LONDON - 17 February 2005 - DataSynapse, Inc., the fastest-growing provider of grid computing solutions for the virtual enterprise, today announced at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in New York that it has achieved Novell's YES Certification for its GridServerÂ® infrastructure software. Successfully completing stringent YES Certification requirements, DataSynapse's GridServer will provide users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with guaranteed compatibility and interoperability, ensuring around the clock server uptime and a powerful grid computing infrastructure that can quickly respond to changing business requirements on demand.
DataSynapse GridServer software virtualises application data components and business logic and distributes them over a shared system infrastructure, creating a standards-based, utility computing capability that delivers substantially higher service levels for radically lower cost. DataSynapse are working with leading organisations in the financial services, government and energy sectors. Its Gridserver software enables these organisations to realise the benefits of an application architecture that scales without increased overhead or complexity.
"We are proud to add DataSynapse to our global family of customers and partners," said Hal Bennett, vice president of global alliances at Novell. "Our partnership with DataSynapse adds momentum to our efforts to accelerate a standards-based, utility computing environment that can immediately respond to changing business requirements."
The Novell YES Certification and strategic partnership illustrates DataSynapse's ongoing commitment to provide the marketplace with a self-managed, self-healing operating environment that addresses the challenges of managing distributed application environments regardless of server type or operating system. With the YES Certification, DataSynapse customers have the confidence to deploy Linux-based solutions for mission-critical functions while realising the performance advantages of an agile and responsive IT infrastructure able to solve application processing problems in real-time for improved productivity, system optimisation and business gain.
"DataSynapse enables the broadest set of enterprise applications to run on a shared computing infrastructure," said Rick Moran, senior vice president business development of DataSynapse. "With GridServer, enterprises that deploy Linux-based desktop and server environments, including products from Novell, can make better use of their existing hardware and IT assets, moving to a low-cost commodity computing model that provides greater system availability and uptime and the faster delivery of value to the business."