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INNOVATION FATSCOPY Tape Migration Software Now Available Through EMC

INNOVATION Data Processing announced today the availability of its FATSCOPY Tape Migration Utility through EMC®, with special EMC Global Services Practice pricing, to support customers installing or migrating to the EMC Disk Library for mainframe virtual tape library.

INNOVATION Data Processing works with EMC to help ensure INNOVATION Data Protection, Business Continuance and Storage Media Migration solutions are simple, secure, fast and non-disruptive in mainframe environments. INNOVATION’s FATSCOPY has been used successfully by EMC Disk Library for mainframe (DLm) customers to help migrate mainframe data during new DLmTM deployments. The availability of FATSCOPY through EMC enables EMC customers to more easily and confidently purchase and leverage FATSCOPY in their DLm deployments.

“Continuously improving the interoperability between INNOVATION and EMC mainframe solutions is the best way to ensure that customers will continue to see their equipment operate at its highest levels of performance while providing business resiliency and cost savings,” said Thomas J. Meehan, Vice President of Technology Advancement, INNOVATION Data Processing. “As mainframe customers move to cloud computing and address big data challenges, highly interoperable solutions such as FATSCOPY and the EMC Disk Library for mainframe help them contend with geometric data growth by reducing the amount of data they backup and the time they spend moving it.”

“EMC is pleased to offer the FATSCOPY Tape Migration Utility as an EMC Global Services Practice solution,” said Al Brandt, Vice President, DLm Engineering, EMC Corporation. “Our work with INNOVATION Data Processing to deliver data protection and business continuance solutions helps improve customers’ overall business resiliency, and ensures that they have the highest level of support possible for their information infrastructure initiatives.”

About INNOVATION Data Processing

One of the most experienced independent software vendors in the world today, INNOVATION Data Processing provides non-disruptive business data protection, business continuance and information storage management solutions that improve the business resiliency of z/OS, Linux on System z and distributed systems for enterprise organizations. A single source for solutions that combine innovative design with the latest cross platform access, deduplication and virtualization technology; INNOVATION partners with EMC and other storage technology vendors, to deliver complementary mainframe and open system solutions that are the choice of enterprise customers around the globe for their business resiliency concerns, especially as they find themselves facing the need to accomplish more in the same or less amount of time, at lesser cost, using fewer resources. For further information on INNOVATION check the web site www.innovationdp.fdr.com

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