BakBone Announces Enterprise Data Protection Solutions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5



    First to Market Solution Continues to Solidify BakBone's Leadership in
Linux

    SAN DIEGO, April 12 /CNW/ - BakBone Software(R) (Pink Sheets:  BKBO), the
leading provider of Linux data protection solutions, today announced that
NetVault(R): Backup and NetVault(R): Replicator now support Red Hat Enterprise
Linux (RHEL) 5. BakBone offers the broadest Linux capabilities in the storage
management market, supporting more leading Linux distributions and
applications than any other backup software vendor. BakBone provides its
customers with the broadest Linux expertise and integrated solutions for the
most effective Linux data protection deployments.

    "While other vendors have promised RHEL 5 support, BakBone is the only
data protection solution that currently supports RHEL 5," said Jeff Drescher,
director of product management at BakBone. "BakBone is committed to helping
customers more easily embrace open source technologies and that includes
timely and cost-effective data protection for Linux and multi-platform
environments."

    Linux-based data protection provides a high level of assurance that
critical business information is consistently available at a cost-effective
price. This enables companies to decentralize and distribute database-driven
business applications to thousands of locations across the enterprise using
application servers and databases based on Linux. BakBone's solutions are
certified for over 50 different Linux distributions and versions on all
platform architectures.

    BakBone's NetVault: Backup provides enterprise-class data protection for
complex heterogeneous environments, regardless of size. This award-winning
solution is fast, reliable and simple to install. NetVault: Replicator
delivers continuous, cross-platform data replication for multi-platform
environments and easily integrates with NetVault: Backup for the highest
levels of availability, disaster recovery and business continuity. An advanced
user interface with a common look and feel across all platforms allows
customers to manage their data from one centralized location.

    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 IDP 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.




For further information:

For further information: BakBone Software Amber Winans, 858-795-7584
amber.winans@bakbone.com or Lois Paul & Partners Aimee Maillett, 781-782-5819
aimee_maillett@lpp.com

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