SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

Marathon Technologies

December 02, 2009 08:30 ET

everRun Software Named Gold Medal Winner in High Availability Category for 2009 Editors' Best Awards by Windows IT Pro Magazine

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - Marathon Technologies, the award-winning provider of fault-tolerant, high availability software for physical and virtual servers, today announced that everRun VM was named a gold medal winner in the "2009 Editor's Best Awards" in the Best High Availability/Disaster Recovery category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro magazine. Marathon's everRun software has earned sixteen industry awards in the last two years for providing reliable high availability protection that eliminates the hidden costs associated with traditional high availability software.

"Marathon Technologies' everRun VM is a snap to deploy, is easy to use, and is loaded with features. If you need to protect your virtual infrastructure from an unforeseen mistake or mishap, everRun VM is a great choice," said Jeff James, editor in chief, Windows IT Pro.

"The 2009 Editors' Best Awards are an accumulation of our editors', contributors' and authors' subject matter expertise, in service of identifying the year's most significant products in the market," said Michele Crockett, editorial strategy director. "We believe that our editorial experts' annual tradition of selecting winners based on a product's strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages and its value to the customer is particularly significant to the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities this year, as we call out exceptional products in a highly competitive market."

"Our Editors' Best Awards allow us to take advantage of our contributing editors' in-the-trenches expertise in the Windows and SQL Server markets to provide well-earned recognition to products that exceed industry standards. We're proud to now share this invaluable insight with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities. Our winners should be extremely proud of this honor of recognition from our editorial experts."

everRun Eliminates the Hidden Costs of High Availability Software

everRun software eliminates the complexities and maintenance costs of traditional high availability and data protection products to deliver more reliable, affordable application availability. everRun has been proven in the most demanding availability environments such as stock exchanges, television networks, and pharmaceutical manufacturing plants. Businesses of all sizes can run critical applications such as Microsoft Dynamics, SQL Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server or mission critical specialized applications without worries of outages or data loss.

Windows IT Pro is the leading and largest independent voice in Windows IT, with more than 2.5 million visits per month, and consists of a multitude of print and online channels. In addition to the flagship Windows IT Pro magazine, the Windows IT community includes SQL Server Magazine, Office SharePoint Pro, and Windows Dev Pro. Other online channels include blogs, forums, podcasts, RSS feeds, webinars, virtual events, white papers, newsletters, classes and more. IT professionals get objective, "direct from the trenches" information about Microsoft's latest Windows-based solutions and gain essential insight for keeping business-critical Microsoft applications up and running. For more information, visit www.windowsitpro.com or www.sqlmag.com.

Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the United States, serving more than 6 million business professionals every month. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 websites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information about the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.

About Marathon Technologies

With more than 2500 global customers, Marathon is the world's first provider of fault-tolerant, automated, high availability and disaster recovery software for physical and virtual servers. Marathon everRun® software prevents outages and data loss -- without IT intervention or specialized IT skills. Organizations using everRun achieve continuous availability, 100% data protection, and rapid disaster recovery -- all through automated "click-to-protect" operation. In the past 18 months, the company has been recognized with more than a dozen major industry awards including Best of VMworld 2007 - New Technology, SearchServerVirtualization 2008 Products of the Year, CIO.com "10 Virtualization Vendors to Watch in 2009." The company was also recognized as a 2008 Computerworld Honors Program Laureate, a winner in eWEEK's Eighth Annual Excellence Awards Program and finalist for 2009 Citrix Ready Solution of the Year. For more information visit www.marathontechnologies.com

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