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FalconStor Teams With Virtual Iron

MELVILLE, N.Y. & LOWELL, Mass. -- FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), the market leader in disk-based data protection solutions, and Virtual Iron Software (www.virtualiron.com), a provider of enterprise-class software solutions for server virtualization, today announced a global strategic alliance to offer integrated storage and server virtualization solutions to maximize IT productivity and business continuity for organizations of all sizes. The combined solutions improve data center resource management by increasing utilization of existing physical resources, optimizing virtual infrastructure performance through real-time data migration, and delivering more cost-effective and reliable high availability and disaster recovery. The companies will collaborate on marketing, sales, product integration and cross-support to OEM and reseller partners worldwide.

The combination of Virtual Iron and FalconStor delivers comprehensive and easy to use virtual infrastructure and data protection capabilities,” said Mike Kelson, Technical Director at Atlanta Technology Ltd., a UK-based hosted service provider. “Virtual Iron’s LiveMigration provides transparent virtual machine mobility that allows us to perform no-downtime maintenance. FalconStor’s equivalent storage migration capabilities allow simple and seamless movement of virtual machines between storage platforms. The combined efficiencies and advantages translate directly into increased flexibility and better performance for our customers.”

FalconStor Software Inc. (Nasdaq: FALC)

Virtual Iron Software Inc.