Stratus Wins Processing Breakthrough Products Award for Innovative Edge Computing Platform

Award recognizes Stratus’ ztC Edge™️ for its ability to reduce unplanned downtime and ensure business-critical applications in industrial environments

MAYNARD, Mass. — December 4, 2018 — Stratus Technologies, a global leader in continuous availability solutions for mission-critical applications, today announced it has won a Processing Magazine Breakthrough Products Award for ztC Edge™, the company’s zero-touch, fully virtualized and self-protecting computing platform.

Processing Magazine serves professionals who are focused on the development, management, maintenance and improvement of industrial processing operations to maximize product quality, output and profitability. The publication’s annual Processing Breakthrough Products Awards honor innovative technology solutions that made significant contributions to the process industries within the past year.

“The manufacturers recognized this year developed novel solutions that help end users effectively manage tough processing environments, meet stringent safety and cybersecurity needs, solve installation and maintenance issues, reduce unplanned downtime, and drive overall profitability. Processing recognizes Stratus Technologies’ ztC Edge for its self-protecting and self-monitoring features that help reduce unplanned downtime and ensure availability of business-critical industrial applications,” said Amy W. Richardson, Processing editor in chief.

Designed specifically for industrial edge environments, Stratus’ ztC Edge significantly reduces the IT burden when it comes to virtualized computing at the edge. The product’s built-in remote management, paired with its self-protecting and self-monitoring features, reduces unplanned downtime and ensures the availability of industrial companies’ business critical applications. With ztC Edge, Stratus provides a versatile industrial platform for running these applications quickly and reliably outside of the data center in environments such as the manufacturing plant floor.

“We are honored to be recognized with this award by the members of Processing Magazine, who truly understand the need for solutions that minimize downtime in industrial edge environments,” said Jason Dietrich, chief revenue officer for Stratus. “This acknowledgment further validates the criticality of our ztC Edge for organizations who need to ensure efficiency with minimal downtime. Designed with these environments in mind, we make sure that companies can stay focused on operations while continuing to grow with edge computing.”

For more information on Stratus’ ztC Edge, visit or watch a brief video on the product here.

About Stratus Technologies

Stratus takes the complexity out of keeping business critical applications running 24/7. Stratus’ technologies proactively prevent instances of unplanned downtime both in the data center and at the edge, and our services ensure any issues are addressed before customers need to. Global Fortune 500 companies and small medium sized businesses in a wide range of industries across the globe have been relying on Stratus for operationally simple, continuous availability for more than 35 years. For more information, please visit or follow on Twitter @StratusAlwaysOn.

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