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DataCore Announces Updated Partner Program at Microsoft Management Summit 2009: Targets Virtualization and Microsoft Hyper-V Partners

DataCore Encourages Resellers to “Knock Down Storage-related Barriers to Virtualization” with New Partner Benefits.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada and FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – April 27, 2009 – DataCore Software, the leading provider of storage virtualization, business continuity and disaster recovery software solutions, is using the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2009 to announce updates to its SANvantage(tm) Partner Program. The updated Partner Program includes new lead registration incentives, as well as a new “open-door” model that helps encourage more resellers to sell DataCore solutions. DataCore is also using the occasion to demonstrate how new, ground-breaking features in the newest releases of SANmelody(tm) and SANsymphony(tm) benefit Microsoft users and therefore greatly increase opportunities for Microsoft resellers. The bottom-line: new partner incentives as well as new enhancements to DataCore’s industry-leading storage virtualization technology solutions will enable virtualization and storage partners to fast-track sales of DataCore’s business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) software solutions.

Why Solution Providers and Resellers Should Partner with DataCore

DataCore is committed to the reseller community and working with solution providers to stimulate, accelerate and grow their virtualization business. DataCore’s updated Partner Program and incentives serve as a stimulus program for partners – enabling them to accelerate their virtualization business.

  1. First, with its “open door” model, DataCore has made it far simpler for first-time solution providers to become a DataCore reseller.
  2. Second, as part of its updated Partner Program, DataCore has increased and simplified lead registration incentives. The lead registration incentives now apply to all software product sales – new customers, upgrades and follow-on sales.
  3. Third, DataCore has established “SAN starter” promotions for its industry-leading BC and DR packages that are designed for resellers to kick-start business and grow with DataCore’s “value protection, upgrade path” model.

To learn more about the DataCore SANvantage Partner Program and find out how you can ‘Knock Down Storage-Related Sales Barriers to Virtualization’ please visit: www.datacore.com/stepuptodatacore.

Accelerate Your Sales and Empower Users to “Do More and Save More”

DataCore yields the highest availability, fastest performance and fullest utilization from your storage assets, making it an essential element of Microsoft Hyper-V configurations. DataCore’s storage virtualization software solutions provide unmatched return on investment and help clients “Do More and Save More.” Learn more at: www.datacore.com/costsavings.

DataCore’s new solutions provide unmatched performance; particularly for those solution providers supplying Microsoft Hyper-V, Exchange and SQL based solutions. The newest, x64 versions of DataCore’s flagship SANmelody(tm) and SANsymphony(tm) storage virtualization solutions include advances in performance, migration, thin provisioning, and high-availability that improve storage. Among the new features in SANmelody 3.0 and SANsymphony 7.0 that will certainly serve to benefit the demanding needs of Microsoft users are large ‘mega cache’ support to accelerate SAN performance, non-stop high-availability, universal storage controllers that are Windows Server 2008-based, a simple and fast ‘Transporter’ option, and ‘waste-free reclamation’ of storage space.

For more details on these newest versions of DataCore’s high-performance storage solutions, please visit: www.datacore.com/software2009.

Get on Board with a DataCore Distributor – Today!

VARs and system integrators that want to learn more about the new benefits of DataCore’s Partner Program should contact any of DataCore’s North American distributors: Lifeboat Distribution, Alternative Technology, Promark Technology, Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD), and Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM).

See DataCore at Microsoft Management Summit 2009

MMS 2009 is the premier event of the year for IT Professionals seeking deep technical information and training on the latest IT Management solutions from Microsoft, Partners and Industry Experts. Microsoft Management Summit 2009 runs April 27 – May 1, 2009 at the Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. DataCore Software is an Exhibiting Sponsor and may be found at Booth 617. For more, visit http://mms-2009.com.

About DataCore Software

DataCore Software, the leading provider of storage virtualization SAN software, 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. DataCore’s portable storage server software simplifies and automates capacity expansion and centralizes storage management for Windows, UNIX, Linux, MacOS and NetWare operating systems as well as hypervisors from VMware, Citrix, Microsoft and other suppliers. DataCore is privately held and its corporate headquarters are in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. For more information, call (877) 780-5111 or visit www.datacore.com.

DataCore, the DataCore logo, SANsymphony and SANmelody 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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