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Press Releases

December 13, 2016
Three Quarters of IT Applications Cannot Tolerate a Typical Unplanned Downtime Incident, According to New Research from Stratus Technologies
IT Decision Makers Looking to Fault Tolerant Solutions to Avoid Millions of Dollars in Losses Due to Unplanned Downtime

November 7, 2016
Stratus Joins Rockwell at 25th Annual Automation Fair in Atlanta
Visit Stratus at booth #1463 to learn how Stratus is supporting the modernization of automation

November 4, 2016
Stratus Technologies Acquires Regal Maintenance Solutions

October 13, 2016
76% of North American Public Safety Agencies Will Have Implemented Next-Generation 9-1-1 Technologies by 2017
Fourth Annual Public Safety Survey Reveals Progress and Opportunity for North American Emergency Call Centers

September 27, 2016
Robin Dennell to Deliver Keynote Address about the Need for Continuous Availability of Business Critical Applications at Routeco LIVE 2016
Availability Consultant Robin Dennell, of Stratus Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of continuous availability solutions, will be delivering two keynote addresses as part of Routeco LIVE. Hosted by UK industrial control and automation product distributors Routeco Ltd, Routeco LIVE will consist of a Northern Event at AJ Bell Stadium in Manchester on October the 4th 2016, and a Southern Event at MK Dons Stadium in Milton Keynes on October 6th 2016.

June 21, 2016
Stratus Extends Leadership in Building Management and Security with Always-On Infrastructure for Smart Buildings
New end-to-end software solution from Stratus delivers the most reliable foundation to consolidate and monitor building management and security environments

April 21, 2016
Stratus Appoints Christina Clohecy as Chief Financial Officer
Seasoned Technology Industry Finance Executive Joins Leading Availability Provider

April 1, 2016
Stratus and 24/7 Uptime demonstrate ‘always-on’ solutions at Data Centre World
Stratus Technologies, Inc. the leading provider of availability solutions, has announced that it will be joining 24/7 Uptime Ltd., to offer live demonstrations of its virtualised fault-tolerant platform and software solutions at a central London exhibition on the 12th and 13th of April 2016.

February 9, 2016
24/7 Uptime Ltd. and Stratus To Live Demo At Data Summit South
Protection of Leading DCIM, Building Automation and Security Systems to be showcased at Data Summit South by Stratus Technologies

Stratus In the News

December 20, 2016
Understanding the Cost of Unplanned Downtime
This Automation World article discusses recent survey findings from Stratus and ESG and shares insights into the cost of unplanned downtime, emphasizing how important it is for companies to track it and educate decision makers about its impact in order to truly understand the steps necessary to eliminate it.

December 7, 2016
Q&A – Jason Andersen, Vice President – Business Line Management, Stratus Technologies
Jason Andersen, vice president of business line management at Stratus shares his expertise in a Q&A article for Smart Buildings Magazine about how Stratus helps guide companies in the smart building industry to a future with more sustainable, efficient and safer buildings by ensuring infrastructure has “Always On” availability through products like everRun®.

November 30, 2016
Stratus Looks to Take on Industrial Automation
THE US$200 billion industrial automation sector, especially in the Asian-Pacific region, is beginning to upgrade and modernise, creating opportunities for companies to propose new solutions that are more open and non-proprietary.

October 18, 2016
Security System Availability: Managing Risk
Robert Otto, Stratus’ director of product management, shares his insights into how building security companies can manage risk as they migrate to the IIoT, highlighting the importance of understanding availability – such as knowing how much is “good enough” and the best way to achieve that level of availability.

October 17, 2016
76% Of North American Public Safety Agencies Will Have Implemented Next-Generation 9-1-1 Technologies in 2017 According to New Research by Stratus Technologies
This article discusses Stratus’ recent PSAP survey analyzing the viewpoints of public safety professionals, giving a picture of trends regarding concerns about downtime and disaster preparedness. It includes key findings, such as the importance PSAPs place on preventing unplanned downtime, next generation 9-1-1, where the industry stands with cloud & virtualization, and the year over year improvement of overall disaster preparedness & recovery.

October 13, 2016
Merging OT And IT Systems To Achieve The Promise Of IIoT
John Fryer, Stratus’ senior director of product management & marketing, shares his insight into differences that drive operational technology (OT) and business technology (IT) apart and why it is important for the two to work together, including his four “best practices” for merging the two infrastructures to successfully implement the IIoT.

September 8, 2016
Smart Buildings Demand Uninterrupted Availability of Critical Systems
Jason Andersen, Stratus’ Vice President of Business Line Management writes in Construction Executive about the importance of maintaining high availability of critical systems in smart building automation, emphasizing the trend towards reliance on digital systems and virtualization to keep buildings safe, secure, comfortable and energy efficient.

August 1, 2016
Bridging the IIoT gap: How Technology and Operations can Work Together
John Fryer, Stratus’ senior director of product marketing, shares tips with Oil & Gas Monitor on how oil and gas companies need to bridge the technological and cultural divide that often separates their information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) teams so that they can better navigate the path to the Industrial IoT.

July 6, 2016
Rethinking Legacy Automation on the Path to the IIoT
John Fryer, Stratus’ senior director of product management & marketing for platform line of business, shares tips with Manufacturing Business Technology on how manufacturers need to rethink automation as they look to navigate the path to the Industrial IoT.

June 23, 2016
Smart Buildings Magazine: Stratus Always-On Infrastructure is Extended
John Hatcher at Smart Buildings Magazine discusses Stratus’ commitment to an Always-On Infrastructure for Smart Buildings.

June 16, 2016
What Today’s Industrial Operator Needs to Know about Adopting IIoT
In this article on IoT Evolution World, John Fryer discusses the main issues, challeges, and misconceptions facing industrial operators when it comes to the industrial internet of things (IIoT).

June 6, 2016
Overcoming the 3 Key Barriers to Industrial IoT
This article, by John Fryer, in EnterpriseTech details the top 3 things slowing adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in industrial automation, along with strategies for overcoming them.

April 13, 2016
The Need for an Always-On Infrastructure – Automation World
With so many technologies and trends converging to create the industrial automation space of the future, it seems that more companies are popping up daily—not only to take advantage of the hype surrounding the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), but also to help figure out how to deal with all the complexity.

Stratus Technologies aims to ensure data integrity that’s needed for successful IIoT implementation, and also tackle the complex relationship between IT and OT. The Stratus Always-On Infrastructure for IIoT combines the company’s ftServer technology with VMware vSphere 6.0, plus application monitoring and OPC integration.

February 2, 2016
Three Guidelines to Ensure IoT Availability at Industrial Scale
With today’s highly developed sensors and big data analytics capabilities, manufacturers, oil and gas companies, and many others are optimizing their operations and transforming the traditional industrial process. Learn how to overcome the key issues and how to successfully implement IIoT at industrial scale.

January 20, 2016
Checklist for an always-on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Panel Building and Systems Integration
The effective implementation of the IIoT relies on designers, developers and engineers focusing in 3 key areas. Andy Bailey explains on pages 10-11.

January 18, 2016
Always-On Video Surveillance and Access Control Systems
Ron Alalouff, Contributing Editor at SourceSecurity.com discusses how Stratus’ everRun solution prevents downtime and data loss for critical building security applications.