Cartika Adopts Ksplice Uptrack 'Rebootless' Technology as Value Added Service for All Cartika Linux Hosting Customers

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New capability gives customers unprecedented security and availability, with rebootless and automatic Linux kernel updates, at no extra charge. How does your provider protect you from root level Operating System exploits? Cartika servers, powered by KSplice, are automatically patched and updated against all new exploits - all without a reboot.

Cartika Inc - KSplice across all Linux offerings

Ksplice Uptrack provides Cartika customers with automatic and rebootless Linux kernel updates. Cartika is able to protect our entire fleet of customer Linux servers - all automatic, and without even the requirement for a reboot

Cartika Inc., a leading provider of Web hosting services, announced it has adopted Ksplice Uptrack's "rebootless" and automated Linux update technology, bringing its customers a new class of best-of-breed dedicated and virtual server offerings.

Starting this month, Ksplice Uptrack will be included with every one of Cartika's dedicated and virtual servers at no additional cost. "Adopting Ksplice was an easy decision," said Andrew Rouchotas, CEO of Cartika. "We're able to save on the high costs of updating, patching and keeping servers secure, while our customers are getting top-notch security without compromising uptime," he said.

"Ksplice Uptrack revolutionizes server availability and security," said Waseem Daher, Ksplice's chief operating officer. "We're thrilled to support Cartika's dedication to its Linux hosting customers." Ksplice's technology allows IT administrators to keep Linux servers up-to-date and secure without the disruption and downtime of rebooting.

In 2009, major Linux vendors asked their customers to install a kernel update more than once per month. Before Uptrack, each occasion required an administrator to schedule downtime to apply the update. Until a system can be updated, it remains vulnerable to security flaws. By seamlessly and automatically installing kernel updates, Uptrack dramatically reduces the overhead of system administration, dramatically boosting uptime and security.

About Ksplice: Ksplice is an enterprise software company making
reboots a thing of the past. Organizations use Ksplice Uptrack, the
company’s first product, to make their Linux systems more secure,
reliable and maintainable through seamless updates. Ksplice was
founded in 2008, based on research from the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. In 2009, the Wall Street Journal named Ksplice the most
innovative security company of the year. Ksplice is based in
Cambridge, Mass. For more information, please visit
http://www.ksplice.com.

About Cartika Hosting: Cartika is a business grade hosting and infrastructure provider. Specializing in hosting various applications, on diversified platforms and infrastructure. Cartika offers services ranging from Clustered Shared Hosting, to VPS servers, VPS Farms, Cloud Servers, Private Clouds, Dedicated Servers and IaaS solutions. Founded in May of 2000, Cartika Inc has established themselves as a leader in Managed Hosting solutions for companies of all sizes. An extensive portfolio of both Fortune500 companies and SMB customers, as well as, a very large VAR channel - coupled with bleeding edge technology has consistently kept Cartika at the top of the food chain in the hosting industry. Cartika is based in Toronto, Canada. For more information, please visit
http://www.cartika.com

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