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Reduce the cost of your Java infrastructure by more than 50% using jSleep from Waratek

Release memory from your Java applications when they are not in use

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GARTNER SYMPOSIUM/ITxpo -- Imagine if, when your data center applications weren't in use, they could go to sleep, just like your laptop does when you're not using it.  Just think how much money you could save on your infrastructure.

Well with jSleep you can.  Announced today at Gartner Symposium ITXpo, is a revolutionary new development from Waratek, specialists in Java virtualization.  jSleep allows applications to go into 'sleep mode' when not in use, freeing up memory resource that can be automatically assigned to other applications.  When an application is required, it immediately calls upon the resources it needs and is available for live usage.

"jSleep applied to the JVM is an intriguing new take on turning off resources when they aren't being used," said John Abbott, Distinguished Analyst at 451 Research. "It's a concept that was never widely taken up when applied at the system level to servers. The exact benefit would depend on how heavily the application portfolio is being used, but clients in the financial community tell us it's not uncommon for up to 70% of applications on a system to be idle at any one time."

"jSleep works in your data center, in the same way as closing the lid on your laptop," says John Matthew Holt, founder and CTO, Waratek.  "Your users will see no degradation of performance but you will be able to make better use of your resources by sharing them across your applications." 

Waratek were recently voted Top Global Innovator by the SWIFT member community and senior innovation executives of global financial institutions, as the most promising Innovator likely to shape the development of the financial sector.

Waratek can be found at booth 118 in Atlantic Hall at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2013, Orlando, Florida

About Waratek

Waratek specialise in Java Virtualization with their patented technology providing dramatic cost savings in the running of Java infrastructure.

The team's extensive and revolutionary research has led to game-changing technology, which increases application density whilst bringing the benefits of Cloud delivery to core code.

Waratek have been voted top Global Innovator by SWIFT Innotribe, based on their importance to the future of the Financial Services Industry, named Cool Vendor in Application and Integration Platforms[1] by Gartner and mentored by the world's leading banks in the Fintech Innovation Lab, London.

Waratek is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in London, New York, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Taipei and Seoul.  Backed by 50 international investors, the largest is Mangrove Capital Partners, a leading VC and the biggest investor in Skype.

For further information please visit www.waratek.com.

[1] Cool Vendors in Application and Integration Platforms, 2013 dated 16 April 2013.  Authors: Benoit J. Lheureux, W. Roy Schulte, Yefim V. Natis,, Massimo Pezzini, Michele Cantara and Ben Huang
 
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