MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FalconStor Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:FALC), a market leader in data protection and migration, will be exhibiting at Gartner Symposium ITXpo ®, taking place October 5-9 in Orlando, Florida. In booth #ET7, FalconStor will be demonstrating how unified data services can simplify the management and protection of data.

Chris Poelker, FalconStor's Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, was selected by Gartner's ITXpo to speak about healthcare data management. Poelker will present on Sunday, October 5 th at 3 pm ET, offering solutions to help healthcare organizations better manage the data explosion caused by electronic health records.

"We are delighted to be taking part in this important event for IT decision makers. It is a great opportunity to update the IT community on FalconStor's roadmap to a unified data services platform," said Gary Quinn, President and CEO, FalconStor. "Our platform has been the foundation of IT datacenter virtualization and data protection for over 13 years. This maturity and our experience over the years working with the majority of large and small storage and server providers puts FalconStor in a unique position to simplify data management while lowering costs."

Gartner Symposium/ITXpo 2014 targets CIOs, CFOs, CTOs and senior IT executives from around the globe. For 2014, the event is sold-out and Gartner is touting the show as "the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives." This year's event is focused on digital business redefining the role of IT. Attendees will learn how to realize, build and optimize digital opportunities, move digital business from theory to practice, and evolve their own IT leadership to become indispensable in the new digital business world.

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

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