MELVILLE, N.Y., April 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FalconStor Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:FALC), a market leader in disk-based data protection, today announced that Ralph Wynn, FalconStor's technical director of product marketing, will present at the Data Center World spring conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 1:15 p.m. PT. Wynn will discuss how the latest disaster recovery (DR) technology protects IT services through automated recovery and non-disruptive DR testing to minimize costly IT downtime and ensure business continuity.

During his presentation, " Building IT Resilience: Why Systems and Data Need Full Protection," Wynn will highlight the value of data and IT infrastructure and explain how to recover whole services in order to restore business productivity. Additionally, he will be at FalconStor's booth #1403 providing tips and insights about how companies can fully protect physical and virtual environments from disasters. The conference is sponsored by AFCOM, one of the largest data center associations, and covers all aspects of data center management, including data center builds and design, disaster recovery, security, virtualization, clouds and more.

"Most companies haven't adequately tested or prepared for disasters, and they don't realize the value of their data and infrastructure until they're in the midst of recovery," said Ralph Wynn, technical director of product marketing at FalconStor Software. "Mission-critical applications include multiple components that need to be protected as a unified whole so they can be recovered as fully functional services. After this session, data center managers will know how to keep critical IT services continuously available and how to quickly restore them after a disaster."

The Data Center World spring conference will take place at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Conference Center in Las Vegas, April 28 through May 2, 2013.

About the speaker

Ralph Wynn is a regarded storage professional with more than 15 years of experience in product management, marketing, support and deployment. Wynn is known for his authority and ability to speak easily on IT resilience, data protection and disaster recovery.

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 or call 1-866-NOW-FALC (866-669-3252).

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