PETERBOROUGH, England, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Halcyon Software are officially sponsoring a team of 10 of their employees who will attempt the 3 Peaks Challenge on the evening of 29th June, 2012.
The gruelling challenge involves climbing the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales in just 24 hours, including driving between locations.
With over 3,000 metres to climb up, Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon, Donnie MacColl, Technical Services Director and Team Leader for the Event said "We are really excited about the event itself but more importantly we are totally committed to raising funds for the three worthy charities we are supporting, SOS Children, Sue Ryder Care, and Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society (PDDCS)."
Carole Chandler, Sales and Marketing Director, Halcyon Software, has already been amazed at the commitment shown by the team to the challenge who are fitting in arduous training programmes around their already busy work schedules, including 17 mile weekend hikes. Carole, said "This event is encouraging real team work from the participants and we are confident that the funds raised for our nominated charities will be greatly received in these difficult economic times."
Anyone wishing to sponsor the Halcyon Software 3 Peaks Challenge Team or donate money to this worthy cause can do so on-line by visiting http://www.halcyonsoftware.com/3peaks. Alternatively, please email [email protected] or call 01733 234995 for more details.
Halcyon Software is a global leader in multi-platform systems management software. With more than 20 years of delivering proven solutions and first class customer support, Halcyon's products proactively monitor, manage and automate IT operations. Large multi-nationals, corporate and public sector data centres as well as small to medium sized organizations throughout the world rely on Halcyon Software to ensure their mission-critical systems, core applications and services are available 24/7.
Halcyon solutions support IBM enterprise class systems, including the IBM i®, AIX® as well as Windows® and Linux® platforms.
Halcyon Software reduces the complexity of systems monitoring and automation. Solutions deliver real ROI by automating 100 percent of routine tasks to free up valuable resources, reduce operating costs and minimize the risk of human error.
With headquarters in Peterborough, UK, Halcyon also has offices located in the U.S. and Australia as well as a world-wide network of partners and distributors.
SOS Children cares for vulnerable children affected by poverty, disease, conflict, and natural disasters. We provide orphans and abandoned children with a loving home and a family for life in our SOS Children's Villages. We also provide support to families at risk of fragmentation in an effort to reduce instances of child abandonment and neglect. SOS Children currently works in more than 120 countries. http://www.soschildren.org/
Sue Ryder Care is a charity providing health and social care to people living with long-term, palliative and end of life needs. We deliver our services in peoples homes, in the community and through our hospices and care centres across the UK. http://www.sueryder.org/
Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society (PDDCS).We are a group of parents, carers, volunteers and professionals living in and around the Peterborough area, with one thing in common: a desire to share experiences, build friendships and provide lots of opportunities for our deaf children to meet up and have fun together. http://www.pddcs.co.uk/
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