GARDEN CITY, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2011) - Data Storage Corporation (DSC), a provider of data protection and business continuity solutions, today announced that it has expanded and made significant enhancements to its Westbury, N.Y. data center. The company will now be able to offer its SafeData VDR (virtual data recovery) solution from its Westbury data center. The additional enhancements made at all four of its data centers will provide its clients and other managed services providers, hosting data at their facilities, more optimized performance of their data backup and recovery solutions via a cloud computing model.

"We have been able to offer our virtual data recovery services from our other data centers, but are now pleased to be able to provide our New York area clients with the same viable cloud-based data recovery solution," said Chuck Piluso, Chairman and CEO of Data Storage Corporation. Matt Grosso, EVP Technical Operations and Engineering stated: "The additional enhancements made to our data centers will shorten the data recovery times for our clients and those managed service providers utilizing our offsite backup facilities. As technology continues to change, we are dedicated to continually advancing the performance of our data centers and expanding these facilities to meet the rising demand for reliable disaster recovery and business continuity solutions."

The key upgrades made to the DSC data centers include:

  • SafeData VDR - DSC is now able to offer organizations its VDR solution from its Westbury data center, providing them with remote connectivity to a fully functioning Windows or Linux system complete with their backed up data and applications. DSC will also be adding SafeData DR for IBM iSeries (AS400) Recovery, to complement the services in the DSC RI and MA data centers.
  • Network Storage Platform - Leveraging BlueArc's storage systems for both its primary storage system and for its data recovery solution, DSC has significantly increased its storage capacity and performance.
  • Firewall Security - DSC is now using Stonesoft Corporation's 1060 Link Aggregation Firewall, a unique network security solution that allows DSC to integrate the firewall and IPS with its high availability and data recovery solutions to offer increased security and scalability.

About Data Storage Corporation
DSC provides professional services focused on data protection, disaster recovery and business continuity solutions that help organizations protect their data, minimize downtime, ensure regulatory compliance and recover and restore data quickly. Through its four data centers and by leveraging leading technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing and cloud storage, DSC delivers and supports a broad range of premium solutions for both Windows and IBM power systems environments that help its clients save time and money, gain more control of and better access to data and enable the highest level of security for that data. The company's solutions include: offsite data backup, storage, replication, protection and recovery services; High Availability (HA) data replication services; email archive and compliance solutions for e-discovery; continuous data protection; data de-duplication; virtualized system recovery; and telecom recovery services. Headquartered in Garden City, N.Y., DSC offers its solutions and services to healthcare, banking and finance, distribution services, manufacturing, construction, education, and government industries. For more information on DSC, visit