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FDRINSTANT wins 2008 EMC Partner Solution Award: Offering of the Year for EMC Symmetrix.

FDRINSTANT™ for z/OS recognized as the 2008 EMC Partner Solution Offering of the Year on EMC Symmetrix.

Little Falls, NJ, and Boston, MA — May, 2009. “We are extremely proud to have our FDRINSTANT for z/OS singled out as the 2008 EMC Partner Solution Offering of the Year for EMC Symmetrix”, said Thomas J Meehan INNOVATION Data Processing, Vice President Advance Technology. “We express our gratitude to EMC for this recognition as well as thank all the EMC TimeFinder users who choose FDRINSTANT for z/OS”, Meehan added.

FDRINSTANT for z/OS, a non-disruptive data protection solution, is an uncompromisingly fast, easy-to-use and seamless way to employ EMC® TimeFinder®/MIRROR/CLONE/SNAP and FlashCopy point in time data replication that insures a reliable z/OS disk backup in an instant for business continuance and a totally non-disruptive tape backup for off-site disaster recovery. The EMC Velocity2 Technology and ISV Program ‘2008 EMC Partner Solution Award: Offering of the Year–for EMC Symmetrix®’ is an acknowledgement of the value of the close integration FDRINSTANT for z/OS has with EMC Symmetrix point in time replication technology. The purpose of this Award is to recognize partner offerings in the EMC Solution Gallery with a compelling market presence, business impact, leads generated, commitment to and leverage of EMC technology, revenue contribution and market potential. FDRINSTANT for z/OS strives to meet these high standards by virtualizing backups, protecting system & business application data, and eliminating backup downtime, to meet 24x7 data protection obligations without impacting ongoing business processing.

FDRINSTANT advantages for EMC Symmetrix and DMX customers include:
  • No delays in starting overnight batch work
  • No delays beginning your on demand - online day
  • Support for Hot DB2 D.R. Consistent Backup
  • Support for EMC TimeFinder BCV, CLONE, SNAP and FlashCopy.
INNOVATION Data Processing began collaborating with EMC over a decade ago to bring pre-tested, fully proven, non-disruptive business continuance solutions to its customers. “Our objective is to ensure our EMC Symmetrix customers the highest quality enterprise business protection solutions possible” said Meehan. View the FDRINSTANT for z/OS EMC Solution Gallery entry ( to see more on its benefits.

“EMC is pleased to offer an extensive selection of solutions built by our development partners, across EMC platforms, in the EMC Solution Gallery. We congratulate IDP for its FDRINSTANT solution winning the 2008 EMC Partner Solution Award: Offering of the Year for EMC Symmetrix,” said Shahram Moradpour, Director, Partner Development, EMC.

The EMC Partner Solution Awards, conducted annually by the EMC Velocity2 Technology and ISV Program, recognize and reward top offerings in the EMC Partner Solution Gallery ( All solutions in the Gallery have been developed for EMC platforms, are confirmed as repeatable and referenceable, and are available for customers to address their business challenges. To learn about the EMC Solution Gallery, please visit

About INNOVATION Data Processing
INNOVATION Data Processing is a leading international provider of enterprise data protection, business continuance and storage resource management solutions satisfying customer business resiliency requirements and information security concerns since 1972. Combining high performance design with non-disruptive virtualization technology, easy to use and extremely reliable backup, recovery, data replication and privileged information protection, INNOVATION solutions eliminate business downtime while addressing data security concerns. A member of the EMC Velocity2 Technology & ISV Program, INNOVATION actively partners with EMC, and other leading storage technology vendors, to ensure technological currency with their solutions. INNOVATION solutions are the choice of thousands of enterprise customers around the world for their business resiliency needs. For further information on INNOVATION Data Processing and its offerings email, or visit