FalconStor Named Finalist in Storage Magazine's 2013 Products of the Year Awards

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MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FalconStor Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:FALC), a market leader in data protection and migration, has been selected as a finalist in the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com 2013 Products of the Year Awards. FalconStor® Continuous Data Protector 7.5 was named a finalist in the Backup and Disaster Recovery Software and Services category as one of the best enterprise data storage systems of the year.

FalconStor Continuous Data Protector (CDP) 7.5 provides comprehensive backup, remote replication, and rapid disaster recovery (DR) to enable continuous data availability. It works in UNIX, Linux, and Microsoft Windows environments and protects application-specific data for Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and other business applications, offering the ability to recover an entire system in less than 10 minutes.

According to Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com, FalconStor CDP offers real-time data protection that allows users to recover to any point in time. New highlighted features in version 7.5 include a Stretched Cluster Configurator that gives users the ability to identify and to set up storage devices in a cluster configuration, as well as new Windows 2012 and Hyper-V support, service-aware failover/failback, and on-demand CDP journal expansion.

"FalconStor data protection solutions go beyond other storage management systems. We optimize and enable storage virtualization, continuous data protection, business continuity, and automated data recovery within heterogeneous physical, virtual, and hybrid environments across multiple locations," said Gary Quinn, President and CEO, FalconStor. "Our customers have peace of mind knowing that their files, emails, applications, and systems can be recovered in mere seconds, ensuring optimal business productivity even for the most complex business environments. We give them the freedom to access their data when and where they need it most."

The Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com editorial staff – in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts and consultants – selected 52 finalists in six different categories, using the criteria of demonstrated technical innovation, solid value, practical functionality, performance, ease of integration into existing data storage infrastructures, ease of use and manageability. The backup and DR software and services category covers backup and recovery software, cloud backup and recovery services, DR, snapshot and replication, electronic vaulting and data archivers.

This is the 11th Annual Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Product of the Year Awards. FalconStor RecoverTrac™ was also named a Product of the Year finalist in 2012 as an industry-leading disaster recovery (DR) automation tool.

About FalconStor Software

FalconStor Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:FALC) is transforming how enterprises move, store, protect and optimize data. Founded in 2000, FalconStor offers an award-winning platform for data migration, business continuity, disaster recovery, optimized backup and deduplication. FalconStor helps maximize data availability and system uptime to ensure nonstop business productivity, while simplifying data management to reduce operational costs. Our open, integrated software solutions reduce vendor lock-in and give enterprises the freedom to choose the applications and hardware components that make the best sense for their business. FalconStor solutions are available and supported by OEMs, as well as leading system integrators and resellers worldwide. FalconStor is headquartered in Melville, N.Y. with offices throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information, visit www.falconstor.com or call 1-866-NOW-FALC (866-669-3252).

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CONTACT: For more information, contact Tim Sheets FalconStor Software, Inc. 631-773-4345 timothy.sheets@falconstor.com Jackie Savage Epoch 5 Public Relations 631-427-1713 jsavage@epoch5.com

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