MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - June 07, 2016) - FalconStor Software® Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), a 16-year innovator of software-defined storage solutions, has announced that its Vice President of Technology, Farid Yavari, has been selected as a featured speaker at the Data Storage Innovation Conference June 15 at 9:15 a.m. at the Marriott San Mateo in California.

Owned and produced by SNIA, DSI is a three-day conference spanning 20 themed topics that are of interest to IT professionals focused on data and storage. Yavari will present "Storage Virtualization in Modern Data Centers" as part of the Software-Defined Storage Breakout Session. Attendees will learn how deploying an intelligent abstraction layer that provides data services and adapts to various modern workloads is needed to solve the challenges of managing today's unprecedented data growth.

"IT is undergoing a radical change with organizations looking for storage that is more agile, dense, flexible and cost-effective than ever before," said Yavari. "These challenges are the force behind innovation in the data center. I look forward to sharing with attendees how they can virtualize and deliver unified data services using existing resources and infrastructure to efficiently move data to, from and across storage workloads by deploying solutions built around an intelligent storage abstraction layer."

FalconStor's groundbreaking Intelligent Abstraction® approach delivers seamless access and unified data services across entire storage infrastructures without the need to invest in new technology, extending the useful life of existing platforms. Always-on availability and continuity keep businesses running while enabling them to move, synchronize and protect data seamlessly across virtual and physical storage platforms. FreeStor's Intelligent Predictive Analytics provides real-time and historical analytics across heterogeneous storage systems to better manage capacity, performance, and availability. By combining Intelligent Abstraction with Predictive Analytics, users are able to take intelligent action based on real-time information to optimize and maintain their storage environment from a single pane of glass regardless of storage vendor or location.

The DSI conference is conducive for quality networking, as well as an education experience for IT departments, cloud service providers, solution architects, storage technology specialists, product and solution vendors, system integrators, and traditional channel communities. More than 80 sessions on topics that reflect leading edge IT trends for next generation data center networked storage and filesystem solutions, the continued shift of enterprise computing to hybrid cloud, increased business-driven big data analytics projects, and managing and optimizing these strategic IT investments. Additional information about the event is available at

About FalconStor

FalconStor Software® Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a leading software-defined storage company offering a converged data services software platform that is hardware agnostic. Our open, integrated flagship solution, FreeStor®, reduces vendor lock-in and gives enterprises the freedom to choose the applications and hardware components that make the best sense for their business. We empower organizations to modernize their data center with the right performance, in the right location, all while protecting existing investments. FalconStor's mission is to maximize data availability and system uptime to ensure nonstop business productivity while simplifying data management to reduce operational costs. Our award-winning solutions are available and supported worldwide by OEMs as well as leading service providers, system integrators, resellers and FalconStor. The Company is headquartered in Melville, N.Y. with offices throughout Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information, visit or call 1-866-NOW-FALC (866-669-3252).

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