Stratus Technologies, Inc.
111 Powdermill Road
Maynard, MA 01754-3409
U. S. A.
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Ed Marshall Ken Donoghue
Beaupre & Co. Public Relations Stratus Technologies
Stratus Avance update supports more hardware, eases
installation, adds ‘demo’ tool for channel partners
High availability software offers simple, cost-effective uptime and
virtualization for small, mid-sized business
MAYNARD, Mass., Dec. 21, 2010 – Stratus Technologies has released a new revision of
Avance high-availability software that increases the total number of server platforms supported to
40 and makes Avance easier to use for small and medium-sized businesses. Demonstration
features in the updated revision also help Stratus4Uptime channel partners more effectively
demonstrate Avance capabilities to prospective customers.
As the industry’s most affordable and reliable solution for keeping critical applications running,
Stratus Avance software satisfies the demanding computing and budgetary requirements of the
small-to-medium business (SMB) market. It quickly and automatically creates a high-availability
computing platform from general-purpose x86 servers to deliver 99.99 percent uptime, or less
than one hour of downtime per year.
New features in this latest Avance software release include:
A “fault insertion” tool in the management console, making it easy to remotely
demonstrate Avance’s comprehensive fault management capabilities ;
Simplified installation and virtual machine creation processes;
Enhanced SMTP support of e-Alerts
Software certification for HP’s seventh-generation DL360-G7, DL380-G7 and ML350-
Software certification for Dell’s R310 and R510 servers, and the Dell PERC H200
Storage Controller (non-RAID only);
Software certification for Intel servers SR2600URLXR, SR1625URR,
“Competitiveness in business today depends on agility and staying abreast of rivals large and
small,” said Roy Sanford, chief marketing officer for Stratus Technologies. “Stratus Avance
software gives small and mid-sized companies an affordable way to greatly improve uptime and
agility for their critical applications with no penalty from increased complexity. This update helps
ensure they can run Avance on the platform that best fits their need.”
About Stratus Technologies
Stratus delivers uptime for the applications its customers depend on most for their success. With
its ultra-reliable servers, software and services, Stratus products help to save lives and to protect
the business and reputations of companies, institutions, and governments the world over. To learn
more about worry-free computing, visit www.stratus.com.
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