FalconStor Earns Network World Asia Information Management Award For Virtual Tape Library Solution

FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), a market leader in disk-based data protection, today announced its virtual tape library solution has been recognized as the Network World Asia Information Management Award recipient within the Backup & Recovery Solution category. The award, presented to FalconStor executives at an award ceremony today in Singapore, distinguished the FalconStor® Virtual Tape Library (VTL) solution for its ease of use, performance and scalability in assisting customers to protect and restore data in the event of an IT issue or disaster.

In its inaugural year, the Network World Asia (NWA) Information Management Awards recognize Asia’s leaders who have made significant technology advances in the areas of information security, storage and data management. The editors at Networks Asia, Security Asia and Storage Asia researched and decided on the nomination of two to three finalists for each of the 21 categories. One hundred chief information officers (CIOs) and IT professionals were then invited to select the award winners and runners-up.

“We wish to congratulate FalconStor for developing a backup-and-recovery solution that our editors and the majority of the 100 Asian CIOs we surveyed voted as the leader in this category,” said Victor Ng, South-East Asia bureau chief of Network World Asia. “The FalconStor VTL solution fared exceptionally well, especially in terms of its widespread reputation and acceptance among Asian enterprises and users’ feedback on its durability, ease of deployment, performance and scalability. We look forward to seeing the next version of this solution – with even more innovative technologies and features – in the near future.”

“We are honored that our virtual tape library solution was selected by editors and IT leaders as the backup and data recovery solution of choice. This award demonstrates our commitment to providing innovative technologies that address a common enterprise pain point,” said Fadi Albatal, vice president of marketing at FalconStor Software. “In today’s fast-paced economy, a company must be able to backup, protect and quickly recover data with minimal downtime. FalconStor VTL addresses these business issues, providing high-performance, scalable architecture to handle the growing amounts of data while keeping IT downtime to a minimum.”

FalconStor VTL with integrated flexible deduplication offers businesses a scalable, high-performance virtual tape solution for fast, reliable data backup and protection. Through implementing FalconStor VTL, customers are ensured that their critical data is safe and available for quick recovery as part of their disaster recovery plan. Additionally, businesses are able to optimize their IT infrastructure, aligning their data protection and backup processes with their business goals.

About FalconStor Software

FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a market leader in disk-based data protection. The company’s mission is to transform traditional backup and disaster recovery into next-generation service-oriented data protection. Built upon an award-winning platform, FalconStor solutions deliver disk-based backup, continuous data protection, WAN-optimized replication and disaster recovery automation. FalconStor solutions are available through a worldwide network of partners, including solution providers, top-tier strategic partners and major OEMs. Thousands of customers worldwide, from small businesses to Fortune 100 enterprises, entrust their data to FalconStor solutions. FalconStor maintains headquarters in Melville, N.Y., and offices throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information, visit www.falconstor.com or call 1-866-NOW-FALC (866-669-3252).

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