB customers."

Because the VIBE solution includes HP and VMware products, organizations receive a best-of-breed, end-to-end virtualization solution that scales across the entire data center environment. The VIBE solution, in conjunction with ESG's wide range of available customized professional and consulting services enables businesses to quickly and cost-effectively, boost productivity and optimize resources.

The VIBE bundle includes:

 3 HP ProLiant (Intel) blade servers housed in an HP c-3000 BladeSystem 2 VMware(R) Infrastructure 3 Foundation Edition software licenses 1 Terabyte of storage 1 Gigabit Ethernet switch 1VMware(R) VirtualCenter license for managing your virtual environment 1 HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring 1 Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Server 2003 1 Microsoft SQL Server VIBE Set-Up Wizard software 

For more information about VIBE including product details and pricing, please visit or call 800.726.9797.

"ESG has 10-year track record for delivering cross-platform virtualization technology business solutions to organizations across the United Stated," said Thomas Lahaussois, Director of Product Management for Expert Server Group, "Our experience, methodology and expert team of virtualization consultants and engineers have proven to be highly valuable to our customers as they work their way though their virtualization deployments."

ESG server consolidation solutions are proven to help organizations large and small to become more operationally agile while cost-effectively maintaining service levels. ESG's established methodology and approach considers first and foremost, the business impact of data center consolidation which is crucial in quantifying the many benefits of a consolidated environment.

To learn more about ESG's wide range of virtualization professional and consulting services, please visit

About Expert Server Group

ESG specializes in the Assessment, Architecture, Implementation/Migration and Management of advanced virtualization technology infrastructures for organizations of all types and sizes. A 35-year IT professional and consulting services veteran and virtualization leader since 1998, ESG has deployed over 40,000 virtual servers at customers sites across North America representing over 1-billion dollars in realized cost savings. ESG's production-proven methodologies, long-standing technology partnerships, experienced staff and vendor agnostic technology approach continues to help customers obtain a verifiable return on their technology investments. ESG is located in Bedford, NH.

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 Contact: Jackie Abramian BridgeView Marketing      (for Expert Server Group) 207.439.0963 [email protected]

SOURCE: Expert Server Group