SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

July 10, 2007 08:30 ET

Marathon Technologies on GSA Schedule Through Partnership With Four Points Technology

Federal IT Customers Now Have Immediate Access to Continuity of Operations (COOP) Infrastructure Availability Software

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - Marathon Technologies Corporation, the leading provider of automated, fault tolerant-class availability solutions for virtual and physical environments, today announced its placement on the GSA (US General Services Administration) schedule through a partnership with Four Points Technology, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing integrated products and services to federal government agencies. Under the terms of the agreement, Four Points will offer Marathon's line of Continuity of Operations (COOP) infrastructure availability software through its GSA 70 Schedule contract GS-35F-0553P, US Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) and its US Department of Agriculture (USDA) BPA.

The partnership with Four Points will allow Marathon to utilize Four Points' experience in servicing local and federal agencies. As part of Four Points' GSA contract, Marathon will be able to further penetrate the federal market, reaching agencies that are looking for fault tolerant class availability for system availability and true continuity of operations.

"We are very pleased to be working with Marathon Technologies and are excited to have them as part of our GSA Schedule," said David Gilchrist, Chief Executive Officer, Four Points Technology. "Marathon's everRun line of fault tolerant availability products are meeting a broad range of COOP availability demands for government agencies."

About Four Points Technology

Four Points Technology is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business company (SDVOSB) dedicated to providing IT products and Services to the Federal government. Four Points Technology offers solutions that support a wide variety of business initiatives specifically suited for Government organizations. Four Points Technology is committed to providing timely delivery and implementation of all solutions with exceptional customer service and support. Going the extra mile for our customers is a standard order of business for Four Points Technology. For more information, visit www.4points.com.

About Marathon Technologies

Marathon Technologies Corporation is driving the convergence of availability and virtualization technologies through its v-Available™ initiative. Marathon is the only company to deliver a complete range of automated, fault tolerant-class availability and disaster recovery software solutions for all essential Windows applications. The company's everRun™ product family protects businesses by ensuring continuity of operations in virtual and physical environments. Marathon is a privately held, venture-backed corporation based in Littleton, Massachusetts, USA, with offices worldwide. For more information please visit www.marathontechnologies.com, call 978-489-1100 or 888-682-1142.