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FalconStor Qualifies VTL for MS

BARCELONA, Spain -- FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), a market leader in disk-based data protection solutions, today announced it has successfully tested all FalconStor VirtualTape Library (VTL) Storage Solutions with Microsoft® System Center Data Protection Manager 2007. FalconStor will present its Virtual Tape Library solutions at the Microsoft TechEd IT Forum at Booth # D15 in Barcelona, Spain, November 12-16, 2007.

IT storage planners and architects can now seamlessly combine Data Protection Manager 2007 with new and existing heterogeneous environments by integrating the FalconStor VTL features with multiple backup applications that share tape library resources. Achieving accelerated backup/restore tape operation process speeds of up to 1500MB per second in enterprise class environments, FalconStor VTL provides a single repository for all virtual tapes between multiple Data Protection Manager 2007 servers within any centralized environment or a central environment with remote/branch offices.

FalconStor VTL optimizes key Data Protection Manager 2007 tape archive functions. FalconStor VTL:

  • Improves reliability of tape archive backup and restore success rates by eliminating media error and robotic failures
  • Extends data retention capacity through efficient enterprise wide virtual tape de-duplication
  • Enables tape replication between data centers in heterogeneous environments for disaster prevention/recovery
  • Enables Data Protection Manager 2007 to share enterprise class libraries (e.g., Sun ACSLS or IBM 3494) with other backup applications in the data center.

All FalconStor VTL data protection solutions are compatible with today’s leading tape drive technologies, tape libraries, and backup application software, including EMC/Legato, HP, IBM/Tivoli, Microsoft, Sun StorageTek, Symantec/Veritas, Quantum, and others.

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