StarWind Offers Free iSCSI Target Software

Leading storage virtualization solution now free

March 5, 2009

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BURLINGTON, Mass. -- StarWind Software, the global leader in storage virtualization and iSCSI storage technologies, today announced a free version of its iSCSI Target software will be available to help companies of all sizes experience the benefits of storage virtualization. Since 2003, StarWind iSCSI Target and StarPort iSCSI Initiator have been used by thousands of companies and users.

StarWind ISCSI Target Free Version installs on any Windows-based server and converts it into a SAN. It can also support virtual environments such as VMware ESX or VMware ESXi or Microsoft Hyper-V and can even run inside an individual VM itself. The lightweight version is built on trusted, proven and mature technology of the fourth generation StarWind Server product. One of the key features of the StarWind iSCSI Target is that it supports Server Cluster environments with Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange, VMware ESX and ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V and other server solutions. The manageability, quality and performance of StarWind IP SAN encourage many users to recommend StarWind to others.

"We are seeing the trend that storage virtualization, like server virtualization, is becoming ubiquitous and we wanted to give small and midsize businesses as well as customers in emerging markets a chance to experience this technology," said Zorian Rotenberg, president and CEO, StarWind Software. "We wanted to remove financial hurdles and help accelerate the day of 100% virtualization, when servers and storage are both virtualized and working together to reduce IT costs, improve data availability and ensure business continuity."

StarWind Software Inc.

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