BakBone Software, Inc. (ticker: BKBO, exchange: OTC Bulletin Board (.OB))
News Release -
BakBone Ranked First in Top 10 Storage Software Companies for 2003 by STORAGEsearch.com
SAN DIEGO, Dec 18, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- Building on recent industry
honors for the Company and its NetVault data protection solution, BakBone
Software(TM) (Toronto: BKB, OTC Bulletin Board: BKBOF), a global provider of
data backup and recovery software, today announced that it has ranked first
place in STORAGEsearch.com's 2003 poll of storage software companies
( www.storagesearch.com/squeak-8.html ). The No.1 position reflects the level
of interest STORAGEsearch's online readership has exhibited in BakBone,
singling the Company out of over 1,000 storage companies listed on
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"Making the top five out of more than a thousand storage companies is
quite an achievement," said Zsolt Kerekes, editor of STORAGEsearch.com. "It
clearly shows just how much interest there is in BakBone and its products."
STORAGEsearch also identified BakBone as one of the fastest growing storage
companies in 2003, with reported 84 percent year-over-year revenue growth.
Available online since 1998 and with over half a million readers, the
STORAGEsearch.com portal is one of the world's best resources for news about
the storage industry. It annually ranks the top storage software companies
"2003 has proven to be yet another excellent year of growth for BakBone,"
said Peter Eck, vice president of marketing for BakBone Software. "Our
ongoing efforts in building brand awareness for the Company and NetVault is
paying high dividends. We are pleased to see our efforts rewarded by the
accolades we've received from STORAGEsearch.com's readership."
About BakBone Software, Inc.
BakBone Software is a leading international data recovery solution
provider that develops and distributes data backup, restore, and disaster
recovery 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 OEM partners, resellers and solution providers, you can learn more
information about BakBone's products and services at www.bakbone.com or email
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. All statements, other than statements of
historical fact, are statements that could be deemed forward-looking
statements, including statements containing the words "planned," "expects,"
"believes," "strategy," "opportunity," "anticipates," and similar words.
These statements may include, among others, plans, strategies and objectives
of management for future operations; any statements regarding proposed new
products, services or developments; any statements regarding future economic
conditions or performance; statements of belief; and any statements of
assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. 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;
risk of third-party claims of infringement; protection of proprietary
information, customer acceptance of the company's products and fee structures;
the success of BakBone's brand development efforts; 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 Canadian Securities Administrators, which is available
on the SEDAR disclosure system at www.sedar.com and/or those risk factors
disclosed in the current report filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, which may be found at www.sec.gov. 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.
BakBone, BakBone Software, NetVault, Application Plugin Module, APM and
the BakBone logo 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, please contact Dani Kenison, Manager, Public
Relations of BakBone Software, Inc., +1-858-795-7584,
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Dani Kenison, Manager, Public Relations of BakBone Software,
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