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Abiquo Recognized as Serious Competitor to VMware and Microsoft

Digital Science and Computing Center of Vilnius University Selects Abiquo

“A serious competitor to products from industry giants like VMware and Microsoft, Abiquo’s exemplary solution provides the great benefit of managing all of the major virtualization platforms simultaneously through a single console,” said  Professor Algimantas Juozapavičius, founder of the Digital Science and Computing Center at  Lithuania’s Vilnius University as it was announced that Abiquo's award-winning solution was selected to manage its new state-of-the-art Virtualization Laboratory built by the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, and part funded by the European Union.



The laboratory allows students to provision their own virtual resources across a broad selection of virtualization technologies in seconds – without placing any burden on University IT Operations staff, significantly reducing IT Operations costs.

“As well as managing the laboratory environment, Abiquo gives our students practical knowledge in the use of advanced cloud technology, broadening their outlook on the latest developments in the IT market, and allowing them to gain a competitive advantage in the labour market both in Lithuania and abroad,” Professor Juozapavičius added.

The mission of Digital Science and Computing Center (DiSCC) of Vilnius University, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, is to establish a translational environment for the transfer of knowledge and research results to specific areas of economics and to innovative digital products, maximally shortening the path from generation and exploration of new scientific ideas to computationally intensive market products. DiSCC pays special attention to cooperation projects between scientific and public or private institutions, their partnership and elaborated feasibilities, in search for effective digitalization areas of Lithuanian economy and public sector, identification of such areas and implementation of suitable cooperation projects. For more information, visit http://www.discc.lt

Vilnius University evaluated a variety of cloud management solutions before selecting Abiquo,” said Kazimieras Tonkunas, CEO, BAIP, UAB, a leading Abiquo Reseller for the Eastern European region, “Combining the industry’s broadest support for virtualization technologies with the highest levels of functionality and deep hypervisor integration, Abiquo is easy to use and intuitive.”

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