Press Releases

Luminex continues to be recognized throughout the industry media organizations for our unique products and technology. This section provides recent press releases for a history of Luminex press announcements, see Press Release Archives.

2016 Press Releases

Aug302016

Luminex Transforms Big Data Sharing Between Mainframes and Distributed Systems, Delivering a Better Alternative to Unsecured Mainframe FTP: Extensible Platform Expands the Possibilities of Both Mainframe Data Integration and Virtual Tape. Read the entire release.

2015 Press Releases

Jul012015

Luminex's New Authorized Disaster Recovery Center Model is Rapidly Changing Mainframe Data Protection Options: Luminex and PSR partner to provide low cost options for vaults-as-a-service for remote disaster recovery. Read the entire release.

2014 Press Releases

Dec022014

Mainframe Virtual Tape Vaults Usher In New Options for Remote Data Protection: New MVT Vaultâ„¢ offers unprecedented price points and a compact product footprint for storing a second or third copy of virtual tape data out-of-region for data protection. Read the entire release.

2013 Press Releases

Oct282013

Recovery Point Announces Strategic Partnership with Luminex Software, Inc.: Provides Mainframe Cloud Recovery as a Service. Read the entire release.

Aug122013

Luminex Synchronous Tape Matrix™ Brings True Continuous Availability to Mainframe Virtual Tape: Unique Architecture Ensures Business Continuity for Multiple Data Center Configurations. Read the entire release.

Jun262013

Luminex Enables IBM's System Storage ProtecTIER Deduplication Products for Use in Mainframe Data Centers : New deduplication storage options are now available to mainframe data centers. Read the entire release.

2012 Press Releases

Aug072012

Luminex and Nirvanix Introduce World's First Cloud-Based Tape Vaulting Solution for Mainframe Environments: Mainframe Data Centers Can Now Leverage the Benefits of Cloud Storage for Secure Offsite Vaulting of Mainframe Tapes with CloudTAPE. Read the entire release.

May222012

Luminex Establishes Business Operations in Asia-Pacific: Kee Wing Wong Joins Luminex to Oversee Sales and Technical Services for Rapidly Growing Business in Asia-Pacific. Read the entire release.

Feb222012

Luminex Attracts Mainframe Industry Luminaries, Adding to Its Industry Leading Mainframe Virtual Tape Expertise: Luminex hires Joel Kimball, Mitch Mackrory, Mark Beard and Bob Shapiro, each bringing decades of mainframe experience. Read the entire release.

2011 Press Releases

Feb282011

Luminex Channel Gateway Sets The Performance Standard For Mainframe Virtual Tape: Luminex announces Channel Gateway X, an enhanced version of its Channel Gateway mainframe virtual tape product that outperforms all other industry solutions by 2x to 5x or more, providing near link-speed virtual tape performance. Read the entire release.

Jan102011

The Mainframe Tapeless Revolution Continues: Mainframe Enterprises Are Increasingly Replacing Legacy Tape with Luminex's Virtual Tape For Deduplication Storage. Read the entire release.

Jan052011

Luminex Announces Enterprise Enhancements for Mainframe Virtual Tape with Data Deduplication Storage Systems. Read the entire release.

2010 Press Releases

Sep142010

Shoden's Appointment to Resell Luminex Channel Gateways Extended to All of Europe: Shoden Data Systems UK, an innovative provider of server and data storage solutions, today announced that its appointment by Luminex Software, Inc., the developer and provider of the Channel Gateway Modern Mainframe Virtual Tape Products, as Luminex's reseller for the United Kingdom has been strengthened further by expanding the agreement to cover all of Europe. Read the entire release.

May052010

Luminex Enhances Mainframe Deduplication Disaster Recovery Management.  Channel Gateway Mainframe Virtual Tape now offers synchronous copy and replication status monitoring. Read the entire release.

Feb092010

Luminex Partners With Govplace for Mainframe Virtual Tape Upgrades for the Public Sector.Luminex Channel Gateways replace County of Orange, CA's mainframe physical tape infrastructure. Read the entire release.

2009 Press Releases

Nov172009

Luminex Announces FICON Technology Partnership with Océ Printing Systems. Océ Chooses Luminex Technology to Add Mainframe FICON Connectivity for Leading Digital Printers. Read the entire release.

Aug242009

Luminex Announces Mainframe Tape Migration Professional Services. Luminex announced its professional mainframe tape migration services in response to growing demand as customers deploy Luminex's Channel Gateway. Read the entire release.

Jun222009

Mainframe Users Gain Improved Data Protection. Innovation Data Processing, Luminex and Data Domain announced their combined offerings are in production at enterprise mainframe data centers and can provide customers with simplified and cost-effective tapeless backup and disaster recovery solutions. Read the entire release.

Jun032009

Luminex and Kanematsu Electronics Extend Mainframe Virtual Tape Partnership. Decade-long Partnership Serves More Than 100 Mainframe Customers in Japan. Read the entire release.

Apr212009

Data Centers Replacing Tape in Mainframe Environments: Luminex and Data Domain actively switching out Legacy Tape and Virtual Tape Infrastructures for next generation data protection solutions. Read the entire release.

2008 Press Releases

Jul282008

Luminex First to Deliver 8GB/S FICON Mainframe Virtual Tape. Channel Gateway now shipping with industry leading performance. Luminex announced today that their Channel Gateway mainframe virtual tape products are now available with 8GB/s FICON speeds. Read the entire release.

Feb262008

Copan Systems and Luminex Partner to Offer Mainframe Customers New Choices for Virtual Tape. Offer significant reduction in cost and complexity for managing massive volumes of write once, read occasionally "Persistent Data" on the mainframe. Read the entire release.

Feb252008

Luminex and Platform Solutions Partner to Offer Mainframe Virtual Tape solution. Luminex Software, Inc., a leading developer of mainframe connectivity and virtual tape products, and Platform Solutions, Inc. (PSI), developer of System64TM Open Mainframe servers, announced today at the SHARE Technology. Read the entire release.

Feb252008

Luminex Partners With Terasystem as its Channel Gateway Distributor for Italy, Spain and Portugal. Luminex Software, Inc., a leading developer of mainframe connectivity and virtual tape products, announced today at the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo that it has partnered with Terasystem S.p.A., the largest data storage system integrator in Italy, as its full service channel partner for its ground breaking Channel Gateway products in Italy, Spain and Portugal. Read the entire release.

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