BakBone Software(R) (Pink Sheets:BKBO), the leading provider of heterogeneous integrated data protection solutions, has been selected as a finalist for the annual Storage Products of the Year awards for 2007 in the Backup and Disaster Recovery Software and Services category for NetVault(R): Backup 8.0 with NetVault: TrueCDP(TM).
“Being recognized as a finalist in Storage magazine’s Product of the Year awards is not only a huge honor, but it is an indication that BakBone is meeting the high criteria we set for ourselves,” said Jim Johnson, chief executive officer at BakBone. “We are devoted to our user community and providing them with robust solutions to meet their data recovery and storage needs. This nomination reflects the importance we place on our products and the continual benefits we strive to bring to users.”
BakBone delivers complexity-reducing data protection technologies, including award-winning Linux solutions; proven Solaris products; and application-focused Windows offerings that reliably protect Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, MySQL and other business critical applications. These data protection solutions include backup, disaster recovery, replication and storage monitoring and reporting software.
Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com editors and other storage industry experts judged entries based on innovation, performance, ease of integration into environment, ease of use and manageability, functionality and value. The winners of “Storage Products of the Year” awards will be announced on February 5, 2008.
About BakBone Software, Inc.
BakBone is committed to making data protection a simple, straightforward process while delivering its Integrated Data Protection (IDP) strategy through an award-winning product suite. This suite provides unprecedented capabilities not only to protect critical data – but more importantly, to ensure the availability of that data as well. BakBone’s products offer a single point of control for managing resources across all platforms, providing improved operational efficiency, reduced system downtime, improved availability and enhanced security to support the business growth of enterprise environments. Thousands of users worldwide leverage BakBone’s IDP approach to simplify the management of multi-platform environments with a portfolio of backup, disaster recovery, replication and storage reporting solutions for Linux, Windows, Unix and Mac OS environments. These scalable data protection solutions address the demands of Global 5000 organizations and are distributed through a worldwide network of select OEM partners, strategic partners, resellers and solution providers. BakBone is headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information about BakBone, visit http://www.bakbone.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, which, if they do not materialize or prove correct, could cause BakBone’s results to differ materially from historical results, or those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The potential risks and uncertainties may include, but are not limited to: competition in our target markets; potential capital needs; management of future growth and expansion; the development, implementation and execution of the Company’s Integrated Data Protection (IDP) strategic vision; risk of third-party claims of infringement; protection of proprietary information; customer acceptance of the Company’s existing and newly introduced products and fee structures; and the success of BakBone’s brand development efforts. Also, risks associated with strategic alliances; reliance on distribution channels; product concentration; need to develop new and enhanced products; potential product defects; our ability to hire and retain qualified employees and key management personnel; and risks associated with changes in domestic and international market conditions and the entry into and development of international markets for the Company’s products. Our forward-looking statements should be considered in the context of these and other risk factors disclosed in our most recent report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which may be found at http://www.sec.gov , as well as those risk factors disclosed in our current report filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators, which is available on SEDAR at http://www.sedar.com . All future written and oral forward-looking statements made by us or on our behalf are also subject to these factors. BakBone assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances arising after the date on which it was made, other than as required under applicable securities laws.
The common shares of BakBone Software are currently subject to cease trade orders in the Canadian jurisdictions of Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario due to delays in the filing of the Company’s financial statements. Although these cease trade orders do not prevent investors, who are not resident in or otherwise subject to the laws of Alberta, British Columbia or Ontario, from trading the common shares of BakBone on the Pink Sheets in the United States, investors are encouraged to obtain legal advice to ensure that these trades are not violating the cease trade orders. BakBone continues to work to resolve all outstanding issues which have prevented filing of its financial statements, however an exact date for filing of these financial statements cannot be determined at this time.
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