SOURCE: Marathon Technologies

Marathon Technologies

June 17, 2009 08:30 ET

Marathon Technologies Wins Best of Show Award at Interop Tokyo for Bringing Fault-Tolerant, High Availability to Server Virtualization

everRun VM Recognized With Grand Prize Award in Server and Storage Category -- 15th Industry Award for Automated High Availability Software in Virtual Environments

LITTLETON, MA and KAWASAKI, JAPAN--(Marketwire - June 17, 2009) - Marathon Technologies announced today that its everRun VM software was named a "Best of Show" winner at Interop Tokyo. everRun VM was selected by a jury of influential IT professionals after a rigorous examination. The judges awarded everRun VM the Grand Prize Award Winner in the Server and Storage Solution category primarily for three reasons:

--  The recognition of the importance of fault-tolerant, high availability
    in virtual environments
--  everRun VM's unique ability to meet customers' needs
--  A combination of functionality that exceeded anything else reviewed by
    the judges
    

The total number of entries for the Interop Tokyo show awards exceeded 300 products and services. In the Server and Storage Solution category, Marathon was selected over four other finalists including Stratus Technologies and Isilon Systems.

A new version of everRun VM with the Lockstep Option was generally available in early May. This new software is designed to benefit customers in the following ways:

--  Organizations can run their most essential business critical -- and
    now mission critical applications -- on virtual servers
--  Organizations can optimize their availability investment for their
    virtualized environment by selecting proper availability level for each
    application
--  With everRun VM and Citrix® XenServer™, virtualization and
    availability can be deployed for a lot less money and managed with
    considerably less IT resources
--  With everRun VM and Citrix Essentials™ for XenServer, midmarket
    companies have a robust, reliable virtualization platform alternative
    

About Marathon Technologies

With more than 2500 global customers, Marathon is the world's first provider of fault-tolerant, automated, high availability and disaster recovery software for physical and virtual servers. Marathon everRun® software prevents outages and data loss -- without IT intervention or specialized IT skills. Organizations using everRun achieve continuous availability, 100% data protection, and rapid disaster recovery -- all through automated "click-to-protect" operation. In the past 18 months, the company has been recognized with more than a dozen major industry awards including "Best of VMworld 2007 - New Technology," "SearchServerVirtualization 2008 Products of the Year," CIO.com "10 Virtualization Vendors to Watch in 2009." The company was also recognized as a 2008 Computerworld Honors Program Laureate, a winner in eWEEK's Eighth Annual Excellence Awards Program and finalist for 2009 Citrix Ready Solution of the Year. For more information visit www.marathontechnologies.com

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