Asempra Inks Technology Partnership with BakBone

Mon Apr 7, 2008 8:02am EDT

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New Alliance Enables Business Breakthroughs for Asempra Worldwide and Brings
Expanded Windows Technology to BakBone

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Asempra Technologies, a
leading provider of continuous availability solutions for Windows applications
and data, announced today that it has entered into a technology partnership
with BakBone Software(R) (Pink Sheets: BKBO). The agreement with BakBone gives
Asempra expanded access to high-growth market opportunities, and offers
broader Windows capabilities for BakBone customers.
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    As part of the agreement, Asempra and BakBone will invest in joint product
development, marketing, and services delivery.  Both companies share a common
strategic vision that meets frequent challenges for optimizing data protection
for continuous availability.
    "In addition to providing innovative and easy to use data protection
solutions for Linux, Solaris and Mac OS environments, BakBone is equally
dedicated to supporting Microsoft applications," said Jeff Drescher, vice
president of Marketing, BakBone. "Partnering with Asempra expands the Windows
options for our customers and furthers BakBone's Integrated Data Protection
Strategy. Asempra's expertise in Windows business continuity, and BakBone's
worldwide customer base and proven track record in the data protection market
will be mutually beneficial."
    Asempra is focused on delivering continuous availability, data protection,
and recoverability of Windows-based file systems and applications. The
company's solutions incorporate multiple technologies into an all-in-one,
easy-to-use solution that is dramatically more cost-effective, and easier to
manage for mid-size companies with limited IT resources. Asempra's technology
ensures that all data is protected, from a single file to an entire server
farm and provides customers with flexible recovery techniques.
    "We are excited to be working with BakBone, a global leader in data
protection. Our technologies are well aligned and we share a common goal of
addressing customers' critical data protection issues," said Mike Morando,
vice president of Business Development at Asempra. "Our partnership with
BakBone will help validate Asempra's footprint in the data protection market
and we look forward to collaboration on joint technologies."
    About Asempra Technologies, Inc.
    Asempra Technologies is a leading provider of continuous availability
solutions for Windows applications and data. Named as a "Best of Connections
2007" Finalist in October 2007, ranked as an "Outstanding Choice" by
ByteandSwitch in September 2007, and selected as a "Top Ten Start-up to Watch"
in September 2006 by ByteandSwitch, Asempra's Business Continuity Server(TM)
enables application availability and data recovery in seconds or minutes, from
any location, at any point-in-time. The BCS solves many critical concerns of
small to medium sized businesses, providing continuous availability, data
protection, disaster recovery, business continuity, and recovery management in
one easy to use solution. Tightly integrated with Microsoft Exchange, SQL and
Windows File Server platforms, the BCS allows companies to leverage existing
infrastructure and reduce management complexity while providing near zero data
loss. Asempra is headquartered at 3200 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara,
California 95054. For more information, please call 408.215.5800 or visit
http://www.asempra.com
    Asempra Business Continuity Server and Virtual On Demand Recovery are
trademarks of Asempra. All other trademarks are property of their respective
owners. All Asempra news releases (financial, acquisitions, manufacturing,
products, technology, etc.) are issued exclusively by PR Newswire and are
immediately thereafter posted on the company's external website,
http://www.asempra.com.
     Media contacts:
     Asempra Technologies, Inc.
     Michelle Johnson Cobb
     650-219-9933
     mcobb@asempra.com

SOURCE  Asempra Technologies

Michelle Johnson Cobb of Asempra Technologies, Inc., +1-650-219-9933,
mcobb@asempra.com
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