Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

BW: Clustering Solutions Available for Cobalt Server Appliances

Sep 22, 1999, 14:10 (0 Talkback[s])

"Cobalt Networks, Inc...announced the availability of clustering technologies from HolonTech Corp. and PolyServe for Cobalt server appliances. Combined with HolonTech and PolyServe products, Cobalt server appliances deliver the benefits of clustering - load management and high availability. HolonTech's switch-based HyperFlow 2(TM) and PolyServe's software-based Understudy solutions enable groups of Cobalt server appliances to act as one server -- providing increased performance, data reliability, and network scalability."

"Cobalt's unique positioning in the server appliance market enables HolonTech to deliver the benefits of our HyperFlow 2 solution in compelling new ways," said Mike Skelton, president and COO of HolonTech Corp. "Cobalt's Linux-based platform along with HolonTech's technology allows us to create sophisticated server appliance-based clustering solutions. HolonTech leverages Cobalt's scalability, easy-to-use web-based interface, and affordability to introduce a new era of performance and price in the clustering market."

"The Linux operating system and Cobalt's open architecture enable developers to easily integrate, deploy, and support their applications on Cobalt server appliances," said Mark Orr, vice president, business development, Cobalt Networks, Inc. "ISPs and businesses who require flexible, easy-to-manage Internet services and Web hosting solutions will find that Cobalt server appliances provide the core web publishing, email, and file transfer services, making it easy for applications developers to build their own solutions."

Complete Press Release