SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

Marathon Technologies

August 19, 2010 08:03 ET

Marathon Technologies Helps Businesses Uncover IT Downtime Risks & Costs

Live Webinar Provides Action Plan for Businesses to Minimize Downtime

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - August 19, 2010) -  Assessing the risks and impact of IT downtime can be an overwhelming task, and many companies don't know exactly where to start. It's important to develop an effective approach to assessing the business impact of downtime, as discovering the consequences after an outage can be costly. Marathon Technologies will present a live webinar to help companies evaluate the risks and costs associated with downtime and protect their valuable applications and data by planning ahead. The webcast, How to Cut Risks and Costs with a Downtime Analysis and Action Plan, will be followed by a Q&A session with Marathon's application availability experts.

Topic: How to Cut Risks and Costs with a Downtime Analysis and Action Plan

Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 11:00am EDT (8:00am PDT, 4:00pm GMT)

Speaker: Beth Shea, vice president, services and support at Marathon Technologies
 Rob Ciampa, vice president, marketing at Marathon Technologies 

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Businesses can rest assured that a risk assessment process doesn't have to be complex to be effective. Marathon's 45-minute webinar will outline simple and clear-cut steps that can be taken today to uncover risks and put measures in place to minimize the impact of downtime, including:

  • Evaluating specific risks for planned and unplanned downtime
  • Classifying systems by criticality and developing tiers of service availability
  • Developing an action plan to better align IT resources with the availability needs of the business to cut risks and costs

About Marathon Technologies

Marathon keeps applications running for over 3,000 companies in more than 30 countries. From email to electronic records, factory floors to trading floors, 911 call centers to emergency rooms, our everRun® application availability software proactively prevents application downtime. As experts in application availability, we've applied what we've learned from working with the world's leading companies and application providers to deliver innovative software and services that prevent downtime, eliminate data loss, and reduce operational costs. For more information on ensuring non-stop business operations, please visit us at

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