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Ombud and Virtualization Review Partner To Offer Instant Access to Virtualization Solution Research

Readers can now instantly compare virtualization solutions using Ombud’s research widget.


San Francisco, Calif., Aug 27, 2012 – Ombud, a social research platform for B-to-B technology, announced its partnership today with 1105 Media's Virtualization Review, the leading independent resource for enterprise IT virtualization news and how-to. Readers can now compare virtualization and other technology solution products through the Ombud Research Widget found on Virtualization Review.

Ombud (http://ombud.com/r/n6) recently expanded its coverage of technology solution categories to include virtualization. Within the virtualization category users will find in-depth coverage of Server Virtualization, Storage Virtualization, Virtualization Backup and Recovery, Application Virtualization, VDI, and Virtualization Security. This expansion means virtualization product vendors and vendors’ partners can now use Ombud free of charge to set up profiles that showcase their products and offerings to technology buyers, prospects, and users, as well as the general public.

"Ombud allows Virtualization Review to build a unique reader experience that increases our content's impact and engages a highly targeted audience to discover the right technologies for their business," said Henry Allain, president of 1105 Enterprise Computing Group.

Virtualization Review readers who are interested in finding out more or providing their own expertise on virtualization products can experience the Ombud Research Widget within any article, editorial, or blog on http://virtualizationreview.com. Once a user interacts with the widget, they can take advantage of the full range of services provided by Ombud. Users can set up customized, side-by-side product comparisons and request buying guides where Ombud will recommend products based on the user’s specific wants and needs. In addition, users can post personal reviews and feedback of the solutions they have used in the past or present.


Ombud is a community-based online source for technology solution decision-making. The company is revolutionizing the way people do research in the IT industry by building a global community that connects technology buyers, vendors, and analysts. Ombud's interactive platform makes it easy to access enterprise technology information and share products and services. The company was founded in 2011 and has offices out of Boulder, Colorado, and the San Francisco Bay Area.


1105 Enterprise Computing Group (ECG), a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides integrated B-to-B media solutions targeting the network and enterprise markets. It provides news, in-depth analysis, and hands-on information for IT executives, directors, managers, developers, administrators and channel partners. Within ECG is the award-winning Redmond Media Group and the Virtualization Media Group. Our flagship print properties include Redmond, Visual Studio Magazine, Redmond Channel Partner, MSDN Magazine and Virtualization Review. Our portfolio includes a dozen web sites and numerous events.


Traci Johnson
Ombud, Inc.
Phone: (720) 260.4556

Henry Allain, President
1105 Enterprise Computing Group
Phone: (949) 265.1556