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BakBone Certifies for Oracle

SAN FRANCISCO -- BakBone Software (Pink Sheets:BKBO), a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, today announced that BakBone NetVault®: Backup is now certified on Oracle® Enterprise Linux. Increased customer demand for Linux is driving the adoption of Linux-based applications and databases, making the need for enterprise-class Linux data protection greater than ever. The Oracle Enterprise Linux certification combines BakBone’s NetVault: Backup with Oracle Unbreakable Linux support, providing mutual users with easy-to-use, top-of-the-line support for their Linux environments.

Oracle Enterprise Linux is fully compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and through the Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support program, Oracle provides customers with industry-leading global support for Linux.

NetVault: Backup, BakBone’s award-winning data protection solution for Linux, Windows, Solaris and Mac OS, provides the broadest Linux capabilities in the storage management market, supporting more leading Linux distributions and applications than any other data protection software vendor. With the Oracle Enterprise Linux certification, BakBone also simplifies data protection for Oracle Databases running on the Linux platform with the NetVault: Backup Application Plugin Module (APM) for Oracle 5.0.

“As the industry’s leading solutions provider on Linux and with more than 82% share for Relational Database on Linux, we are seeing very strong momentum with the Oracle Unbreakable Linux support program,” said Monica Kumar, senior director Linux and open source product marketing, Oracle. “Increasingly, organizations are embracing Linux for ease of use, scalability and flexibility, and we are pleased to be working with BakBone, a leader in the Linux data protection space, to provide customers with comprehensive Linux solutions.”

BakBone Software Inc.