SOURCE: Themis

May 15, 2007 08:00 ET

Themis Names Cornerstone Systems, Inc. as a Reseller of Its Quorum Management Appliance

Cornerstone Systems, an IBM Premier Business Partner and Infrastructure Support Solutions Provider, to Sell Themis' Quorum Solutions Into IBM Systems Datacenters

FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 15, 2007 -- Themis, a leading provider of mission critical computing solutions, announced today that it has signed a reseller agreement with Cornerstone Systems, Inc. to sell Themis' Quorum™, a high availability and workload management appliance.

Themis, an IBM® Business Partner, is teaming up with Cornerstone Systems, a proven IBM solution provider recently recognized for its innovation. On April 1, 2007, Cornerstone Systems, Inc. announced that it was named winner of the "Best IBM System z and eServer zSeries™ Solution" award in the annual IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards competition, recognizing IBM Business Partners for their ingenuity, innovation, customer satisfaction and outstanding achievements in providing on demand business solutions. Themis selected Cornerstone because of their excellent reputation of providing reliable, innovative solutions and support.

Quorum is the industry's first policy-based high-availability appliance. Quorum brings real-time high-availability to user applications at a significantly lower cost than traditional high-availability solutions. Sub-second response times provide protection against software and hardware failures without entering the data path. Quorum is based on the CIM/WBEM open standard.

"The partnership is complementary, Themis' innovative high-availability resource management appliance, and Cornerstone Systems, Inc.'s superior services delivery," says Steve Acevedo, President, ESD, Cornerstone Systems, Inc. "It is a match that delivers availability, reliability, scalability and a good night's sleep for our customers."

Themis' Quorum appliance is also a dynamic workload manager that can automate the management of Service Level Agreements (SLAs), applications and hardware resources, in real-time, mission critical distributed systems. Quorum supports a wide variety of industry standard platforms including Sun® Solaris™, Linux®, AIX, and Microsoft® Windows®, as well as various network switches and SMI-compliant SANs and NAS devices.

"We are very pleased to have Cornerstone reselling our Quorum management appliances," stated William E. Kehret, president of Themis Computer. "Themis' Quorum is an innovative high-availability appliance that helps CIOs and IT managers drive down total cost of ownership for mission critical IT resources and infrastructure. We're very pleased to have such an innovative partner help us to sell Quorum into IBM IT markets," Mr. Kehret added.

About Cornerstone Systems

Founded in 1991, Cornerstone Systems has established itself as an IBM Premier Business Partner and leader in providing infrastructure support solutions. Cornerstone Systems, Inc. designs, implements, and supports technology with trade marked infrastructure solutions. Its professional staff is authorized and trained in the sale and support of all IBM eServer and storage product lines. Cornerstone Systems, Inc. offers the complete line of IBM software products including DB2 Information Management, Lotus, Rational, Tivoli and Web Sphere. Cornerstone also specializes in industry leading ISV products, assuring its customers a complete and flexible software solution. Services offerings include 24 x 365 client hotline, assigned project managers, and technical staffing backup solutions. From migrations, installations and implementations, to product maintenance, financing and education, Cornerstone has a vast network of information, tools, and most importantly, people, to deliver its customers proven, cost effective services.

About Themis Computer

Themis is a leading provider of hardware and software solutions for mission critical applications in aerospace, data/telecom, military, and commercial markets. Themis provides open standards-based computing platforms that support Sun® Solaris™, Linux®, and Microsoft® Windows® operating environments. Themis' products incorporate features designed to ensure high reliability and availability while reducing the risks of failure caused by extreme environments. An ISO 9001 certified company, Themis Computer practices Total Quality Management (TQM) in all areas of its business, from engineering and manufacturing to customer service. Themis Computer is headquartered in Fremont, California and offers worldwide service and support. For more information please visit or email:

Themis, the Themis logo and Quorum are trademarks or registered trademarks of Themis Computer. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective companies.

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