VM09: DataCore Software Targets VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix Customers with New Solutions for Storage Virtualization and Business Continuity

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Appearing at VM09, DataCore Software, a leading provider of storage virtualization, business continuity and disaster recovery software solutions, today unveiled New Business Continuity Starter SAN packages and promotions, new capabilities such as Advanced Site Recovery (ASR), a simple pre-configured Virtual SAN Appliance (VSA), Citrix® Essentials™ StorageLink™ adapter for Hyper-V and XenServer and support for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). The DataCore presence at the show for the first year consolidates the recent announcements and inroads that DataCore has made into optimizing storage virtualization. See DataCore Software at VM09: October 7-8, 2009. DataCore is located in Stand 840.

DataCore Announces New Advanced Site Recovery Solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft

Appearing at VM09, DataCore Software, a leading provider of storage virtualization, business continuity and disaster recovery software solutions, today unveiled New Business Continuity Starter SAN packages and promotions, new capabilities such as Advanced Site Recovery (ASR), a simple pre-configured Virtual SAN Appliance (VSA), Citrix® Essentials™ StorageLink™ adapter for Hyper-V and XenServer and support for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

The DataCore presence at the show for the first year consolidates the recent announcements and inroads that DataCore has made into optimizing storage virtualization:

-- "DataCore Announces New Advanced Site Recovery Solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft"
http://www.datacore.com/pressroom/pr_live.asp?date=07/13/2009

-- "DataCore Software Now Supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)"
http://www.datacore.com/pressroom/pr_live.asp?date=08/28/2009

-- DataCore Virtual SAN Appliance and Citrix Essentials StorageLink Adapter for Microsoft Hyper-V: http://www.datacore.com/virtualSANappliance.

-- "DataCore Software and VMware vSphere™ are VMware Ready Certified™"
See DataCore SANmelody™ and SANsymphony™ listings in the VMware certified compatibility guide: http://www.vmware.com/resources/guides.html

Each day at 10:30 AM, DataCore will be hosting a speaking session in the main conference theatres on "Extending High Availability to Disaster Recovery." All are welcome to attend.

There is also significant news and promotions for Citrix, Microsoft and VMware resellers who are visiting the show and need to reduce the cost of storage hardware that often price them out of virtualization deals.

DataCore has packaged several promotions that are now available to virtualization solution advisors and resellers. These promotions will enable partners to reap the rewards and benefits of having DataCore storage virtualization solutions in their arsenal of product offerings. They include:

-- Academic programs offering 50% educational discounts
-- A "Revitalize or Repurpose" existing storage arrays or SANs promotion
-- A 1TB Starter SAN Software Promotion for Business Continuity & DR
-- Special government programs and discounts

Visit http://www.datacore.com/customerprograms/ for more detail.

New Storage Virtualization Resource Centre for Virtualization Solution Advisors and Resellers

The new Solution Advisor Resource Centre provides essential sales training and positioning to help resellers and solution advisors grow their virtualization business with DataCore's storage virtualization solutions - go to http://www.datacore.com/partner/resources/.

"By launching a 'Quick Start' Solution Advisor Resource Center that includes vital sales and marketing resources, DataCore is making it easy for both current and prospective resellers to propose solutions to their clients' storage infrastructure requirements and to profit from the sale of DataCore's storage virtualization software solutions," states Augie Gonzalez, director of product marketing, DataCore Software.

Select materials of the new Solution Advisor Resource Center include:

-- An eight-minute "Get Acquainted with DataCore" introduction. Link: http://www.datacore.com/VAR8/
-- Video Sales Training Presentations
-- An Overview of Bundles, Promotions & Packaging
-- VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V Sales reference cards, including "Tips for selling DataCore solutions to Server & Desktop Virtualization clients". And much, much more.

DataCore makes it easy for any virtualization reseller to sell DataCore storage virtualization solutions. The new resources are on the DataCore web site, unlike traditional portals all the info in the "Quick Start" site is available for use without having to fill out applications. Therefore, partners can immediately review what they need to know to sell. All they have to do to resell is contact an existing authorized distributor. DataCore's UK distributors are:

-- Bell Micro; DNS Arrow; Magirus.

Any solution advisor/provider can contact a DataCore distributor and begin selling DataCore solutions. In cases where the solution advisors do not have the required skills the distributors will work to identify capable trained resources to service the requirements.

Virtualization Partners, go beyond server virtualization with DataCore storage virtualization solutions and capture the storage opportunity - Next Steps

See DataCore Software at VM09: October 7-8, 2009. DataCore is located in Stand 840.

About DataCore Software

DataCore Software, a leading provider of storage virtualization software solutions, fundamentally changes the economics of managing storage with innovative software that combines advanced functions and services with the agility and savings of hardware independence. DataCore lowers the cost and complexity of IT by making storage efficient, fast, flexible, fail-safe and virtual. For more information, visit http://www.datacore.com.

DataCore, SANmelody, SANsymphony and the DataCore logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of DataCore Software Corporation. Other DataCore product or service names or logos referenced herein are trademarks of DataCore Software Corporation. All other products, services and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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