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Marathon Technologies Brings Fault-Tolerant Software to Server Virtualization
Marathon Technologies and Ingram Micro Partnership Complements Virtualization Offering for Citrix Resellers
Oct. 15, 2008 08:45 AM
Marathon Technologies announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro. Under terms of the agreement, Ingram Micro will offer Marathon's everRun high availability and disaster recovery software to its resellers in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Included in the distribution agreement is Marathon's everRun VM, the fault-tolerant, high availability software for server virtualization that is integrated with Citrix XenServer. Citrix XenServer is a dynamic virtualization software platform that virtualizes application workloads across any number of servers in the datacenter as a flexible aggregated pool of computing resources. The combination of Citrix XenServer virtualization hypervisor with the proven automated availability of Marathon's everRun software, enables more organizations to deploy virtualization across a much broader array of applications.
"Marathon Technologies is successfully addressing a significant painpoint for our resellers customers -- high availability for both their physical and virtual environments," said Jodi Honore, vice president, vendor management at Ingram Micro. "The seamless integration of Citrix XenServer and everRun VM provide our resellers with a range of availability options that deliver the best performance and value. Teaming with Marathon gives our resellers a software solution that will enable their customers to prevent business disruptions instead of merely planning for recovery after a failure occurs."
Marathon's everRun software is for IT professionals who want to prevent outages and data loss in their physical and virtual infrastructures. everRun provides fault-tolerant, high availability for Citrix XenServer and Windows Server to deliver uninterrupted availability, 100 percent data protection, and rapid recovery through a "one-click" operation. Unlike bolt-on failover, cluster, or data replication products that place the burden on the IT professional, everRun software is completely automated. It makes high availability and disaster recovery easy to manage and cost effective for both midsize companies and enterprises.
"As the world's largest technology distributor, Ingram Micro provides us industry leading channel marketing and logistics," said Michael Oleksinski, vice president, americas channel development for Marathon Technologies. "We look forward to working closely with Ingram Micro to expand our reseller network throughout North America."