Key Showcasing First-Ever Fault Tolerant Solution for Virtual Environment at VM World

New fault tolerance solution enables organizations to protect critical virtual workloads for the first time, supporting server virtualization

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See fault tolerance software running in virtual environment
Demonstrating everRun for XenEnterprise fault tolerant machines
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Booth number 309

VMworld 2007; San Francisco, CA – September 11, 2007 – Key Information Systems, a leading technology firm in the western United States, will exhibit Marathon Technologies’ fault tolerant everRun™ for XenEnterprise™ at the VMworld 2007 conference in San Francisco. This new technology will enable the first true convergence of virtualization and availability in a single software solution. These solutions run on the IBM xSeries and IBM BladeCenter servers.

Key will present Marathon Technologies’ new fault tolerant solutions in their booth # 309 at the VMworld 2007 conference at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, September 11 through 13. Members of Key’s technical staff will be on hand to discuss the benefits of Marathon’s fault tolerant solutions and to answer any questions about implementing fault tolerance in a virtualized environment.

As an integrator, Key architects integrated solutions for its clients leveraging its relationships as an IBM Premier Business Partner, Microsoft Business Partner and AVNET Business Partner as well as other relationships with Marathon Technologies, Azaeos, Brocade and other leading ISVs.

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Pete Elliot, Director of Marketing at Key, said “Our clients will be anxious to see how they can step up to the stronger availability that is delivered through fault tolerance on their servers running under virtualization.”

In the New Innovators section of the conference, Area 1301, attendees will see a technology showcase that demonstrates how the integration of everRun and XenEnterprise software leap-frogs today’s high availability offerings for virtual environments, by providing fault tolerant-class availability solutions that are simple, comprehensive and cost-effective.

For more information about the new Marathon fault tolerance solutions for servers with virtualization, contact Pete Elliot, Director of Marketing, Key Information Systems, Inc., toll-free at 877-442-3249, direct at 818-737-2804, or via email at

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 integrates solutions including Brocade, Novell, Marathon Technologies, VMware.  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,

About Marathon Technologies
Marathon Technologies Corporation is driving the convergence of availability and virtualization technologies through its v-Available™ initiative.  Marathon is the only company to deliver a complete range of automated, fault tolerant-class availability and disaster recovery software solutions for all essential Windows applications.  The company’s everRun™ product family protects businesses by ensuring continuity of operations in virtual and physical environments.  Marathon is a privately held, venture-backed corporation based in Littleton, Massachusetts, USA, with offices worldwide.  For more information please visit, call 978-489-1100 or 888-682-1142.

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