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SteelEye Teams with Novell
SteelEye Technology, a provider of award-winning data protection and application availability solutions for Linux and Windows, announced today that it has become a Gold member of Novell PartnerNet for Technology Partners.

"Novell congratulates SteelEye on becoming a Gold Technology Partner," said Justin Steinman, director of marketing for Linux and Open Platform Solutions at Novell. "SteelEye is a key player in high availability solutions, and we are pleased to be partnering with them to bring LifeKeeper support to SUSE Linux Enterprise customers."

The partnership grants SteelEye access to technical information and resources needed to enable its suite of high availability clustering, data replication and disaster recovery solutions for future SUSE Linux Enterprise offerings. SteelEye also acknowledges its commitment to provide support for future SUSE Linux Enterprise-based environments within its LifeKeeper Protection Suite for Linux.

This alliance is a powerful combination, said Bonni-Jo Salazar, Vice President of Strategic Alliances for SteelEye. SteelEye has a long history of support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with a significant number of deployments throughout the world. We are pleased to formalize this support through our Novell partnership.

About SteelEye LifeKeeper for Linux

LifeKeeper for Linux supports the building of active/active and active/standby clusters for application high availability configurations of up to 32 nodes using x86, ia64, EM64T and Opteron-based servers from Dell, HP, IBM and others or using virtual machines built using VMware Infrastructure or Xen. LifeKeeper supports both shared nothing configurations using data replication and shared storage configurations which can be built using direct-attached shared SCSI, Fibre Channel SANs or Network Attached Storage devices. LifeKeeper clusters may be deployed either within a Local Area Network or across a WAN for disaster recovery. The ability to cluster together physical and virtual servers provides powerful flexibility in the configurations that can be built.

LifeKeeper for Linux delivers out-of-the-box application protection for Oracle, SAP, MySQL, Apache, Sendmail, Rational ClearCase, Websphere MQ, NFS, SAMBA and others. Through the use of LifeKeeper Extender, any application can be easily protected by LifeKeeper.

Published Wednesday, August 08, 2007 7:00 AM by David Marshall
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