SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

October 20, 2008 08:30 ET

Marathon Technologies and Citrix Systems Host Webinar to Showcase Benefits of Virtualizing Microsoft Exchange Servers

Presentation Highlights Benchmark Tests That Demonstrate Why Citrix XenServer 5 and everRun VM Is an Ideal Platform for Exchange High Availability, Flexibility and Scalability

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2008) - Marathon Technologies, the only provider of fault-tolerant, high availability software for physical and virtual servers, today announced that Jerry Melnick, its chief technology officer and Matt Fairbanks, vice president of product marketing for Citrix Virtualization and Management Division, will present the webinar, "Virtualizing Exchange - The Cold, Hard Numbers on Why Citrix XenServer™ and everRun® VM is the Best Platform." The November 11 presentation will examine why the latest server virtualization technology makes keeping users continuously connected to Microsoft® Exchange Servers easier and more effective. It will also include the benchmark numbers that validate the Citrix XenServer and everRun VM performance advantage for Exchange availability and scalability.

In this live webinar, attendees will learn:

    -- The benefits of virtualizing Microsoft Exchange, including why the
       new architecture of Exchange 2007 is designed more effectively for
       virtual environments

    -- Real world benchmark data for Exchange Server sizing and growth
       planning that demonstrates the exceptional scalability and
       recoverability of Citrix XenServer 5 and everRun VM

    -- How Marathon's multi-award-winning everRun VM software works with
       XenServer 5 to provide the only solution available today that
       delivers selectable availability and fault-tolerant protection for
       Exchange Server running in virtual machines

What:    Virtualizing Exchange - The Cold, Hard Numbers on Why Citrix
         XenServer & everRun VM is the Best Platform

Who:     Jerry Melnick, chief technology officer, Marathon Technologies
         Matt Fairbanks, vice president, product marketing, Citrix
         Virtualization and Management Division

Where:   Register online at

When:    Tuesday, November 11 at 8:30 am PDT, 11:30 am EDT, 4:30 pm GMT

About Marathon Technologies

With more than 2000 global customers, Marathon is the world's first and only provider of fault-tolerant, automated, high availability and disaster recovery software for physical and virtual servers. Marathon's everRun® software prevents outages and data loss -- without IT intervention. Organizations using everRun achieve continuous availability, 100% data protection, and rapid disaster recovery -- all through "one-click" operation. In the past year, the company has been awarded ten major industry accolades including the "Best of VMworld 2007 - New Technology" award for bringing fault-tolerant, high availability to virtual servers. named Marathon Technologies one of "10 Virtualization Vendors to Watch in 2008." The company was also recognized as a 2008 Computerworld Honors Program Laureate and named a winner in eWEEK's Eighth Annual Excellence Awards Program. For more information visit

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