DataCore Software Launches "DataCore Ready" to Meet Growing Demand for Flash, SSD and Innovative Industry Solutions Optimized

DataCore Software Launches "DataCore Ready" to Meet Growing Demand for Flash,
  SSD and Innovative Industry Solutions Optimized with SANsymphony-V Storage

DataCore Ready Program Identifies Products and Solutions Qualified with
SANsymphony-V; Provides Participants with Expanded Sales Opportunities as well
as Marketing and Support Benefits

PR Newswire

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2013

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DataCore Software, the
storage hypervisor leader and premier provider of storage virtualization
software, today announced the launch of the DataCore Ready Program in response
to growing worldwide demand for the DataCore™ SANsymphony-V storage
hypervisor. The DataCore Ready Program identifies solutions trusted to
strengthen SANsymphony™-V-based infrastructures. While DataCore solutions
interoperate with common open and industry standard products, the DataCore
Ready designation ensures that these solutions have successfully executed a
functional test plan and additional verification testing to meet a superior
level of joint solution compatibility. Customers who leverage DataCore Ready
offerings benefit from quality assurance, reduced risk and lower integration
costs. The DataCore Ready logo helps customers quickly identify products and
solutions that are optimized for SANsymphony-V.

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DataCore Ready Partners Speak to the Benefits of the Program for Organizations

  oFusion-io: "The Fusion ioMemory platform and DataCore storage
    virtualization software achieve new levels of performance, high
    availability and energy efficiency when deployed together. For Fusion-io,
    DataCore Ready status gives customers the confidence to get up and running
    as quickly as possible with cost-effective, high-performance solutions,"
    said Fusion-io Vice President of Alliances, Tyler Smith. Fusion-io
    accelerates databases, virtualization, cloud computing, big data and
    mission-critical applications through its integrated hardware and software
  oMicrosoft: Microsoft has been a strategic platform partner for more than a
    decade. DataCore solutions are designed to work hand-in-hand with
    Microsoft technology and the company is an active member in the Microsoft
    Partner Solutions Center and Microsoft System Center Alliance. DataCore's
    line of SANsymphony-V solutions fully support Microsoft Windows Server
    2012 platforms. In addition, Microsoft System Center 2012, SQL Server 2012
    and Exchange 2012 are all optimized and certified as DataCore Ready.
  oDot Hill Systems Corp.: A provider of world-class storage solutions and
    software, Dot Hill recently announced that its AssuredSAN™ 3000 series
    storage arrays are DataCore Ready and provide full interoperability with
    SANsymphony-V. This combination enables end users to simplify storage
    management, boost performance and greatly improve data availability. As
    noted by Dot Hill's Senior Director of Marketing, Jim Jonez,
    "SANsymphony-V software from DataCore complements the Dot Hill AssuredSAN
    3000 series storage hardware to deliver an affordable solution boasting a
    wide range of features normally found only on high-end enterprise
    solutions. Working in close collaboration with leading technology
    partners, such as DataCore, we can deliver more powerful storage solutions
    to the end user at a very compelling price."
  oTwinStrata: TwinStrata delivers cloud-integrated storage solutions that
    seamlessly combine the flexibility of cloud-based technologies with the
    robustness of traditional storage. DataCore's SANsymphony-V integrates
    seamlessly with TwinStrata's CloudArray® cloud storage appliance. The
    DataCore Ready solution offers a simple, transparent and cost-effective
    way to manage, offload and augment on-premise storage environments with
    space and power saving storage located in the cloud. According to
    TwinStrata CEO, Nicos Vekiarides; "We are pleased to achieve DataCore
    Ready qualification for CloudArray. Leveraging a hybrid cloud strategy
    allows customers to have ultimate flexibility and greater purchasing power
    when it comes to storage demands."

Growing List of Industry Partners Already On-Board with DataCore Ready

A sampling of DataCore Ready partners can be found at A few additional names include:

  oSSD/Flash: LSI, Samsung and STEC
  oServers/Storage: Dell, HP, Intel, Nexsan, and X-IO
  oNetworking: Brocade, Cisco, Emulex and Qlogic
  oSoftware: Citrix, VirtualSharp and VMware

Systems Builders Extending the Value of DataCore Ready

A rapidly growing number of system builders worldwide are extending the value
of DataCore Ready by introducing DataCore-powered storage appliances that
leverage the advanced capabilities of SANsymphony-V to solve today's common
storage challenges. DataCore Ready system builders include such names as
Novarion, N-Tec, R&D Computers, SavageIO, Happyware, Transtec and Zealbox.

  oBytec Ltd.: The largest value added distributor in Europe of Fujitsu
    servers and storage, Bytec offers storage solutions that integrate
    SANsymphony-V with Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers and ETERNUS storage hardware.
    Bytec's Head of Product Marketing, Richard Luft, said: "The DataCore Ready
    designation ensures a superior level of joint solution compatibility that
    delivers unmatched storage performance and reliability to our channel
    partners and their customers. Combining DataCore's software with Fujitsu's
    hardware results in a cost-effective business continuity solution for
    mission-critical applications."

DataCore Ready Program Builds Greater Customer Confidence

"This program benefits partners and vendors by offering the highest level of
confidence that DataCore's SANsymphony-V seamlessly integrates with their
offerings for optimal performance," said Carlos M. Carreras, vice president of
alliances & business development for DataCore Software. "Today, DataCore works
with thousands of organizations worldwide that have realized the range of
benefits we offer through our powerful software-defined storage solution. The
DataCore Ready designation extends this value proposition to the products and
services that are tested and proven to work well with DataCore."

To learn more about the DataCore Ready Program, visit the DataCore website at, email or call (877)

About DataCore Software

DataCore Software develops storage virtualization software for high
availability, fast performance and maximum utilization from storage in virtual
and physical IT environments. DataCore SANsymphony™-V storage hypervisor is a
comprehensive, hardware-independent solution that fundamentally changes the
economics of provisioning, replicating and protecting storage in large
enterprises and small to midsize businesses. For additional information, visit
the DataCore website at or call (877) 780-5111.

DataCore, the DataCore logo and SANsymphony 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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