SINGAPORE, October 22, 2012 — FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC), a market leader in disk-based data protection, today announced the official opening of the company’s Asia Pacific (APAC) regional headquarters in Singapore. FalconStor currently has offices in Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, and Australia.
“FalconStor has experienced growth throughout APAC due to the wide acceptance of FalconStor’s award-winning data protection and recovery solutions, and we expect it to be a key driver of the company’s future growth,” said Jim McNiel, president and CEO of FalconStor Software. “Our investment in the Singapore office demonstrates our commitment to our regional channel partners, to their customers and to the APAC business community at large.”
Because of its outstanding infrastructure and strong trade links, Singapore is an ideal location for FalconStor to grow its share of the APAC market for data protection, replication and recovery.
Spearheaded by Suresh Nair, general manager and vice president of sales and marketing of Asia Pacific for FalconStor, the new Singapore headquarters will coordinate and support FalconStor’s initiatives in APAC countries. The new office establishes a strong company presence to meet the growing demand for world-class data protection and recovery solutions; and it offers comprehensive local and regional sales support and resources, including:
- A sales operations center that houses the local sales team and technology experts as well as regional financial, human resources and IT support functions.
- Training facilities for partners to upgrade their skill set to serve their customers.
- A new solutions center for partners to demonstrate products and to stage complex solution designs for customers.
“The new Singapore office significantly enhances our sales operations in APAC,” said Suresh Nair. “In addition to our core set of sales support services, the office provides customers the ability to test our solutions before they make a buying decision. Ultimately, our active presence in Singapore will help us build stronger relationships with our partners and customers, which will strengthen our leadership in the region.”
About FalconStor Software
FalconStor Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a market leader in disk-based data protection. The company’s mission is to transform traditional backup and disaster recovery into next-generation service-oriented data protection. Built upon an award-winning platform, FalconStor solutions deliver disk-based backup, continuous data protection, WAN-optimized replication and disaster recovery automation. FalconStor solutions are available through a worldwide network of partners, including solution providers, top-tier strategic partners and major OEMs. Thousands of customers worldwide, from small businesses to Fortune 100 enterprises, entrust their data to FalconStor solutions. FalconStor maintains headquarters in Melville, N.Y., and 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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