Free StarWind software for VMware, Microsoft and Citrix Certified Professionals

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StarWind Offers Free NFR Licenses for Lab Testing, Demonstration, and Training Purposes 

Burlington, MA – June 11, 2012 – StarWind Software Inc., an innovative provider of iSCSI SAN software and VM backup technology, announced today that the company offers free license keys of its best-of-breed High Availability SAN solutions to VMware vExperts, VMware Certified Instructors (VCI), Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVP), Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT), Citrix Technology Professionals (CTP), and Citrix Certified Instructors (CCI). The not-for-resale (NFR) license keys are available for non-production use, including: course development, training, lab testing, evaluation, and demonstration purposes. The offer includes such solutions as StarWind iSCSI SAN and StarWind Native SAN for Hyper-V both enhanced with a powerful VM Back-up Plug-in.

“We recognize the contribution that VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix certified professionals make to the global IT community and, therefore, we want to reward them with free NFR licenses of our solutions,” said Artem Berman, Chief Executive Officer of StarWind Software“With the ability to use StarWind High Availability SAN software in their home and office labs, instructors, trainers, and bloggers will be able to benefit directly and discover the advantages of our technology as well as educate others about the most effective ways for leveraging storage assets.”

The free NFR license keys of StarWind SAN software are available until September 30, 2012. The licenses may be used for non-production purposes only.

To receive a free license key, please email to Roman Shovkun, CSO at StarWind ( or register at

Note: Proof of VMware vExpert, VCI, Microsoft MVP, MCT, CTP, and CCI certification is required.