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DataCore’s Storage Virtualization and Business Continuity Software Solutions are VMware Ready Certified

DataCore’s solutions provide radically simple business continuity and disaster recovery for VMware Infrastructure.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – February 9, 2009 – DataCore Software, the leading provider of storage virtualization solutions, today announced that its specific configurations of DataCore storage virtualization solutions are now VMware Ready Certified(tm). “This certification assures resellers, joint customers and prospects of both companies of compatibility and interoperability with the latest features of VMware Infrastructure,” said James Price, vice president of product and channel marketing, DataCore Software. “DataCore’s VMware Ready(tm) certification underscores our commitment to maintaining and expanding the most comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery solutions in the industry.”

Specific DataCore configurations have been tested along with VMware, please see the DataCore listing within the VMware HCL Storage and SAN Compatability Guide for VMware ESX for additional details on the specific configurations that have been tested.

“What DataCore does on the storage side is what VMware does on the server-side”, states Kosmas Schtz, IT Director at the Munich Schwabing Hospital. “Today with DataCore and VMware, we can manage far more systems with the same number of employees.”

A Winning Combination for Economic Efficiency: VMware and DataCore

The VMware Ready Certified(tm) logo program recognizes VMware partner products that have been certified by VMware to work with VMware’s products, making it easy for customers to identify solutions that can be used with confidence in VMware environments. DataCore’s VMware Ready Certified(tm) storage virtualization solutions provide radically simple High-Availability for VMware customers.

“DataCore SANmelody has revolutionized and simplified the way we approach and manage storage,” said Robert Wayt, Network Manager, Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Okinawa. “It’s fast, flexible, easy and efficient. We no longer have a server with all the internal disk space ‘hard-wired’ and solely dedicated to itself. We can network and fully use the storage that we purchased and avoid waste.”

Storage is one of the most critical resources in Virtual Infrastructure and is often limited by conventional SAN architectures. Moreover, system administrators spend more money and more time managing their storage infrastructures rather than managing their business. DataCore’s radically simple, high availability storage virtualization solutions reduce infrastructure complexity and cost of ownership while maximizing business agility for VMware customers.

DataCore’s Fast, Affordable and Flexible Solutions Simplify IT and Maximize Business Agility for VMware Customers

Truly Nolen embraced DataCore’s virtual storage in conjunction with their server virtualization from VMware. The national pest control company achieved total virtualization with the combination of DataCore and VMware. “We knew that DataCore could improve our high availability and serve as the lynchpin of a disaster recovery solution,” noted Themis Tokkaris, systems engineer, Truly Nolen.

DataCore Software Delivers Non-Stop Business Continuity and Virtual Infrastructure Agility with VMware

VMware Virtual Infrastructure combined with DataCore’s storage virtualization solutions allow business to deliver resources, applications and storage continuously – when and where they are needed. Infrastructure consolidation with VMware and DataCore enables their joint customers to typically save 50-75% on overall IT infrastructure costs resources by increasing utilization while delivering a highly available virtual infrastructure.

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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

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