Tarmin Technologies Forges Technology Partnership With Bakbone Software

Collaboration to expand Tarmin's market presence and add new technology to Bakbone portfolio

July 1, 2009

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Ongar, United Kingdom and Palo Alto, Calif. (July 1, 2009) -- Tarmin Technologies, a leading provider of intelligent secondary storage platforms and active archival solutions, today announced that it has entered into a global technology partnership with BakBone Software?? (BKBO). This alliance will enhance Tarmin's scope in rapidly growing markets and deliver expanded technology to BakBone.

As part of this agreement, Tarmin and BakBone will invest in joint technology and market expansion.  Both companies share a mutual vision to substantially reduce an enterprise's data and storage management burden, lower storage and operational costs, and minimize compliance and regulatory risks.

"Tarmin is extremely excited about the opportunity to deliver new technologies to the marketplace with BakBone," said Shahbaz Ali, founder and CEO of Tarmin. "By working together, Tarmin and BakBone can address the central storage and data management issues facing customers during a turbulent economic period. This technology relationship will alter the management paradigm for storage environments."

"Partnering with Tarmin will open up new opportunities for our customers while expanding the scope of BakBone's Universal Data Management strategy," said, Jim Johnson, CEO, BakBone. "Tarmin's industry acclaimed expertise in intelligent secondary storage platforms and active archival solutions coupled with BakBone's market and proven track record in the data protection market will be mutually advantageous."
GridBank utilizes affordable industry-standard, heterogeneous server and storage to create a high-performance, high-availability and grid-based intelligent secondary storage platform and active archival solution. Enabling effective long-term, fixed-content data preservation on cost-effective secondary storage tiers and cloud storage environments, GridBank delivers a comprehensive solution that substantially reduces storage and IT costs.  GridBank satisfies any organization's compliance, regulatory and governance, requirements by ensuring secure, long-term data retention and fast E-discovery and retrieval of valuable corporate data.

Tarmin??? Technologies is a leading provider of active archival and intelligent secondary storage platforms. Tarmin's GridBank platform solves archiving problems across all business functions. Deployed as a heterogeneous grid of servers, GridBank delivers maximum data reliability and substantially lowers storage and IT CAPEX and OPEX. A high-performance, high-availability, highly scalable, and active archiving solution, GridBank satisfies any organization's regulatory, governance, and compliance requirements by ensuring secure, long-term data retention, and fast search and retrieval of valuable business records. GridBank's policy-driven software completely automates all processes, while empowering staff to securely share, search and publish their archived data, while delivering an environmentally friendly storage solution. Tarmin is headquartered in Ongar, United Kingdom, with North American offices in Palo Alto, California. For more information, please visit www.tarmin.com or e-mail us at [email protected]

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