FalconStor Buys IP Metrics for $2.5 Million
Up-and-coming storage management maker FalconStor acquired the 10-person company to improve its data trafficking functions.To improve its data trafficking functions, up-and-coming storage management maker FalconStor Software Inc. on Tuesday bought IP Metrics Software Inc. for $2.5 million. "Its meant to extend our high availability offerings, from storage to the IP connection. We have a very broad roadmap," said ReiJane Huai, chairman and CEO of FalconStor, whose main suite is called IPStor.
Using the 10-employee, Euless, Texas-based IP Metrics technology, FalconStor, of Melville, N.Y., will build new fault-tolerance options into its current IPStor server and DynaPath application server, Huai said. FalconStor will also build Unix versions of the IP Metrics technology, which is currently for Windows and Linux, he said.