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FalconStor Announces Support for Novell’s SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9

  • 15 April, 2005 15:25

<p>FalconStor’s IPStor and VirtualTape Library Solutions Validate Robustness and Stability of Linux in Enterprise Environments</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia – April 15, 2005 - FalconStor Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: FALC), a leading developer of network storage infrastructure software solutions, announced today that the company’s feature-rich storage solutions, including IPStor® Enterprise Edition and VirtualTape Library, will support Novell’s SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 9.</p>
<p>The advanced features and other enhancements to SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 enable both Novell and FalconStor to deliver an ideal Fibre Channel or IP-based storage solution for storage architectures spanning a wide range of industries including financial services, energy exploration, education, government, legal, manufacturing, healthcare, and telecommunications.</p>
<p>When combined, FalconStor solutions and SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 offer a highly scalable storage environment that simplifies management, lowers total cost of ownership (TCO), enables the deployment of large-scale storage area networks, and delivers highly flexible storage for high-performance computing applications.</p>
<p>“We are pleased that FalconStor is committed to delivering this support for our customers,” said Hal Bennett, vice president, Business Development for Novell. “FalconStor storage solutions are a natural fit in SUSE LINUX environments, and combined with SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 offers customers a cost-effective, secure environment designed for maximum performance.”</p>
<p>“FalconStor is committed to providing our customers with greater flexibility and a wide array of advanced storage solutions,” said John Lallier, FalconStor vice president of technology. “SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 fully complements FalconStor’s IPStor and VTL solutions, presenting those customers maintaining high-performance computing environments the opportunity to take advantage of a scalable, yet flexible storage solution.”</p>
<p>FalconStor’s VirtualTape Library solution enhances the speed and reliability of existing third party backup applications by using disks to emulate industry standard tape libraries, and by transferring data to and restoring it from disk-based virtual tape at ultra high speeds. The VTL solution also maximises reliability by removing robotic mechanical failures and physical tape media errors.</p>
<p>IPStor software delivers an intelligent SAN infrastructure across heterogeneous environments by providing a comprehensive set of storage services for enterprise applications – simplifying management, ensuring data availability and recoverability, and optimising I/O performance.</p>
<p>To read the complete release, including the Safe Harbor agreement, visit www.falconstor.com/SUSELinuxESsupport.asp.</p>
<p>About FalconStor</p>
<p>FalconStor Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: FALC) is a leading developer of network storage software designed to optimise the storage, protection and availability of enterprise data. FalconStor's flagship product, IPStor, enables corporate IT to deploy a hardware-agnostic, network-centric foundation to maximise operating efficiency and business continuity, and to meet the availability requirements of mission-critical applications. IPStor-powered network storage solutions are available and supported by major OEMs, as well as system integrators and resellers worldwide.</p>
<p>Founded in 2000, FalconStor is headquartered in Melville, NY, with offices throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific regions including Paris, Tokyo and Taiwan. FalconStor is an active member of the Technical Support Alliance Network (TSANet), Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA). For more information, visit www.falconstor.com.</p>
<p>Media Contacts:</p>
<p>Rob Stirling
Markom Marketing
+61 2 9977 8922
rob_stirling@markom.com.au</p>
<p>Joel Norton
FalconStor Software
+61 2 8912 2153
joel.norton@falconstor.com</p>

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