SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

Marathon Technologies

September 28, 2011 09:00 ET

Marathon to Advance High Availability and Fault Tolerant Solutions Across Citrix Platforms

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 28, 2011) - Marathon Technologies, the leading provider and innovator of application availability solutions, is working to advance high availability and fault tolerant solutions across Citrix technology platforms. Citrix Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of virtual computing solutions that help people work and play from anywhere on any device.

Marathon is building on their long-time relationship with Citrix to broaden their offerings of market-leading high-availability and fault tolerant solutions to meet customers' increasingly stringent mission-critical requirements. These systems currently are deployed by thousands of customers world-wide across a wide variety of market segments and applications. This current effort is the culmination of many years of the two companies working together to integrate Marathon's everRun™ technology with Citrix Xen®-based solutions.

"Today as a certified Citrix Ready partner, we work closely with Citrix to ensure compatibility across platforms and to harden XenServer for high reliability, fault tolerant solutions," said Jerry Melnick, CTO of Marathon Technologies. "We also are working on joint customer activities with Citrix XenDesktop to provide industry-leading high availability solutions for XenDesktop deployments. We are delighted to expand our association with Citrix as we accelerate Marathon's growth and technology reach."

"We are very pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with Marathon," said Andy Cohen, Vice President of Strategic Development and Investment for Citrix Systems. "We look forward to working with their high availability solutions to add incremental value to our XenServer and XenDesktop customers."

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. For more information on ensuring non-stop business operations, please visit us at

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