About Surgient

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Surgient is the market leader in self-service virtualization automation and lab management. The company’s flagship, award-winning product, the Surgient Virtual Automation Platform™, is a powerful, flexible and mature solution that optimizes IT’s ability to support critical business initiatives, effectively manage diverse virtual resources and eliminate physical server and VM sprawl. Using the Surgient Virtual Automation Platform™, world-class companies including IBM, Merck, Raymond James, HP, Halliburton, EMC, CA, Iron Mountain, Target, GE, SAP, Microsoft, Siemens, Intuit and others are accelerating their growth and profitability by automating virtual infrastructure in support of their business initiatives.

Recognizing the benefits of virtualization in the early 2000s, Surgient was the visionary behind Virtual Lab Management beginning in 2003 and introduced some of the first virtualization applications to the market – applications for software QA/Test, training, sales and marketing that are still in use today by major ISVs and global corporations. Surgient partners with leading solution providers to offer Policy-Driven Self-Service™ virtual computing environments to Global 2000 enterprises.

Surgient Technology Leadership

Surgient’s technology leadership is a direct result of its deep understanding of solving complex IT challenges for some of the world’s largest companies. As a result, the company has unsurpassed domain-specific experience and solutions for complex data center automation, virtualization, and enterprise-wide IT issues.

Surgient maintains state of the art computing infrastructure with technology provided by Sun, NetApp, Cisco, HP, Dell, Microsoft and VMware in a Tier 1 hosting facility in Austin, TX. Surgient has delivered more than 1,000,000 virtual machines to clients running all types of applications from desktop point solutions to multi-tier enterprise class business critical software solutions. Our hosted self-service model enables training, sales, marketing and IT staff to leverage the power of virtualization on an accelerated timeline, enabling in quarter positive ROI in many cases.

Surgient Management Leadership

Surgient is led by software-industry veterans that have helped grow leading organizations such Oracle, Tivoli, Pervasive, Red Hat, SAS, Vignette and Motive as well as start-ups such as Datis, Akopia, Simba and Wallop.

Surgient Investors

Surgient is backed by top-tier venture firms including Goldman Sachs, Austin Ventures, Crosslink Capital, BlueStream Ventures, Seaport Capital, SternHill Partners, MFI Capital (Tom Meredith, former CFO, Dell), and others.