Double-Take® Software (NASDAQ: DBTK) offers a scalable and cost-effective way for IBM System Storage DS3000 and DS3500 Series customers to protect their data. Now, customers who buy the IBM System Storage DS3000 and DS3500 Series can also purchase Double-Take Software’s disaster recovery, data replication and backup product at a reduced price, an unparalleled offer delivered through the IBM Business Partner channel. Customers will also have the opportunity to download a free 30-day trial of the Double-Take technology before making a purchase.

For IBM solution providers, this represents an excellent opportunity to deliver high-demand technology and functionality to their customers. These solution providers will have access to a wide variety of enabling information from both Double-Take Software and IBM, intended to make driving this solution through to their customers an easy and simple transaction and resulting in additional sales.

Key Facts:
  • Double-Take Software is offering discounts on its software for the IBM System Storage DS3000 and DS3500 Series.
  • End users who purchase the software get access to industry-leading replication, backup and disaster recovery software at a fraction of the typical cost.
  • A 30-day trial of the Double-Take Software technology will also be available as an option to customers who purchase the System Storage DS3000 or DS3500 Series.
  • This offer allows IBM solution providers to present end users with attractive, value-added solutions that have previously not been available together.
  • This is the first time Double-Take Software replication technology has been packaged with the IBM System Storage DS3000 and DS3500 Series, providing end users with a boxed solution that has high business impact and is easy to use.


Jerry Gregory, Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Double-Take Software: “Our relationship with IBM allows IBM Business Partners to enhance the value of their offering to end users by providing them with a unique combination of IBM’s attached storage product and Double-Take Software’s disk-to-disk backup and recovery software. DS3000 and DS3500 Series customers can be confident that these solutions will result in a seamless, integrated experience that offers reliable disaster recovery, replication and backup options.”

Mark J. Olmstead, IBM’s Worldwide Sales Leader for Entry and Mid-Range Storage Products: “IBM provides its customers with outstanding price/performance - value driven entry and mid-range storage solutions that create an enhanced user experience. With this new exciting Double-Take Software offering, DS3000 and DS3500 customers can choose a host-based IP replication solution at a very aggressive price point.”

Scott Priest, Director – Infrastructure Solutions, Zones Inc.: “End users will experience enhanced benefits by leveraging IBM’s DS3000 and DS3500 platforms and replication solutions from Double-Take Software, enabling them to access leading replication technology easily and at a cost-effective price point. This creates a seamless way for DS3000 and DS3500 Series customers to replicate and move data quickly.”


About Double-Take® Software

Headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, Double-Take® Software (Nasdaq: DBTK) is a leading provider of affordable disaster recovery and business continuity solutions. Double-Take Software’s Workload Optimization products that are simple to use and enable IT managers to easily move, protect, recover and more flexibly run critical IT workloads in physical and virtual environments. With its unparalleled partner programs, technical support, and professional services, Double-Take Software is the solution of choice for more than 22,000 customers worldwide, from SMEs to the Fortune 500. Information about Double-Take Software’s products and services can be found at

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