Stratus Shows Availability-Critical Appliances for the Cloud at VMworld

August 26, 2009

MAYNARD, Mass., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ — Stratus Technologies will be demonstrating cloud and virtual appliance solutions that support critical functions within these infrastructures at VMworld, the company announced today. Showcasing the just-announced line of Stratus((R)) ftServer((R)) systems and latest version of Stratus((R)) Avance(TM) high-availability software with built-in virtualization, these availability appliances will include:

  • Microsoft SharePoint services
  • Microsoft System Center management software
  • VMware vCenter management software

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“The cloud supports on-demand services for large numbers of users, and its ability to do this rests with the availability of operations-critical infrastructure management software,” said Denny Lane, Stratus director of product management. “These purpose-built appliances use Stratus hardware, software and services to deliver the availability and performance so essential to critical cloud operations.”

Stratus will be assisted in its VMworld booth (#1526) by Microsoft to demonstrate the cloud appliances, as well as Microsoft SQL Server on Stratus ftServer systems. VMware will be on hand, as well, to show VMware vSphere virtualization software on Stratus fault tolerant servers.

The company’s newest Nehalem-based ftServer line was announced yesterday. Avance 1.6 software was launched two weeks earlier on Aug. 10. Both products provide best-in-class availability in support of business-critical and mission-critical business processing.

About Stratus Technologies

Stratus Technologies focuses exclusively on helping its customers keep critical business operations online without interruption. Business continuity requires resiliency and superior availability throughout the IT infrastructure, including virtual environments. Stratus delivers a range of solutions that includes software-based high availability, fault-tolerant servers, availability consulting and assessment, and remote systems management services. Based on its 29 years of expertise in product and services technology for total availability, Stratus is a trusted solutions provider to customers in manufacturing, health care, financial services, public safety, transportation & logistics, and other industries. For more information, visit www.stratus.com.

(C) 2009 Stratus Technologies Bermuda Ltd. All rights reserved.

Stratus and ftServer are registered trademarks of Stratus Technologies Bermuda Ltd. The Stratus Technologies logo and Avance are trademarks of Stratus Technologies Bermuda Ltd. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.


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