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What Steps Can Customers Put In Place To Avoid Downtime?


Protecting vital components within the system using a failover software like SIOS LifeKeeper can help avoid downtime. Choosing a clustering product that is application aware will also make sure that failovers are reliable, giving customers the opportunity to maintain best practice. Ian Allton, Solutions Architect at SIOS Technology, explains why if customers do want to run clustering software that they would benefit from having a high availability (HA) specialist such as SIOS Technology to help advise and support on the best configuration. The company prides itself in staying close with the software vendors ensuring that they test all the features, and that failover is going to work when it needs to. Allton discusses in this video what customers can do to avoid costly downtime.

Guest: Ian Allton (LinkedIn)
Company: SIOS Technology Corp. (Twitter)
Show: To The Point
Keywords: High Availability Cluster Software, HA Cluster

About Ian Allton: Ian Allton, Solutions Architect at SIOS Technology Corp., has more than 20 years of experience in helping enterprise IT teams implement high availability and disaster protection strategies to protection their mission-critical Linux applications from downtime. Before joining SIOS, Ian worked for Hitachi where he served as principal Technical Consultant in the America’s File and Content Global Services Practice and as Master Pre-Sales Technical Consultant.

About SIOS Technology: SIOS Technology Corp. high availability and disaster recovery solutions ensure availability and eliminate data loss for critical Windows and Linux applications operating across physical, virtual, cloud, and hybrid cloud environments. SIOS clustering software is essential for any IT infrastructure with applications requiring a high degree of resiliency, ensuring uptime without sacrificing performance or data – protecting businesses from local failures and regional outages, planned and unplanned. Founded in 1999, SIOS Technology Corp. ( is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices worldwide.

The summary of the show is written by Emily Nicholls.

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