SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Commission File Number 001-35384
NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING
|(Check One):||x Form 10-K||¨ Form 20-F||¨ Form 11-K||¨ Form 10-Q||¨ Form N-SAR|
|¨ Form N-CAR|
For Period Ended: December 31, 2016
¨ Transition Report on Form 10-K
¨ Transition Report on Form 20-F
¨ Transition Report on Form 11-K
¨ Transition Report on Form 10-Q
¨ Transition Report on Form N-SAR
For the Transition Period Ended: _______________________________________
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|Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.|
If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the item(s) to which the notification relates:
PART I - REGISTRANT INFORMATION
|Data Storage Corporation|
|Full name of registrant|
|Former name if applicable|
|68 South Service Road|
|Address of principal executive office|
|Melville, New York 11747|
|City, state and zip code|
PART II - RULE 12b-25 (b) AND (c)
If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b-25 (b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate.)
(a) The reasons described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;
(b) The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, Form N-SAR, Form N-SAR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the 15th calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q, or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
(c) The accountant’s statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.
State below in reasonable detail the reasons why Form 10-K, 11-K, 20-F, 10-Q, N-SAR or the transition report portion thereof could not be filed within the prescribed time period.
The Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2016 cannot be filed within the prescribed time period because the Company requires additional time for compilation and review to insure adequate disclosure of certain information required to be included in the Form 10-K. The Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K will be filed on or before the 15th calendar day following the prescribed due date.
(1) Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification
|Charles M. Piluso, CEO, President and CFO||(212)||564-4922|
|(Name)||(Area Code)||(Telephone Number)|
(2) Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If the answer is no, identify report(s).
x Yes ¨ No
(3) Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof?
¨ Yes x No
If so: attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.
Data Storage Corporation
Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter.
Has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: April 3, 2017||By:||/s/ Charles M. Piluso|
|Charles M. Piluso|
|Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief|