BakBone Protects Heterogeneous Data for PostgreSQL Databases



    BakBone NetVault(R): Backup Application Plugin Module(TM) for PostgreSQL
Automates Backups and Minimizes Downtime

    SAN DIEGO, November 1 /CNW/ - BakBone Software(R) (Pink Sheets:  BKBO), the
leading provider of heterogeneous integrated data protection solutions, today
announced version 3.0 of BakBone NetVault: Backup Application Plugin Module
(APM) for PostgreSQL. The NetVault: Backup APM for PostgreSQL offers users a
centralized console to setup, configure and define backup and restore policies
with granular control for complete database clusters, individual databases or
tables. NetVault: Backup APM for PostgreSQL seamlessly integrates with
BakBone's award-winning data protection software, NetVault: Backup, for
central management of multi-platform data protection environments.

    "Open-source databases are becoming popular with corporations because of
the enterprise-class functionality they provide at a low total cost of
ownership and the ability to revise the source code. As a result, programs
like PostgreSQL need a reliable data protection solution," said Jeff Drescher,
vice president of marketing, BakBone. "BakBone is the first major vendor to
protect PostgreSQL databases with a proven, integrated data protection
solution."

    PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source relational database system that has
earned a strong industry reputation for reliability, data integrity and
accuracy. It runs on all major operating systems, including Linux, Solaris and
Windows. NetVault: Backup APM for PostgreSQL automates PostgreSQL backup
policies with a point-and-click GUI, eliminating the need for complex
scripting. Through integration with a variety of backup devices via NetVault:
Backup, users have the flexibility to store backups in a VTL and then
duplicate jobs to physical tape libraries.

    NetVault: Backup APM for PostgreSQL provides comprehensive data
protection capabilities for PostgreSQL. During the backup process, all data
remains online and users have normal access to the full database clusters,
individual databases and tables. In addition to backing up the full database
cluster, individual database or table, NetVault: Backup APM for PostgreSQL can
also back up configuration files and perform global object-only backups.
BakBone's solution supports SQL Plain-text, TAR and compressed formats, giving
users the flexibility to select a backup format without learning PostgreSQL
internals.

    NetVault: Backup APM for PostgreSQL reduces downtime by speeding up
restores and restoring only what is needed from the complete clusters to the
granular level, individual databases or tables. Restores are fast and there is
less chance for human error or a syntax error than with manual execution.

    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.




For further information:

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

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