FalconStor Network Storage Server Achieves VMware Ready Status
FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), the market leader in disk-based data protection solutions, today announced that its FalconStor® Network Storage Server (NSS) storage virtualization and data protection solution has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that FalconStorNSS has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Partner Product Catalog.
Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that FalconStorNSS makes best use of VMware technology and is ready for deployment in customer environments.
“We are pleased that FalconStorNSS qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run in production environments,” said Sheryl Sage, director, alliance programs, VMware.
“The certification of FalconStor NSS for VMware vSphere 5® and VAAI continues the tradition of FalconStor solutions working with and extending the VMware native storage integration and data protection capabilities,” said Fadi Albatal, vice president of marketing for FalconStor. “Now our customers can enjoy the full benefit of offloading resource-intensive functions to the storage infrastructure and integrating VMware vSphere 5 into virtual storage environments optimized for backup and DR using any combination of storage and physical servers.”
The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 2,000 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.
FalconStor® NSS can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at http://alliances.vmware.com/public_html/catalog/PublicCatalog.php. Hardware products can also be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search
About FalconStor Software
FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is the 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