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Forrester Research's Top Five Best Practices: Application Availability for Remote Locations

Live Webcast to Explain Affordable, Practical Strategies for High Availability in Branch Offices & Remote Locations

LITTLETON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/12/10 -- Meeting the availability needs of an IT infrastructure is a challenging task, but ensuring remote or branch office locations are also always up and running can be especially difficult when there is traditionally little or no IT staff. Forrester Research Senior Analyst and Availability Expert Stephanie Balaouras will provide her top five best practices for optimizing availability at remote and branch locations including classifying systems by criticality, developing tiers of service for availability and measuring availability from the end user perspective. Following Stephanie's presentation, Michael Bilancieri, sr. director of products at Marathon Technologies, will explain a simplified approach to maintaining continuous, automated availability in remote locations such as retail stores, banks, hotels and financial services firms.

Topic: Application Availability for Remote Locations

Date: Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 2:00pm EST/11:00am PST

Speakers: Stephanie Balaouras, principal analyst, Forrester Research and Michael Bilancieri, sr. director of products, Marathon Technologies

Sign up: Register online: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/860589977

High availability solutions for remote and branch offices (ROBOs) have been greatly restricted by a lack of support staff. Marathon's everRun® software is used today by hundreds of organizations in diverse industries to protect branch locations where high availability is essential, but local IT staff is not available. Its automated fault detection and embedded policy management continuously monitors systems, network and disk I/O to provide complete protection for remote locations. The webinar will provide an overview of everRun's benefits including a review of remote location case studies.

Stephanie Balaouras is a principal analyst and research director at Forrester Research where she primarily contributes to offerings for infrastructure & operations professionals. She is a leading expert in how companies build resilient infrastructures to support key business initiatives. During her three years with Forrester, Stephanie has been instrumental in the development of the firm's research and offerings in business continuity, disaster recovery, and information storage and protection. She has more than 10 years of experience with technology for information storage, information protection, and disaster recovery. Prior to joining Forrester, Stephanie was a senior analyst with Yankee Group, where she provided insight on technology trends to key system, storage, and information protection vendors and consultative advice on strategic and tactical initiatives.

Michael Bilancieri is an expert in disaster recovery and high availability technologies and best practices. He directs Marathon's multi-award winning everRun software product strategy. Michael has over 10 years' experience in high availability and disaster recovery software engineering, presales engineering, professional services, product management and product marketing with Marathon and DoubleTake Software.

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 two years, the company has been recognized with sixteen 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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