InovaWave Launches VMware Management Software

Austin, Texas-based InovaWave said today that it has launched a product targeted at the popular VMware ESX Server virtualization software. The firm said that its new VirtualOctane for ESX Server helps companies increase the number of virtual machines they can run on physical servers with VMware's product. The firm said that the software provides adaptive optimization of database and messaging workloads, resource prioritization, and optimization of disk I/O and other operations. The software will be available in beta in September, and in general availability in October. The firm is venture backed by Matrix Partners and Silverton Partners, and raised a Series B round of funding in July.