FreeStor named winner in virtualization/software-defined storage category and runner-up for Storage Company of the year

MELVILLE, NY – December 7 2015 — / — FalconStor Software ® Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), a 15-year innovator of software-defined storage (SDS) solutions, software-defined storage and data services platform has been named as theVirtualization/Software-Defined Storage Product of the Year at the Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards.  As a company, FalconStor was also named runner-up for  Storage Company of the Year.

The SVC Awards reward the products, projects and services, as well as honor companies and teams operating in the cloud, virtualization and storage sectors.  FalconStor was chosen as a finalist in its respective categories by a panel of respected editors and analysts, with winners selected by a vote from the general public.

FreeStor’s horizontal architecture unlocks a new world of storage opportunities, allowing IT managers, MSPs and CSPs to maximize efficiencies and lower costs  while taking advantage of public cloud, hybrid cloud, flash storage and Software-Defined Storage.  FalconStor’s  groundbreaking Intelligent Abstraction® approach delivers seamless access and unified data services across entire storage infrastructures without having to invest in new technology, or to rip and replace existing platforms. Always-on availability and continuity keep business running while enabling them to move, synchronize and protect data seamlessly across virtual and physical storage platforms.

“Being named the winner of the best Virtualization/Software-Defined Storage Product of the Year at the SVC Awards is a nice ending to 2015 after having launched FreeStor at the beginning of the year,” said Iris Hatzenbichler, Director, Marketing EMEA for FalconStor.

Gary Quinn, FalconStor President and CEO, commented, “We are very pleased to be recognized by a vote of the general public for the capabilities that FreeStor brings to today’s modern data center.  Organizations around the world continue to discover how FreeStor is best suited to providing greater efficiencies, reducing downtime, lowering costs and improving simplicity over other solutions available.  We are grateful for the accolades received and look forward to ensuring that this new paradigm in data services continues to remain the best storage product for years to come.”

The full list of winners of this year’s SVC Awards is available online at

About FalconStor
FalconStor ® Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a leading software-defined storage company offering a converged data services software platform that is hardware agnostic.  Our open, integrated flagship solution FreeStor ® reduces vendor lock-in and gives enterprises the freedom to choose the applications and hardware components that make the best sense for their business.  We empower organizations to modernize their data center with the right performance, in the right location, all while protecting existing investments.  FalconStor’s mission is to maximize data availability and system uptime to ensure nonstop business productivity while simplifying data management to reduce operational costs.  Our award-winning solutions are available and supported worldwide by OEMs as well as leading service providers, system integrators, resellers and FalconStor.  The company is headquartered in Melville, N.Y. with offices throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information, visit or call 1-866-NOW-FALC (866-669-3252).

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