ClearViewIP Ltd., an industry leading Intellectual Property consultancy, has completed the first phase of capturing and filing patents to protect VirtenSys™ Ltd. industry breakthrough PCI Express based I/O Virtualization technology. As a part of VirtenSys’ technology strategy, the company chose to partner with ClearViewIP to assist in protecting their innovative technology and build a defensible IP portfolio to underpin their Business Strategy.
“We are keen to develop and protect our valuable technology, without compromising our focus on getting industry leading products to market,” said Marek Piekarski, CTO of VirtenSys. “ClearViewIP were able to assist us by providing critical knowledge and expertise in the specialised IP arena, allowing our highly skilled engineering team to deliver on our product commitments.”
Like any high tech startup heading into the Enterprise market place, VirtenSys recognise the value in protecting their innovations, and at the same time, leveraging existing technologies and standards as appropriate. ClearViewIP’s knowledge of the market space and low level technology expertise complimented by an in-depth capability in Invention Discovery and Capture facilitated the delivery of a solid IP strategy.
“We are pleased to collaborate with VirtenSys and assist in building their IP position” said Jon Calvert, Managing Director of ClearViewIP. “With so much innovation in progress, help is often needed to capture all the ideas and select those with the greatest business value to move into the IP protection process. VirtenSys has a clear handle on the value of a solid IP strategy, and we were delighted to assist them in realising this.”
VirtenSys develops industry leading and patented PCI Express based I/O virtualization technologies for servers and storage platforms. VirtenSys’ solutions revolutionize how I/O infrastructure is deployed and used in the data centers and deliver dramatic improvements in I/O utilization, cost, performance, power consumption, and manageability. The full capabilities of the VirtenSys I/O Virtualization (IOV) products can be utilized without disruption to existing servers and networks in the data center, protecting previous investments made by customers and suppliers.
VirtenSys was founded in December 2005 by leading technologists with years of experience in high-performance switching, networking and systems design. The company has assembled a top-notch team of industry veterans drawn from Adaptec, Brocade, Fujitsu, HP, ICL and Intel. The VirtenSys team is further strengthened with financial backing from several premier technology venture capital firms. The company maintains headquarters and design centers in the United Kingdom and the West Coast of the U.S.A. to provide direct local access to its customers. For more information about the company, visit