FalconStor Software Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial Results

FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), the provider of disk-based data protection solutions, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011.

“We are very pleased that we exceeded $25.0 million in total revenue for Q4 2011, an increase of over $6.5 million, or 35% from Q3 2011,” said Jim McNiel, president and CEO of FalconStor Software. “This reflects continued growth and momentum in our business and the markets we serve.”

For the year ended December 31, 2011, revenues increased to $82.9 million, compared with $82.8 million for the same period a year ago. GAAP loss from operations for 2011 was $22.2 million compared with a loss from operations of $17.6 million in 2010. GAAP net loss was $23.4 million, or $0.50 per share for 2011 compared with a net loss of $35.4 million, or $0.78 per share in 2010. The 2011 and 2010 results include $10.3 million and $1.6 million, respectively, of costs associated with the ongoing government investigations. The $10.3 million of costs incurred in 2011 was comprised of $2.8 million in legal fees, and an accrual of $7.5 million for certain costs associated with the possible resolution of the government investigations. The $1.6 million of costs incurred in 2010 was comprised of legal fees. Additionally, the 2010 results included a $16.3 million valuation allowance within the tax provision.

Non-GAAP loss from operations in 2011 was $5.6 million compared with Non-GAAP loss from operations of $7.3 million in 2010. Non-GAAP net loss was $6.8 million, or $0.15 per share in 2011, compared with Non-GAAP net loss of $24.3 million or $0.54 per share in 2010. Non-GAAP results exclude the effects of costs associated with the ongoing government investigations, stock-based compensation net of the related income taxes and restructuring costs, when applicable.

Total revenues for the fourth quarter of 2011 were $25.4 million, a decrease of 4% compared with $26.5 million in the same period a year ago. GAAP loss from operations for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $5.5 million, compared with income from operations of $0.8 million for the same period a year ago. GAAP net loss for the quarter was $6.1 million, or $0.13 per share compared with a net loss of $0.1 million with breakeven earnings per share for the same period a year ago. Included in the operating results for the fourth quarter of 2011 and 2010 was $5.9 million and $1.6 million, respectively, of costs associated with the ongoing government investigations. The $5.9 million of costs incurred during the fourth quarter of 2011 was comprised of $0.6 million in legal fees, and an accrual of $5.3 million for certain costs associated with the possible resolution of the government investigations. The $1.6 million of costs incurred during the fourth quarter of 2010 was comprised of legal fees.

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