Vancouver, BC, September 1st, 2009 —Faronics is proud to be an official Supporting Partner of the WorldSkills Calgary 2009 Competition kicking off today in Calgary, Alberta. Faronics is supplying over $35,000 worth of Deep Freeze licenses to protect the competition computing environments. Faronics is also pleased to team up with their preferred channel partner EPIC Information Solutions, who is exhibiting at the week long event. As a Platinum Sponsor of the WorldSkills Calgary 2009 Competition, EPIC is deploying an extensive information technology system.
The 40th WorldSkills competition is showcasing over 900 international competitors who are competing in 45
skill categories during four days of intense competition in Stampede Park in Calgary. Hailed as the pinnacle of global skills, trades, and technology competition, this biennial event promotes excellence and international competency industry standards.
Faronics Deep Freeze is assisting IT personnel in managing and securing the competition computers by ensuring that any changes made during a user session—regardless of whether they are accidental or malicious—are never permanent. Deep Freeze’s patented technology guarantees 100% workstation availability and eliminates unwanted system changes between user sessions.
Faronics will demonstrate the strength of their award winning solution by offering $1,000 to anyone who can “break” Deep Freeze. The EPIC booth (# 2014) will host the Deep Freeze $1,000 Challenge inviting attendees to permanently change a setting or file on the workstation protected by Deep Freeze.
With a well-established record of helping businesses manage, simplify, and secure their IT infrastructure, Faronics makes it possible to do more with less by maximizing the value of existing technology. Our solutions deliver total workstation reliability, complete system control and non-disruptive computer energy management. Incorporated in 1996, Faronics has offices in the USA, Canada, and the UK, as well as a global network of channel partners. Our solutions are deployed in over 150 countries worldwide, and are helping more than 30,000 customers.
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Kelly Batke, Communications Specialist