Double-Take(R) Software Acquires emBoot, Inc.

Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:01pm EDT

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Company Builds on Its Continuous Full System Expertise with New
        Solutions to Power Dynamic and Green IT Infrastructures
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.--(Business Wire)--
Double-Take(R) Software (NASDAQ: DBTK), announced today the
acquisition of emBoot Inc., experts in network booting technology. The
acquisition follows Double-Take Software's development of full system
protection and recovery technologies as well as the acquisition of CDP
recovery with TimeData as key components of the company's Dynamic
Infrastructure Strategy that aims to optimize, protect, monitor and
recover workloads on any resource, anywhere and to any point in time.

   The technology acquired with emBoot, Inc. allows organizations to
easily assign and re-assign computing workloads to any available
Windows or Linux physical servers or desktops or any virtual machine
in their environment. IT organizations can now move those workloads
around in a matter of minutes, whether it is because a disaster has
occurred, a data center is moving, the company has decided to
virtualize its infrastructure or an application needs more capacity.

   Moving entire workloads around independent of the underlying
physical or virtual hardware they are running on has been painfully
complex and time consuming for IT administrators. By storing workloads
on networked storage resources and making them available to physical
and virtual servers on-demand, Double-Take's new solutions now make it
is easy for IT administrators to move critical applications and data
according to their value and desired service level agreements and to
optimize the use of test, production and disaster recovery computing

   Not only does this create flexibility for the IT administrator, it
also creates an innovative solution to minimize energy use in the data
center. This technology allows the efficient use of power in a server
environment by allowing standby servers to be powered off until needed
for failover or full site recovery and allows greater use of diskless
servers and blades.

   "We see the market moving toward an increased need to liberate
workloads and allow IT administrators the ability to move those
workloads to meet business needs. Double-Take Software is building a
suite of tools to meet those needs," said Dean Goodermote, CEO of
Double-Take. "We expect to continue to expand our product offerings
and our addressable markets with additional software-based solutions
to optimize customers' most pressing IT infrastructure needs,"
continued Goodermote.

   emBoot's technology is based on the rapidly growing iSCSI storage
standard (Internet Small Computer System Interface).

   "emBoot provides network boot products that significantly reduce
the cost and complexity of administrating servers, desktops, POS
terminals and embedded systems," said George Kostiuk, CEO of emBoot.
"We are excited about joining the Double-Take Software team and
contributing to the development of tools that allow our customers to
liberate workloads, and reduce hardware and power consumption as they
move to a more dynamically managed infrastructure," concluded Kostiuk.

   The Company acquired emBoot, which with 5 employees is located in
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, for a total cash purchase price of $9.6
million, subject to customary terms and conditions.

   The Company will discuss this announcement on its regular
scheduled quarterly conference call today at 4:30 p.m. ET. A live web
cast will be available on the investor relations section at

   If you are unable to participate in the conference call, an audio
replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the
conclusion of the call and remain available until Friday, August 1,
2008 at 11:59 p.m. ET. To access the audio replay, dial 888-266-2081
or 703-925-2533 and enter pass code 1255729.

   A replay of the web cast will be available on the investor
relations section at approximately two hours after
the conclusion of the call and will remain available for 90 calendar

   About Double-Take(R) Software

   Headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, Double-Take(R)
Software (Nasdaq: DBTK) is a leading provider of affordable software
for recoverability, including continuous data replication, application
availability and system state protection. Double-Take Software
products and services enable customers to protect and recover
business-critical data and applications such as Microsoft Exchange,
SQL, and SharePoint in both physical and virtual environments. With
its unparalleled partner programs, technical support, and professional
services, Double-Take Software is the solution of choice for more than
ten thousand customers worldwide, from SMEs to the Fortune 500.
Information about Double-Take Software's products and services can be
found at

   This release includes forward-looking statements intended to
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Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
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Similarly, statements in this release that describe the Company's
business strategy, outlook, objectives, plans, intentions or goals
also are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements
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that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
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uncertainties include those set forth from time to time in our filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We are under no
obligation, and do not undertake any duty, to update these forward
looking statements at any time.

   (C) Double-Take Software. All rights reserved. Double-Take,
GeoCluster, Double-Take for Virtual Systems, and NSI are registered
trademarks of Double-Take Software, Inc. Balance and Double-Take
ShadowCaster are trademarks of Double-Take Software, Inc. TimeData is
a registered trademark of Double-Take Software Canada, Inc. TimeData
logo is a trademark of Double-Take Software Canada, Inc. Microsoft,
Windows, and the Windows logo are trademarks or registered trademarks
of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

Double-Take Software
S. Craig Huke, 317-572-1857
Chief Financial Officer
Sapphire Investor Relations, LLC
Erica Mannion, 212-766-1800
Investor Relations

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