Busch Consulting’s new software offering protects critical IT operations against failure

Honolulu, HI., 15 January 2011 – Busch Consulting, a computer services consultancy serving the IT needs of the Honolulu and Hawaiian Island communities, announced today the addition of software and services expressly designed to protect clients’ most important applications against downtime and data loss. BUSCH CONSULTING is now a channel partner of Stratus Technologies, a global leader of hardware, software and services that ensure the highest levels of uptime to critical applications.

“Reliable computer operations is critical to the success of nearly every small and medium businesses today, but typically difficult and costly to achieve” said Matthias Busch, President of Busch Consulting. “Guaranteeing 99.999% network uptime, complete with an enterprise-level disaster recovery solution, all for a price that’s affordable to small and medium-sized businesses is unheard of today. The ability to provide that will fundamentally change the way small and medium sized businesses deploy and manage their technology. BUSCH CONSULTING is proud to be the only firm in and Honolulu and Hawaiian Islands markets capable of delivering this revolutionary technology to its clients.”

Stratus offers software and hardware approaches to availability, both with extensive built-in technology for service and system management to protect against downtime – planned and unplanned – and data loss. The Stratus Avance software now offered by BUSCH CONSULTING provides simple, affordable high availability to ordinary Intel-based servers. The Stratus ftServer system is a single server that delivers the industry’s highest levels of uptime. Both Avance and ftServer products support Windows and Linux applications, as well as virtualization technology.

“BUSCH CONSULTING has developed an excellent reputation for technical knowledge and quality of service, and we are pleased to be affiliated with the team,” said Eric Dougherty, Stratus vice president, channel sales. “BUSCH CONSULTING’s clients can now have essentially the same availability technology developed over three decades that many of the world’s largest financial institutions and manufacturing companies use to protect their critical systems from downtime. We expect this will be a very successful partnership for both companies.”

About BUSCH CONSULTING Busch Consulting proactively manages, monitors & supports technology for Clients throughout the state of Hawaii. Busch consulting is a one stop shop for small and medium size business that want to get the most out of their technology investments without managing and supporting the technology. BCI also supports internal departments with expertise in the areas of Security, High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Microsoft implementations. For more information please visit www.buschconsulting.com .

About Stratus Technologies Stratus Technologies delivers uptime for the applications its customers depend on most for their success. With its ultra-reliable servers, software and services, Stratus helps to save lives and to protect the business and reputations of companies, institutions, and governments the world over. To learn more about worry-free computing, visit www.stratus.com .