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Basis of presentation, organization and other matters

Basis of presentation, organization and other matters
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
Basis of presentation, organization and other matters

Note 1 - Basis of presentation, organization and other matters



Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Data Storage Corporation (“DSC” or the “Company”) offers its cloud based disaster recovery and business continuity solutions and services to businesses within the healthcare, banking and finance, distribution services, manufacturing, construction, education and government sectors.


DSC derives revenues from long term subscription services and professional services related to the implementation of subscription services that provide organizations in the education, government and healthcare industries protection of critical computerized data. In 2009, the Company’s revenues consisted primarily of offsite data backup, de-duplication, continuous data protection and Cloud Disaster Recovery solutions and protecting information for our clients. In 2010, DSC expanded its solutions based on the asset acquisition of SafeData to provide business continuity solution to the IBM user marketplace. In 2012, DSC continued to assimilate and acquire organizations, expanded its technology as well as its technical group and positioned the new organization for growth. In October 2012, DSC purchased the software and assets of Message Logic. The Message Logic acquisition provides DSC with ownership of the pending patent and intellectual property to insure email compliance to organizations within its client base and target audience. In 2012 DSC entered into a joint venture agreement with ABC Services LLC to provide an IBM Power i cloud with 50% ownership in the entity Secure Infrastructure and Services, LLC.


DSC maintains equipment for cloud storage and cloud computing in our data centers in Massachusetts, and New York. DSC delivers its solutions over highly reliable, redundant and secure fiber optic networks with separate and diverse routes to the Internet. DSC’s network and geographical diversity is important to clients seeking storage hosting and disaster recovery solutions, ensuring protection of data and continuity of business in the case of a network interruption.





The financial statements have been prepared using accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America applicable for a going concern, which assumes that the Company will realize its assets and discharge its liabilities in the ordinary course of business. For the nine months ended September 30, 2016, the Company has generated revenues of $2,912,152 but has incurred a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $587,861. Its ability to continue as a going concern is dependent upon achieving sales growth, reduction of operation expenses and ability of the Company to obtain the necessary financing to meet its obligations and pay its liabilities arising from normal business operations when they come due, and upon profitable operations. The Company has been funded by the Mr. Charles M. Piluso, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and largest shareholder since inception as well as several Directors. It is the intention of Mr. Piluso to continue to fund the Company on an as-needed basis.



The condensed balance sheet at December 31, 2015 was derived from audited financial statements but does not include all disclosures required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. The other information in these condensed financial statements is unaudited but, in the opinion of management, reflects all adjustments necessary for a fair presentation of the results for the periods covered. All such adjustments are of a normal recurring nature unless disclosed otherwise. These condensed financial statements, including notes, have been prepared in accordance with the applicable rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission and do not include all of the information and disclosures required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America for complete financial statements. These condensed financial statements should be read in conjunction with the financial statements and additional information as contained in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015.