BakBone Announces Certification of NetVault: Backup on Oracle(R) Enterprise Linux



    Joint Customers Benefit from Increased Enterprise Linux Integration
Between Oracle and BakBone

    SAN FRANCISCO, November 12 /CNW/ - BakBone Software(R) (Pink
Sheets:BKBO), a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, today announced that
BakBone NetVault(R): Backup is now certified on Oracle(R) 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."

    NetVault: Backup is certified on both 32-bit and 64-bit Oracle Enterprise
Linux. Announced October 1, 2007, the newest release of NetVault: Backup
introduces integrated, Continuous Data Protection (CDP) capabilities for Linux
and Windows and also expands NetVault: Backup's feature set by enhancing
operational efficiency, reducing system downtime, improving data availability
and increasing security to support the business growth of enterprise
environments. Version 5.0 of NetVault: Backup APM for Oracle, announced
earlier this year, features both methods of Oracle Database backup,
user-managed and RMAN-based backups, to restore complete databases, individual
tablespaces or individual data files faster and more reliably.

    "With a strong Linux heritage and worldwide momentum in enterprise Linux,
our ongoing commitment to providing flexible, easily integrated Linux and
multi-platform data protection solutions is in line with the Oracle
Unbreakable Linux program," said Jeff Drescher, vice president of marketing,
BakBone. "BakBone is uniquely positioned to help customers meet new and
evolving demands for their data protection needs. Our certification with
Oracle Enterprise Linux further expands our broad reach of Linux support.
Today we currently support many Oracle customers through our NetVault: Backup
APM for Oracle, and this is the next logical step to furthering our support
for the Oracle customer base."

    About the Oracle PartnerNetwork

    Oracle PartnerNetwork is a global business network of more than 19,500
companies who deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle software.
Through access to Oracle's premier products, education, technical services,
marketing and sales support, the Oracle PartnerNetwork program provides
partners with the resources they need to be successful in today's global
economy. Oracle partners are able to offer their customers leading-edge
solutions backed by Oracle's position as the world's largest enterprise
software company. Partners who are able to demonstrate superior product
knowledge, technical expertise and a commitment to doing business with Oracle
qualify for the Certified Partner levels.
http://oraclepartnernetwork.oracle.com

    About BakBone Software, Inc.

    BakBone Software is a leading international data protection solution
provider that develops and distributes heterogeneous data backup, restore,
disaster recovery, replication and storage reporting software for network
storage and open-systems environments. BakBone delivers scalable solutions
that address the complex demands of large enterprise environments, as well as
small- to medium-sized businesses. Founded in 2000, BakBone products are used
by Fortune 1000 corporations and domestic and international government
entities. Distributed through a select global network of strategic partners,
resellers and solution providers, interested companies can learn more
information about BakBone's products and services and its Integrated Data
Protection vision at www.bakbone.com or email info@bakbone.com.

    Safe Harbor

    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 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 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.

    BakBone(R), BakBone Software(R), NetVault(R), Application Plugin
Module(TM), BakBone logo(R), Integrated Data Protection(TM), Redefining Data
Protection(TM), Constant Data(TM), Constant Data logo(TM), Constant
Replicator(TM), OnDemand Replicator(TM), and Constant HA Cluster(TM), are all
trademarks or registered trademarks of BakBone Software, Inc., in the United
States and/or in other countries. All other brands, products or service names
are or may be trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of, and used
to identify, products or services of their respective owners.

    Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates.




For further information:

For further information: BakBone Software Amber Winans, 858-795-7584
amber.winans@bakbone.com or Nikki Snowhite, 858-795-7552
nikki.snowhite@bakbone.com

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