SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2016) - SIOS Technology Corp. (, the industry's leading provider of software products that help IT ensure the performance, efficiency, and high availability protection of business critical applications, today announced it will cohost a live webinar with HOSTING, the leading provider of managed cloud services across the 'Unified Cloud,' on high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) strategies that cut SQL licensing costs and eliminate the need for a SAN-based cluster.

Titled, "3 Cost-Saving Strategies for SQL Deployments That You Didn't Know About," this webinar will be held on Thursday, March 10 at 3:00 PM EST. Featured speakers will include Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP David Bermingham and HOSTING's Director of Professional Services Michael McCracken.

To register, please visit here.

Join this webinar to hear Bermingham and McCracken examine the TCO of high availability and disaster recovery protection for SQL Server deployments with surprising results. Attendees will learn how to:

  • Save thousands of dollars by reducing SQL Server licensing costs and eliminating SAN hardware costs while delivering complete HA and DR protection
  • Create a failover cluster using SQL Server standard edition instead of enterprise edition
  • Build a Windows cluster in a cloud without the need for shared storage

About the Speakers
David Bermingham is recognized within the technology community as a high availability expert and has been honored by his peers by being elected to be a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP. David's work as director, Technical Evangelist at SIOS Technology Corp., has him focused on helping enterprise customers provide high availability and disaster recovery protection for their business critical applications as well as providing hands on support, training and professional services for cluster implementations. David hold numerous technical certifications and draws from more than twenty years of experience IT, including work in the finance, healthcare and education fields, to help organizations design solutions to meet their high availability and disaster recovery needs. David has recently begun speaking on deploying highly available SQL Servers in the Azure Cloud and deploying Azure Hybrid Cloud for disaster recovery.

Mike McCracken is senior director of Professional Services at HOSTING. In addition to managing the HOSTING team of cloud solution consultants, Mike spends much of his time advising clients to leverage different cloud technologies to gain business advantages.

HOSTING delivers secure and compliant managed services on the industry's leading cloud platforms to empower enterprises to increase revenue, reduce costs and manage risk. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, HOSTING owns and operates six data centers under an ITIL-based control environment validated for compliance against HIPAA, PCI DSS and SOC (formerly SAS 70) frameworks. For more information, please visit

About SIOS Technology Corp.
SIOS Technology Corp. makes software products that provide the insights and guidance IT managers need to manage and protect business critical applications in large, complex data centers. SIOS iQ is a machine learning analytics software that helps IT managers optimize performance, efficiency, reliability, and capacity utilization in virtualized environments. SIOS SAN and SANLess software is an essential part of any cluster solution that provides the flexibility to build Clusters Your Way to protect your choice of Windows or Linux environment in any configuration (or combination) of physical, virtual and cloud (public, private, and hybrid) without sacrificing performance or availability. Founded in 1999, SIOS Technology Corp. ( is headquartered in San Mateo, California, and has offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom and Japan.

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Beth Winkowski
Winkowski Public Relations, LLC for SIOS