MELVILLE, N.Y., June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FalconStor Software®, Inc. (Nasdaq:FALC), a global data storage leader, and Acolyst, a top government technology consultant, today announced the launch of their strategic relationship. Acolyst has been named to exclusively run and manage FalconStor's Federal Division, combining its 25 years of industry experience with FalconStor's award-winning data management solutions. The Acolyst | FalconStor relationship delivers a suite of patented, scalable, FIPS 140-2 compliant, ready-to-launch products, enhanced by years of experience uncovering long-term solutions for the government's most complex data storage issues. The formation of a Federal Division, and the Acolyst | FalconStor relationship, is an example of initiatives underway at FalconStor to expand its customer base and solutions in key vertical markets. In a recent IDC report # 248178, IDC analyst Robert Amatruda predicts "FalconStor will emerge as a key innovator in the storage market in the coming years." FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn states, "As the government's data storage needs rapidly grow in size and scope, the solutions required to address their issues must evolve. It's no longer enough to only offer state-of-the-art products. The Acolyst | FalconStor strategic partnership enables our partners and clients to gain access to valuable business management services, helping them take charge of their data protection management while meeting their regulatory and budgetary needs. We are excited to kick-off the relationship, and are confident that Acolyst has the experience, attitude and drive to succeed." Acolyst's expert team is led by Vice President, Valeh Nazemoff, who has recently been named to the inaugural Power 50 Solution Providers list and to the CRN Women of the Channel list for the second consecutive year. Nazemoff is passionate about her team's involvement in this exciting new shift in the government data storage industry. "We realize there are many choices out there when it comes to government technology solutions. What separates our offering is our commitment to helping clients not only identify, but seize new opportunities while providing an alternative approach to effective and efficient data storage."
"In addition to working with government clients, Acolyst is helping government focused partners extend their reach. Acolyst is dedicated to ensuring our qualified, select partners are set up to acquire and retain new business, year over year."To that end, the Acolyst | FalconStor Federal Division will soon announce a Federal Partner Program, specifically designed to bring a fresh approach to the government data management distribution channel. Acolyst will be actively seeking a limited number of qualified partners to distribute and service the proprietary blend of FalconStor products and Acolyst's value-added services. For more information about how the Acolyst | FalconStor Federal Program is transforming the government data storage industry, visit acolyst.com/falconstor and contact us at 844-FED-FALC (844-333-3252) or firstname.lastname@example.org About Acolyst Acolyst has been providing high-level business and technology management consulting services to the U.S. Government for over 25 years. A family-owned and operated firm, Acolyst prides itself on approaching its business relationships with passion and excitement – something not often seen in the consulting world. Acolyst intimately understands the unique challenges faced by federal clients and can deftly navigate through complex systems, processes and red tape to achieve lasting, impactful results. Often, the government sector is challenged to optimize its assets, frequently in a short timeline, and Acolyst's blend of consulting expertise and cutting-edge technology enables clients to exceed their goals. In addition to working with junior and senior levels of government management, Acolyst has federal contracts to provide exceptional Data & IT Governance, Business & IT Performance, GRC & Legal, Data Management and Technology solutions. Acolyst is headquartered in Stafford, VA. For more information about Acolyst, visit www.acolyst.com or call 844-ACOLYST (844-226-5978). About FalconStor Software FalconStor Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:FALC) is transforming how enterprises move, store, protect and optimize data. Founded in 2000, FalconStor offers an award-winning platform for data migration, business continuity, disaster recovery, optimized backup and deduplication. FalconStor helps maximize data availability and system uptime to ensure nonstop business productivity, while simplifying data management to reduce operational costs. Our open, integrated software solutions reduce vendor lock-in and give enterprises the freedom to choose the applications and hardware components that make the best sense for their business. FalconStor solutions are available and supported by OEMs, as well as leading system integrators and resellers worldwide. FalconStor is headquartered in Melville, N.Y. with offices throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information, visit http://www.falconstor.com or call 1-866-NOW-FALC (866-669-3252). Follow us on Twitter – Watch us on YouTube – Connect with us on LinkedIn FalconStor and FalconStor Software are either trademarks or registered trademarks of FalconStor Software, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. All other company and product names contained herein may be trademarks of their respective holders. Links to websites or pages controlled by parties other than FalconStor are provided for the reader's convenience and information only. FalconStor does not incorporate into this release the information found at those links nor does FalconStor represent or warrant that any information found at those links is complete or accurate. Use of information obtained by following these links is at the reader's own risk.
CONTACT: For more information, contact Tim Sheets FalconStor Software, Inc. 631-773-4345 email@example.com Jackie Savage Epoch 5 Public Relations 631-427-1713 firstname.lastname@example.org Tracy Grigoriades Acolyst 540-370-0010 x 106 email@example.com