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Datalink Launches Multi-Site, Long-Distance Lab Capabilities

CHANHASSEN, Minn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Datalink (NASDAQ: DTLK) , an independent information storage architect, today launched new long-distance, site-to-site demo capabilities between Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Chicago. Simulating real-world environments with primary and secondary data centers, Datalink labs enable IT organizations to see and validate technologies used for site-to-site disaster recovery, replication, and WAN optimization.

In addition to visiting one of three physical labs, customers can elect to utilize Datalink virtual labs, enabling demos to be conducted from the convenience of their office. Beyond demos, Datalink labs can also serve as test sites for performance and interoperability testing.

"With IT investments now being scrutinized more than ever before, customers are spending a significant amount of time conducting due diligence prior to moving ahead with new technology purchases," said Rob Beyer, senior vice president of field operations, at Datalink. "Our multi-site lab capabilities help customers see and validate how different technologies work together in practice, which helps them reduce risk and drive a better overall return on investment."
About Datalink
An information storage architect since 1987, Datalink helps organizations store, manage, and protect one of their most critical assets - information. The company's solutions and services span four practices: backup and recovery; consolidation and virtualization; archive and compliance; and business applications. From analysis and design to implementation, management, and support, Datalink is focused on maximizing the business value of IT. For more information about Datalink services, contact Datalink at (800) 448-6314, or visit Datalink online at

Source: Datalink Corporation