SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

October 15, 2008 08:30 ET

Marathon Technologies to Speak on Better Disaster Recovery and High Availability Through Virtualization at 2008 NEDRIX Annual Conference

Company's CTO to Present How Midsize Companies Can Get Practical Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Using Server Virtualization

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - October 15, 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 presenter at the NorthEast Disaster Recovery Information X-Change 2008 Annual Conference held October 20-22 in Newport, Rhode Island. Melnick's presentation, Better Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery through Virtualization, will provide attendees with proven tips on how server virtualization technologies can be used for much simpler and more effective disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) for practical business continuity.

Attendees will learn how and why server virtualization done right can:

--  Make disaster recovery planning and execution much easier
--  Simplify the notoriously difficult process of high availability
--  Deliver high availability protection tailored for each application


Better Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery through Virtualization; NorthEast Disaster Recovery Information X-Change Annual Conference


Jerry Melnick, CTO, Marathon Technologies


Hyatt Regency Newport; One Goat Island, Newport, Rhode Island


Tuesday, October 21 at 10:00am EST

The NEDRIX annual conference features a variety of keynote speakers, valuable breakout sessions and workshops, panels led by industry experts, an educational and entertaining disaster simulation exercise, extensive vendor expo hall, and social and networking opportunities. With more than 600 active members, NEDRIX is a non-profit organization committed to the exchange of information among businesses related to disaster recovery and business resumption.

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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