FalconStor Software NSS Appliance Named 2012 Editors’ Best Award Winner by Windows IT Pro Magazine

  FalconStor Software NSS Appliance Named 2012 Editors’ Best Award Winner by
  Windows IT Pro Magazine

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MELVILLE, N.Y. -- December 03, 2012

FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), a market leader in disk-based data
protection, today announced that the FalconStor® Network Storage Server (NSS)
VS Series HA Appliance was named as a silver medal winner of the “2012
Editors’ Best Awards” in the Best Hardware: Appliance category by Penton
Media’s Windows IT Pro. The 2012 Editors’ Best Awards are based on a product’s
strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages and its value to

The FalconStor NSS solution enables storage virtualization, data migration and
data protection in heterogeneous environments for midmarket companies and
enterprises. A scalable, highly available solution, the FalconStor NSS VS
Series Appliance addresses the critical data protection needs of the most
demanding environments. With built-in RecoverTrac™ automated disaster recovery
technology, FalconStor NSS software provides rapid failover/failback of
critical IT services for business continuity. The FalconStor NSS VS Series
Appliance offers fully redundant controllers, concurrent network connectivity,
storage tiering for dynamic performance allocation, and flexible storage
virtualization across both physical and virtual environments.

“For our 2012 Editors’ Best Awards, we’ve leveraged the industry expertise of
our editors and authors to bring additional recognition to great products in
today’s market,” said Jason Bovberg, senior editor, Windows IT Pro. “We're
proud to now share this invaluable information with our Windows IT Pro and SQL
Server Pro communities. The 2012 winners should be extremely proud of this
recognition from our editorial experts.”

“IT outages and downtime are unacceptable. Companies need reliable data
protection and disaster recovery systems in place that will ensure operations
continue normally even in the event of a hardware failure or natural
disaster,” said Ralph Wynn, senior product marketing manager for FalconStor
Software. “The FalconStor NSS VS Series Appliance with RecoverTrac technology
makes downtime a thing of the past, and the 2012 Editors’ Best Award
demonstrates its strategic importance.”

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About Penton Media

As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows
business and how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets.
Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert
analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. Headquartered
in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and
U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co.,
LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its
businesses, visit www.penton.com.

About FalconStor Software

FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a market leader in disk-based data
protection. The company’s mission is to transform traditional backup and
disaster recovery into next-generation service-oriented data protection. Built
upon an award-winning platform, FalconStor solutions deliver disk-based
backup, continuous data protection, WAN-optimized replication and disaster
recovery automation. FalconStor solutions are available through a worldwide
network of partners, including solution providers, top-tier strategic partners
and major OEMs. Thousands of customers worldwide, from small businesses to
Fortune 100 enterprises, entrust their data to FalconStor solutions.
FalconStor maintains headquarters in Melville, N.Y., and 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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FalconStor, FalconStor Software and RecoverTrac are either trademarks or
registered trademarks of FalconStor Software, Inc., in the U.S. and other
countries. All other company and product names contained herein may be
trademarks of their respective holders.

Links to websites or pages controlled by parties other than FalconStor are
provided for the reader’s convenience and information only. FalconStor does
not incorporate into this release the information found at those links nor
does FalconStor represent or warrant that any information found at those links
is complete or accurate. Use of information obtained by following these links
is at the reader’s own risk.


FalconStor Software, Inc.
Roman Kichorowsky, 631-773-4303
Metis Communications
Kathryn Ghita, 617-236-0500
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