SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

March 10, 2008 13:27 ET

Marathon Technologies to Speak on the New Standard for Virtual Server Availability at the Data Protection Summit 2008

Company's CTO to Present the Latest Best Practices for Implementing High Availability in Virtual Server Environments

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2008) - Marathon Technologies Corporation, 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 2nd Annual Data Protection Summit held March 11 - 13 in Irvine, CA. Melnick's presentation, The Next Standard for Virtual Server Availability, will discuss how IT professionals can now:

-- Confidently run business critical applications in virtual machines

-- Protect a range of applications running in virtual machines that are not protected today

-- Integrate high availability and disaster recovery across the organization - even in facilities that don't have local IT staff

Date: March 11, 2008

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. PDT

Location: Data Protection Summit

Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport

18800 MacArthur Blvd

Irvine, California 92612

The 2nd annual Data Protection Summit is designed to provide attendees with practical information on the current state of data protection. The Summit will include half-day tutorials on data security, compliance, mobile security, and legal issues and privacy; presentations on security, privacy, and data protection; and keynotes and panel discussions by industry luminaries. For more information about the conference, please visit: http://www.dataprotectionsummit.com

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." For more information visit www.marathontechnologies.com.

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