SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

June 17, 2008 08:30 ET

Marathon Technologies to Present on New Standard of High Availability for Server Virtualization at the Third International Virtualization Conference and Expo

Company's CTO to Address How to Reliably Prevent Outages and Data Loss in Virtual Environments -- Without Requiring Specialized IT Skills

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - June 17, 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, will be a featured speaker at the Third International Virtualization Conference and Expo hosted by SYS-CON Media, June 23-24 in New York City. Melnick's presentation, "Are Your Applications v-Available?" will discuss what IT professionals need to do to deploy reliable, automated high availability for virtual servers, and how this new approach can help them prevent outages and data loss -- instead of just planning for recovery.

Melnick's presentation will examine how and why deploying a new approach to high availability for virtual servers can help companies:

--  Bring virtualization's benefits to business critical applications
    
--  Protect applications not protected today -- simply and cost-
    effectively
    
--  Gain a better ROI from their investment in server virtualization
    

Attendees to the "Current Directions" track will also see presentations on the effective uses of virtualization today and tomorrow from Intel Corp., 3Leaf Systems, Novell and GigaSpace.

What:        "Are Your Applications v-Available?"
             Track: Current Directions, 3rd International Virtualization
             Conference and Expo

Who:         Jerry Melnick, CTO, Marathon Technologies

Where:       Roosevelt Hotel, 45 East 45th Street, New York City, NY

When:        Monday, June 23 at 5:35-6:20 pm ET

The 3rd International Virtualization Conference and Expo is the leading event covering the booming market of virtualization as it continues to be the cornerstone technology for enterprise IT. The two-day event will host CEOs, CTOs, senior architects, project managers and technology evangelists with networking and educational opportunities to hear from the industry's leading experts in featured presentations, breakout sessions and industry discussion panels.

About Marathon Technologies

With more than 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. In the past year the company has been awarded seven major industry accolades including the "Best of VMworld 2007 - New Technology" award for bringing fault-tolerant, high availability to virtual servers. CIO.com 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 www.marathontechnologies.com.

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