Key Information Systems Webinar to Present Affordable Availability and Fault Tolerance for Windows Applications

Woodland Hills, CA – February 13, 2007 – Key Information Systems, a leading technology firm in the western United States, will host a highly informative webinar entitled “Affordable Availability and Fault Tolerance for Windows Applications.” The one-hour webinar is scheduled for Tues., Feb. 27, at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) and will be presented by Michael Bilancieri, Director of Products for Marathon Technologies.

Webinar attendees will learn how to ensure continuous operations during planned downtime and unplanned failures with minimal interruption in service and no loss of application data. Case studies will include large and small enterprises using everRun from Marathon Technologies to maximize ROI and uptime. The everRun product family delivers a completely automatic path to application availability, liberating busy IT professionals from unnecessary complexity. It provides a simpler, more reliable availability solution than the most widely used option in the marketplace today – clustering – by using embedded intelligent policy management to resolve faults and failures.

Topics to be covered will include:
Clarifying differences and conflicting definitions of Fault Tolerance, High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
The true cost of downtime
How server consolidation, compliance and email criticality fit in
Why traditional technologies fail to meet requirements for availability

The webinar is intended for the following audience:
CIOs, IT directors, and managers of Wintel, xSeries and blade environments
Anyone needing fault tolerance for their mission-critical Windows applications
Anyone needing increased availability of their email application
Anyone consolidating servers onto Windows
Anyone desiring reliability, simplicity and affordability

To register for this no-cost webinar, click here.

For more information on the Key Information Systems webinar series or the company’s products and services, contact Pete Elliot, Director of Marketing, Key Information Systems, 27100 Oxnard St., Suite 250, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, USA, email or call 818-737-2804.

About Marathon Technologies
Marathon Technologies is a privately held, venture-backed corporation based in Littleton, MA with offices worldwide. Founded in 1993, Marathon is the fastest-growing company in today’s application availability market. Its everRun product family represents a dramatic breakthrough in application availability, moving the market past high availability and continuous availability solutions to “Infinite Availability.” Based on the company’s patented virtualization technology, everRun provides completely automated application availability for Windows platforms in process manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, broadcast media, public safety, and any business that depends on its applications being always available. The turnkey everRun software embraces off-the-shelf servers and all Windows and business process applications. Marathon Technologies also offers comprehensive consulting, training and technical support services. For more information, contact Marathon Technologies, 295 Foster St., Littleton, MA 01460, 888-682-1142,,

About Key Information Systems, Inc.
Key Information Systems is a leading technology firm in the western United States, specializing in solutions for corporate infrastructure, business continuity and storage. Key is an IBM Premier Business Partner, AVNET Premier Business Partner and Microsoft Certified Partner. The company also represents brands such as Brocade, Novell, VMware and Marathon Technologies. Key’s high-availability, fault-tolerant solutions are backed by a complete range of professional services including critical assessment, financing, systems integration, installation, training and maintenance. With one of the most knowledgeable and best trained teams in the industry, the company has been listed as one of Inc. magazine’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in Los Angeles and has received Leadership, Beacon and Fast Track Awards from IBM as well as a Top Partner Award from AVNET. Corporate headquarters are in Woodland Hills, CA, with additional offices in San Francisco, Newport Beach and Phoenix, AZ. An IBM-authorized Business Partner Innovation Center is maintained at the Woodland Hills location. For more information, contact Key Information Systems, 27100 Oxnard St., Suite 250, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, 877-442-3249,,