LIFEKEEPER FOR LINUX ENSURES PRINT SERVER UPTIME.SteelEye Technology Inc., Mountain View, Calif., a provider of enterprise application reliability solutions, has introduced an extension of its LifeKeeper(R) Next Generation Enterprise Reliability(TM) platform to protect the uptime of Linux-based print servers. With the addition of the industry's first high availability Also called "RAS" (reliability, availability, serviceability) or "fault resilient," it refers to a multiprocessing system that can quickly recover from a failure. There may be a minute or two of downtime while one system switches over to another, but processing will continue. support for Linux print servers, SteelEye's LifeKeeper now provides enterprises with a cost-effective solution for ensuring continuous availability of business- critical office productivity applications across Linux and Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. platforms. Maximizing uptime of print services significantly improves the end-user productivity in high print volume environments.
Enterprise customers rely on print servers in print-intensive environments, such as front-office, order fulfillment Order fulfillment (in BE also: order fulfilment) is in the most general sense the complete process from point of sales inquiry to delivery of a product to the customer. Sometimes Order fulfillment , logistics and regulated industries. SteelEye's LifeKeeper for Linux monitors the status of print spoolers Software that manages sending jobs to the printer. When an application prints a document, the formatted output is stored on disk, and the print spooler feeds the print images to the printer in the background at slower printing speeds. and daemons as well as servers, network and data to ensure maximum uptime and utmost accessibility to print servers. With intelligent failover and multiple fault-detection mechanisms for detecting and recovering from hardware, component or application faults, SteelEye's LifeKeeper reliability platform for print services prevents downtime in the event of system, data or application failures.
"SteelEye's LifeKeeper provides our customers with the security they need to deploy reliable and cost-effective print server solutions in enterprise environments," said Boris Geller, VP of marketing at SteelEye. "Unavailable print services result in stalled business processes that result in dissatisfied customers and lost revenue, often amounting to millions of dollars per hour. The combination of LifeKeeper, Linux print services and Intel-based servers delivers maximum reliability and uptime that enable enterprise IT managers to lower total cost of ownership while providing a higher level of service."
Key features of the LifeKeeper enterprise reliability platform include an intuitive Java-based GUI (Graphical User Interface) A graphics-based user interface that incorporates movable windows, icons and a mouse. The ability to resize application windows and change style and size of fonts are the significant advantages of a GUI vs. a character-based interface. , flexible multi-node configurations, packaged support for a variety of applications, databases, server and networking platforms in Linux, Windows NT and Solaris environments. As a result, enterprises and eBusinesses alike can get the benefit of a higher return on their investment by eliminating the need for idle stand-by servers, significantly reducing staffing requirements and improving time-to-market of new application deployments.
The SteelEye LifeKeeper reliability platform for print servers is available now on Red Hat and Caldera caldera: see crater.
Large, bowl-shaped volcanic depression that forms when the top of a volcanic cone collapses into the space left after magma is ejected during a violent volcanic eruption. The term is Spanish for “caldron. distributions of Linux as well as on Windows NT. Contact SteelEye for information regarding availability on SuSE and other Linux distributions The external links in this article or section may require cleanup to comply with Wikipedia's content policies. . SteelEye's solution includes LifeKeeper, Print Services Application Recovery Kit, and premium 24x7 technical support for one year. Also included is a Software Development Kit (SDK (Software Developer's Kit) See developer's toolkit and Windows SDK.
SDK - Software Developers Kit (or "Software Development Kit"). ) that allows users to build Application Recovery Kits for custom applications. For more information, contact SteelEye at +1 877-319-0108, Option #1 or visit www.steeleye.com.
About SteelEye Technology, Inc.
SteelEye Technology, Inc. is the leading application reliability company providing the Next Generation Enterprise Reliability(TM) platform. SteelEye's flagship product A primary product of a company, which is typically why the company was founded and/or what made it well known. For example, MS-DOS, Windows and the Microsoft Office suite have been flagship products of Microsoft. CorelDRAW is a flagship product of Corel Corporation. , LifeKeeper(R), supports all major applications, data, servers and networks and has been installed in Linux, Windows NT and Solaris environments on thousands of enterprise servers at Fortune 1000 companies worldwide, including Chase Manhattan Bank The Chase Manhattan Bank, now part of JPMorgan Chase, was formed by the merger of the Chase National Bank and the Bank of the Manhattan Company in 1955. The bank is headquartered in New York City. and AT&T Corporation. The company is privately held and has received venture financing from Venrock Associates, Intel Corp. and Massey Burch Capital Corp. SteelEye is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif.
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