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Partnership with Marathon Technologies Ensures Highest Level of Availability for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on Any Desktop or Handheld Browser

Transpara Corporation today announced a partnership with Marathon Technologies, which enables users in the process manufacturing and utility industries to eliminate downtime and ensure 24/7, real-time access to business-critical operational data. The only mobile, composite Key Performance Indicator (KPI) software available, Visual KPI delivers on-demand operations data to any handheld or desktop browser: SmartPhones, PDAs and Blackberry devices. The combined offering of Visual KPI and Marathon’s everRunTM ensures decision-makers throughout the organization can access KPI data that is reliable, actionable and available.

“Transpara has hit on an important trend in the manufacturing sector – aggregating data from multiple sources and delivering it through mobile devices. In order to truly leverage enterprise mobility, 24/7 access to data is a necessity,” said Gary Phillips, president and CEO of Marathon Technologies. “With everRun, we offer significant value to the end user, providing a proven, cost-effective answer for automated availability, reliability and data protection.”

Visual KPI enables users to easily create and customize composite KPIs and scorecards without any additional programming, using data from any combination of existing systems, including OSIsoft’s PI System, SQL Server, Oracle, OLE DB and Web Services. KPIs and scorecards can then be published for instant use by anyone in the organization or supply chain, from plant floor managers and technicians in the field to executives.

“Marathon Technologies’ unique approach to Microsoft Windows availability makes it a seamless and easy choice to enable continuous uptime for Visual KPI,” said Michael Saucier, CEO of Transpara. “With everRun, Visual KPI runs unchanged on commodity-priced hardware, allowing customers to benefit from fault tolerant-class availability at a fraction of the price of alternative hardware-based solutions. With Marathon, customers never miss a beat and always have key metrics at their fingertips.”

About Marathon Technologies
Marathon Technologies Corporation is driving the convergence of availability and virtualization technologies through its v-Available™ initiative. Marathon is the only company to deliver a complete range of automated, fault tolerant-class availability and disaster recovery software solutions for all essential Windows applications. The company’s everRun™ product family protects businesses by ensuring continuity of operations in virtual and physical environments. Marathon is a privately held, venture-backed corporation based in Littleton, Massachusetts, USA, with offices worldwide. For more information please visit

About Transpara Corporation
Transpara ( delivers operations intelligence software that provides mobile professionals in the process and utility industries with real-time asset and operating data on any web browser, whether on hand-held devices or the desktop. Transpara’s Visual KPI ensures that responsible parties throughout the organization and supply chain, from plant floor managers to executives, have on-demand access to business-sensitive information, enabling stakeholders to create and distribute Key Performance Indicators in order to monitor their entire asset base. With Transpara, customers reduce operating costs and lower business risk by promoting corporate transparency and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements such as Six Sigma, Title V and Sarbanes-Oxley. Transpara is headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif.

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Transpara is a registered trademark of Transpara Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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