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May 16, 2016 03:00 ET

FalconStor's FreeStor Wins Data Centre ICT Management Product of the Year Award

Data Centre Solutions (DCS) Awards Announced the Prestigious Award in London on May 12

MELVILLE, NY and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) - FalconStor Software ® Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), a 16-year innovator of software-defined storage solutions, today announced that FreeStor®, its converged, hardware-agnostic and data services platform, has won Data Centre ICT Management Product of the Year 2016 at the DCS Awards UK. FreeStor was also a runner-up in the Data Centre Software Defined Storage Product of the Year category. The awards were presented on May 12th at the Grange St Paul's Hotel in London and were judged by industry peers and a public vote on the DCS Awards site.

The DCS Awards criteria for recognition were products that have: key distinguishing features, a tangible impact on the market and customers, as well as major differentiators compared to primary competitors.

FalconStor has now won nine product awards in the past 11 months and has been recognised by several respected industry publications and groups. Those awards include Storage Product of the Year by Network Computing, Virtualisation/Software-Defined Storage Product of the Year and runner-up for Company of the Year at the SVC awards.

FreeStor's horizontal architecture unlocks a new world of storage opportunities, allowing IT managers, MSPs and CSPs to maximise efficiencies and lower costs while taking advantage of the public cloud, hybrid cloud, flash storage and software-defined storage. FalconStor's latest upgrade to FreeStor® introduces intelligent predictive analytics which uniquely offers customers an insight across heterogeneous storage environments.

"Winning DCS Awards' Data Centre ICT Management Product of the Year means a lot to us as it gives FreeStor the prestigious recognition it deserves," said Iris Hatzenbichler, Director EMEA Marketing at FalconStor. "Our customers around the world are discovering how FreeStor can be a huge benefit for their organisation. Our Intelligent Abstraction® approach delivers seamless access and unified data services across entire storage infrastructures without having to invest in new technology, and extends the useful life of existing platforms. We are extremely thankful for the accolades received as we continue to strengthen FreeStor as the best software-defined storage product for years to come."

For more information, please visit the awards page: http://www.dcsawards.com/index.php.

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 organisations to modernise their data centre with the right performance, in the right location, all while protecting existing investments. FalconStor's mission is to maximise 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 www.falconstor.com or call 1-866-NOW-FALC (866-669-3252).

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