SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

Marathon Technologies

November 17, 2010 08:30 ET

Marathon Technologies and Forrester Research Highlight Best Practices for Creating an Always-On Enterprise Through Continuous Application Availability

Webcast Demonstrates Why IT Service Continuity Management Should Replace the High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) Conversation

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2010) - Organizations are increasingly demanding continuous availability of critical business applications because unplanned application downtime can have a negative impact on a company's financial health, productivity, relationships and reputation. Keeping critical business applications running at all times requires establishing the right policies and processes and implementing enabling technologies.

In Beyond Disaster Recovery: Achieving "Always-On" Application Availability, a webinar presented by Marathon Technologies, the leading provider and innovator of application availability solutions, Forrester Research Analyst Rachel Dines will discuss strategies and requirements for creating an "always-on" organization. The free webcast will include a Q&A period with Dines and application availability experts from Marathon Technologies.

Date:   Thursday, November 18, at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT/4:00 pm GMT
Speakers:   Rachel Dines, analyst, Forrester Research
    Rob Ciampa, vice president of marketing, Marathon Technologies

Attendees will learn:

  • The true cost of unplanned application downtime
  • Why IT must shift the conversation from HA and DR to IT Service Continuity and how to do it
  • How to define meaningful application availability service level agreements (SLA)
  • How to establish service availability tiers that eliminate ad hoc HA/DR approaches and needless IT expenditures
  • How to evaluate and select application availability solutions

Rachel Dines serves infrastructure & operations professionals for Forrester Research. Her research focuses on IT continuity and disaster recovery services and technologies, next-generation high availability and backup, and data center strategies. In addition, Rachel examines infrastructure and operations metrics and organizational structures.

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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