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DataCore Showcases and Demonstrates SANsymphony-V; New Software Solves the Cost, Performance and Data Protection Problems Impacting Virtualization Projects

Webcast will overview the business case for storage virtualization and present the keys to overcoming the “Big Problem” slowing down server and desktop virtualization initiatives


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – February 15, 2011 – DataCore Software, the industry’s premier provider of storage virtualization software, today announced that it has partnered with Virtualization Review to host a live webcast entitled “Overcome the ‘Big Problem’ Stalling Server and Desktop Virtualization Projects.”  This webcast, which takes place on February 22, will address how IT organizations can eliminate the storage-related barriers preventing them from realizing the financial and operational goals of their virtualization initiatives.

Included will be a brief product demonstration introducing key functionality inherent to SANsymphony-V, a new generation of storage virtualization software designed to simplify and automate the three most important storage functions – Capacity Management, Performance Management, and Data Protection Management – needed to create a dynamic storage infrastructure for the virtual world.


Who: Moderator – Jon Toigo, CEO Toigo Partners International, Chairman Data Management Institute. Storage expert Jon Toigo is a columnist for Enterprise Systems and contributing writer for Virtualization Review. He is a consultant, blogger and author of 15 books on business technology, disaster recovery and data storage.

Presenter #1 – Augie Gonzalez, director of product marketing, DataCore Software.
Presenter #2 – George Teixeira, president and CEO, DataCore Software.

What: Webcast: “Overcome the ‘Big Problem’ Stalling Server and Desktop Virtualization Projects”

Unanticipated storage hardware investments and inefficient storage use are often the most critical factors that bring server consolidation and desktop virtualization projects to a standstill. During this webcast, attendees will learn:

  • The root, storage-related causes behind the “big problem” stalling virtualization projects;
  • A proven, cost-effective way to overcome the “big problem” using storage virtualization software;
  • Contrasts between software-based approach and expensive “rip and replace” hardware proposals;
  • How simple it is to manage a virtual shared storage infrastructure in concert with your virtual servers and virtual desktops using the newest DataCore™ product, SANsymphony™-V; and
  • How data centers can use existing equipment and conventional storage devices to achieve the robust and responsive shared storage environment necessary to support highly dynamic virtual IT environments.

When: Tuesday, February 22nd at 8:30 a.m. Pacific/11:30 a.m. Eastern (duration: 90 minutes)


Where: Register for the webcast at:                                                                              


Agenda –

Mr. Toigo will review the trends conspiring to make storage virtualization strategic and why storage has become the big problem in virtualization projects.

Product Overview – Mr. Gonzalez will introduce DataCore Software’s SANsymphony-V. SANsymphony-V is DataCore’s next-generation, software-based storage virtualization solution.

The Business Value of Using Software as Infrastructure – Mr. Teixeira will present a business case for SANsymphony-V.

PRODUCT DEMONSTRATION: A brief walk-through of key functionality that sets SANsymphony-V apart.

Q & A:
The roundtable of presenters will field questions from the audience.

This will include brief remarks from the presenters and formal closing by the event moderator.

More Information
Extensive reference material and supporting videos for SANsymphony-V may be found at the SANsymphony-V launch page:

About Virtualization Review
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About DataCore Software
DataCore Software is the industry’s premier provider of storage virtualization software. Its software-as infrastructure platform solves the big problem stalling virtualization initiatives by eliminating the storage-related barriers that make virtualization too difficult and too expensive. 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.

Media Contacts:

Stuart Smith
DataCore Software
954-377-6032 and

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Toni Iafrate
Davies Murphy Group (DMG)