JumpBox virtual appliances are now available for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 and Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2. The time required to deploy popular Open Source server based applications has now been reduced from hours or days to just minutes - all without the need to replace a users existing Windows installation.
Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) November 1, 2007 -- JumpBox, Inc., a provider of virtual appliances that make using server software radically easier, today announced that its virtual appliances are now available for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 and Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2. With this move, the time required to deploy popular Open Source server based applications has been reduced from hours or days to just minutes. With the help of Microsoft's virtualization platform this deployment can also occur without replacing a users existing Windows installation.
"Our ongoing commitment is to make server-based software easier for our customers to use," said Kimbro Staken, co-founder and CEO of Jumpbox, "Supporting the Microsoft virtualization platform is a natural step in making JumpBoxes even more convenient."
Users of Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 and the forthcoming Windows Server 2008 will have access to JumpBox's growing library of pre-built applications that provide a simple, safe and supported way to deploy Open Source server software. JumpBoxes are free to download and currently exist for: DokuWiki, Drupal, Joomla!, MediaWiki, PunBB, SugarCRM, Trac/Subversion, TWiki Wiki, vTiger CRM and Wordpress.
"Effective creation and deployment of pre-built applications and resources running in a Microsoft Virtual Server virtual machine are essential to our customers, so we're pleased that JumpBox is bringing new applications to Microsoft's virtualization platform," said Tony Bailey, senior product manager, Windows Server division, Microsoft Corporation.
About JumpBox Inc.
JumpBox was founded in 2006 with the goal of making the deployment and management of server software dramatically easier. The company's JumpBoxes are virtual appliances that make this goal a reality. JumpBoxes are simple to deploy, easy to manage and support a wide variety of virtualization platforms. JumpBox is based in Tempe, AZ. For more information, visit http://www.jumpbox.com or email info(at)jumpbox.com
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