StarWind Software Joins the VMware Technology Alliance Partner Program

Burlington, MA – June 17, 2009StarWind Software, a global leader in storage virtualization and iSCSI storage software, today announced it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. The VMware TAP program helps technology vendors integrate their products with VMware virtualization software and deliver timely, joint solutions to mutual customers.

"We are excited to welcome StarWind Software as the newest member of the VMware TAP program," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware. "The VMware TAP program offers companies like StarWind the tools and resources they need to develop high-value solutions that meet the needs of our mutual customers."

"We are truly excited to work more closely with VMware whose customers have been using our storage virtualization solution during the past few years," said Zorian Rotenberg, President and CEO, StarWind Software. "StarWind converts standard servers into centralized shared storage for VMware thus enabling the use of VMotion, Storage VMotion, VMware HA, DRS and VCB features and, most importantly, higher application and data availability with protection against a single point of failure. With StarWind VMware professionals get enterprise-class features at the SMB price and this new alliance will help us continue to optimize our products for joint customers."

With more than 1,000 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

About StarWind Software Inc.
StarWind Software is a leading global provider of storage virtualization and iSCSI storage software. The flagship product, StarWind Server, is an iSCSI Target software which converts any Windows server into a reliable, powerful and scalable SAN and is designed for use with solutions such as Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi and Microsoft Windows Server clusters for database applications such as Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint Server. StarWind is an affordable iSCSI SAN solution and combines ease of use with enterprise-class features such as Mirroring and Replication, CDP and Snapshots, Thin Provisioning and Virtual Tape Library (VTL). Since 2003, StarWind has pioneered the iSCSI storage industry and has been the solution of choice for thousands of global customers in over 50 countries, from small and mid-size businesses, to governments, and Fortune 1000 clients. For additional information regarding StarWind Software, please visit www.StarWindSoftware.com.

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