Stratavia Awarded Two Patents for Innovative Data Center Automation Technology

Patented Technology Enables Enterprises to Reduce Cost and Complexities in the Data Center via Automation of IT Industry Best Practices

September 21, 2009

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DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stratavia, the leading independent provider of data center automation and cloud enablement software, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent Nos. 7,571,225 and 7,529,827 to the company for its innovative Data Palette??? platform. Data Palette, Stratavia's award-winning automation solution, is deployed by the world's most complex and demanding enterprises, helping them drive down the costs of their IT operations by automating administrative tasks throughout the server, database, application and cloud delivery layers.

"The award of these patents validates Stratavia's position as the industry leader and pioneer of automation technology used in today's enterprise data centers," said Thor Culverhouse, President and CEO of Stratavia. "Our customers demand this class of innovative intellectual property as they deploy and manage the servers, databases and applications that drive their cloud computing infrastructures. We look forward to the new revenue generating licensing opportunities that are now available to us, as well as future patent awards."

These two new patents are related to Stratavia's automation of Standard Operating Procedures, (also commonly referred to as "Run Books" or "Process Workflows") a fundamental requirement of any enterprise class data center automation solution. For example, database administration tasks such as refreshes, migrations and patching are labor intensive and highly error-prone. With Data Palette, organizations are able to confidently automate these processes according to standardized operations, such as corporate policies or vendor best practices, via "out of the box" content. Stratavia, recognized as the industry leader in database and application automation, not only supports all of the major database platform vendors, but also provides applications for servers, hypervisors, and packaged applications, as well as integrations with leading systems management solutions.

Data Palette, which has been acknowledged by leading industry analysts as a unique and innovative solution for the enterprise, provides a highly intuitive web-based user interface which significantly reduces the time, effort and cost involved with managing a complex, heterogeneous data center. Additionally, Stratavia's Data Center Automation Applications are a key component of the Stratavia product suite, and include packaged solutions for Provisioning, Maintenance, Incident Management and Cloud Enablement.

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About Stratavia
Stratavia is the leading independent provider of intelligent Data Center Automation and Cloud Enablement solutions. Stratavia's patented, award-winning automation platform, Data Palette, enables enterprises to automate administrative tasks for their entire application stack, including servers, databases, and middleware and applications, allowing customers to achieve reduced data center operating costs, improved service quality and optimum security and compliance posture. Founded in 2001, Stratavia is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and is privately held and venture funded. For more information go to 

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