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Kivuto Solutions Powers New EVALExperience Web Portal for VMware

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Information technology professionals worldwide can now access and download evaluation copies of VMware virtualization and cloud infrastructure applications through a new web portal powered by Kivuto Solutions Inc., the world's leading provider of hosted, flexible and scalable solutions for complex digital distribution requirements.

VMware, the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions, and the VMware User Group (VMUG) have partnered with Kivuto Solutions to provide VMUG Advantage subscribers a customized, self-service web portal where they can download software and license keys under the VMware EVALExperience program. Built on the Kivuto Electronic License Management System (ELMS) platform, the EVALExperience portal provides VMUG Advantage Subscribers with immediate 365-day evaluation licenses for nine VMware applications.

"By adding EVALExperience to VMUG Advantage, VMware is continuing the incredible support of the VMUG user community," said Brian Kirsch, VMUG director. "The EVALExperience will enable more home labs and sandbox environments where IT enthusiasts and professionals can learn and work with products that can help them further their companies and careers."

The VMWare products available through the new Kivuto-powered EVALExperience web portal are:

  • VMware vCenter Server 5 Standalone for vSphere 5
  • VMware vSphere® with Operations Management Enterprise Plus
  • VMware vCloud Suite® Standard
  • VMware vRealize Operations Insight™
  • VMware vRealize Operations 6 Enterprise
  • VMware vRealize Log Insight
  • VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon®
  • VMware Horizon® Advanced Edition
  • VMware Virtual SAN

"With Kivuto's proprietary ELMS platform, we were able to deploy a custom solution with complex licensing requirements to distribute these products in a quick and efficient manner that adds an incredible amount of value to VMware," said Vivek Raju, Director of Sales. "For the first time ever, registered VMUG members have downloads to complement the other benefits they currently receive through their membership. The web portal allows members to expand their knowledge of innovative VMware technologies and enhance their skills through a hands-on experience with selected desktop and infrastructure software."

The Kivuto ELMS platform is the most flexible, secure, scalable and customizable digital distribution and management system on the market. The platform includes verification, account management, e-commerce, secure distribution, reporting and more in a cloud-based environment engineered for advanced digital distribution and management applications. It ensures all verified users have 24/7 access to digital goods anywhere in the world. And it provides a site license and management system module specifically designed for academic institutions.

About VMware
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.

About VMware User Group (VMUG)
VMware User Group (VMUG) is an independent, customer-led organization made up of more than 100,000 members globally, created to maximize members' use of VMware and partner solutions through knowledge, sharing, training, collaboration, and events. VMUG is the largest user group in the virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions industry. For more information on VMUG visit www.vmug.com.

About Kivuto
Kivuto Solutions is the world's leading provider of advanced digital distribution and management solutions that enable the secure delivery of digital goods to individuals, businesses, and organizations anywhere in the world. Kivuto simplifies the process of delivering any digital good to any market under virtually any terms and conditions. Over 60,000 academic institutions and departments trust Kivuto to manage and distribute software to their students, faculty and staff. The company distributes software in 195 countries and supports 14 languages. www.kivuto.com.

CONTACT: Katie Hulan Campaign Manager, Marketing Services 613.526.3005 x 125 khulan@kivuto.comSource: Kivuto Solutions