SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

Marathon Technologies

August 18, 2010 08:28 ET

Marathon Technologies Selected by IBM Japan for Fault Tolerant Computing

Marathon's everRun 2G Software Provides Application Availability for Windows Server Environments With Taikoban Configuration

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2010) -  Marathon Technologies today announced that its everRun 2G™ software has been selected to IBM Japan Ltd 's list of preferred solutions for Taikoban Reference Configuration. everRun 2G, which is distributed in Japan by Sumisho Computer Systems Corporation (SCS), is now recommended as a preferred fault tolerant (FT) solution for IBM's System x servers. The Taikoban configuration enables SCS and Marathon to provide a solution that supports both fault tolerant computing and environmentally responsible performance by taking advantage of the electric power saving, cooling efficiency and scalability of IBM's System x server. In addition, IBM Japan is now an official reseller of Marathon Technologies' everRun 2G software.

"We're honored that everRun has been added to IBM Japan's Taikoban reference configuration of fault-tolerant Windows-based computing systems," said Jim Welch, president and chief executive officer, Marathon Technologies. "Working with our esteemed partner, Sumisho Computer Systems, we achieved Taikoban, which makes our everRun application availability software a key component of scalable, fault-tolerant, environmentally friendly solutions offered by IBM Japan and its business partners."

everRun 2G is the most comprehensive application availability software for Windows Server environments. everRun 2G works with any Windows application (32 or 64-bit) without modification or scripting. It supports single or multiple workloads, and provides full storage, networks, systems and data protection. With the Taikoban configuration of everRun 2G now available through IBM Japan and its network of resellers, organizations can now extend "always on" computing to more applications, locations and users.

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 www.marathontechnologies.com.

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