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.

2020 Press Releases


Luminex Software announces the expansion its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA). Read the entire release.

2019 Press Releases


Luminex Announces the Industry’s First Converged Mainframe Virtual Tape Solution: New MVT 2.0 adds storage management and cross-platform data integration to its data protection architecture. Read the entire release.

2018 Press Releases


Luminex Announces BigData Transfer for Mainframe Data Integration with Hadoop: New MDI Solutions Enable Fast and Secure Mainframe Data Exchange for Enterprise-wide Analytics. Read the entire release.

2016 Press Releases


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


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


Mainframe Virtual Tape Vaults Usher In New Options for Remote Data Protection: New MVT Vault™ 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


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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

2010 Press Releases


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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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