FalconStor Software, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells network storage software solutions; and provides the related maintenance, implementation, and engineering services worldwide. It builds products and solutions based on its IPStor software platform. The company’s business continuity and disaster recovery products include Network Storage Server solution that enables storage virtualization and business continuity; and Continuous Data Protector that combines local and remote protection into a disk-based solution which allows organizations to recover data back to the most recent transaction. Its backup optimization products comprise Virtual Tape Library, a solution that reduces the amount of data needed to be stored on disk; and File-Interface Deduplication System, a storage capacity optimization solution that allows companies to optimize storage capacity services for disk-to-disk backup and archiving applications. The company offers storage virtualization and data protection solutions for IT administrators and end users to recover data in the event of hardware failure, data corruption, deletion, or catastrophic site-level disaster; and to facilitate data restoration while minimizing downtime. It also provides data protection services at various levels from operating systems and application software, to files, databases, and messaging data in the organization. In addition, the company offers Application-Aware Snapshot Agents that automate and minimize quiescence time during data replication, backup, and other snapshot-based operations; and Application Specific Recovery Options, which offer recovery solutions for database and messaging systems. FalconStor Software, Inc. sells its products through strategic alliances, value-added resellers or solution providers, system integrators, direct market resellers, distributors, and original equipment manufacturers. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.