2013 Fall Newsletter

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Executive Vice President’s Letter
Welcome to our Fall 2013 edition of the Gravic Shadowbase Products Group Newsletter. We moved our offices to larger new state-of-the-art headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania, west of Philadelphia. We are very busy on the sales front, with a number of recent key customer wins and are working on several promising trials/POC.

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Shadowbase Product Management
We take a thorough and objective look at your business continuity plans, asking if they are adequate and will they work, or do you just hope they will? Consider moving to one of the other higher level availability architectures, since your current plan may be providing you with a false sense of security, and will not work properly when called upon.

Picture of world with golden rainbows connecting the different continentsShadowbase Marketing Highlights
Gravic was honored to win the Gold Stevie Award in the category for New Product or Service of the Year – Software – International Data Protection Solution at the 11th Annual American Business Awards. We attended and presented at many recent events, including: the INNIG Meeting in the Netherlands, the CTUG Fall Conference, the EBUG User’s Forum, HP Discover, and several other regional meetings.

Nonstop Advanced Technical Boot Camp logo November 3-5, 2013Visit Gravic at Upcoming Connect NonStop Advanced T.B.C.
Please stop by Gravic Booth #21 at the NonStop Advanced Technical Boot Camp on November 3-5 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, CA. We hope that you will join us for our two-hour pre-conference seminar Recent Advances in High and Continuous Availability Architectures for NonStop Systems or at our other two sessions on business continuity, and leveraging data replication technologies.

Stock photo of "BANK" inscription on stone buildingTwo New Shadowbase Case Studies
Please read our two recently published and well-received case studies, regarding a major bank, and a major retailer, Shadowbase ZDM Achieves Zero Downtime Migration for Large Bank Datacenter and Two Merged Retailers Integrate HP NonStop SQL and Oracle RAC.

Stock photo of abstract binary numbersShadowbase Development Highlights
Read about the latest new technical features and capabilities in the upcoming Release 5.010 for NonStop Shadowbase and Release 5.002 for Shadowbase for Open Systems (SBOS). Both releases are scheduled for General Availability (GA) in the fourth quarter.

Photo of Bill G. HolensteinShadowbase Support Tips
Learn about the Shadowbase Log Server, a new set of functionality that is available with the new Shadowbase releases. Examples of the different messaging available with Log Server are shown and explained.

Gravic LabsGravic Labs U.S. Patent
Gravic Labs was awarded an important patent for Shadowbase replication solutions: “Mixed mode synchronous and asynchronous replication system.

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