SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

May 19, 2008 08:30 ET

Marathon Technologies to Present at Citrix Synergy 2008 on Fault-Tolerant, High Availability for Server Virtualization

Session to Detail How Companies Can Transform Their Data Centers With Citrix XenServer

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2008) - Marathon Technologies Corporation, the only provider of fault-tolerant, high availability software for physical and virtual servers, today announced that Michael Bilancieri, its director of products, will be a featured speaker at the 2008 Citrix Synergy conference held on May 20-23 in Houston, Texas. Bilancieri will be co-speaking with Matthew Fairbanks, vice president of product marketing, Virtualization and Management Division for Citrix, in session #303, Transforming the Data Center with Citrix XenServer.

In Bilancieri's segment, he will be explaining how companies can now confidently virtualize business critical applications -- gaining the benefits of server virtualization across a much broader array of applications.

In addition, Marathon will be showcasing everRun VM, the world's first fault-tolerant, high availability software for server virtualization. Visitors to Marathon's booth #300 will see how everRun VM prevents outages and data loss in Citrix XenServer virtual infrastructures.

What:   Transforming the Data Center with Citrix XenServer, Session #303,
        Citrix Synergy 2008

Who:    Michael Bilancieri, director of products, Marathon Technologies

Where:  Booth # 300; George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las
        Americas, Houston, Texas

When:   Tuesday, May 20 at 3:30pm CT

About Marathon Technologies

With over 1800 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 uninterrupted availability, 100% data protection, and rapid recovery -- all through "one-click" operation. The company won a "Best of VMworld 2007 - New Technology" award for bringing fault tolerant availability to virtual servers. CIO.com recently named Marathon Technologies one of "10 Virtualization Vendors to Watch in 2008." The company was also recognized as a "2008 Computerworld Honors Program Laureate." For more information visit www.marathontechnologies.com.

About Citrix Synergy 2008

Born as a user conference more than 10 years ago, Citrix Synergy has been completely reconceived as the industry's premier event for application delivery. Citrix Synergy is where virtualization, networking and application delivery meet in a three-day mega-conference with a broad industry focus. Attendees get the benefit of four events with one registration: a traditional user conference with the latest on Citrix products; an application delivery expo of breakout tracks, products and solutions; an IT 2.0 business symposium exclusively for C-level professionals; and "Geek Speak Live" an un-conference where tech geeks, analysts and bloggers pick the topics and facilitate the sessions. Citrix Synergy will be at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, from May 20-23, 2008. More information is available at http://www.citrixsynergy.com

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) is the global leader and the most trusted name in application delivery infrastructure. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost. Citrix customers include 100% of the Fortune 100 companies and 99% of the Fortune Global 500, as well as hundreds of thousands of small businesses and prosumers. Citrix has approximately 7,680 channel and alliance partners in more than 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2007 was $1.4 billion.

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