Network Backup Specialist Arkeia Software Named Red Hat Advanced ISV Partner


United States, October 28, 2010

Arkeia extends partnership with Red Hat and increases investment in open source solutions

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Arkeia Software, a leading provider of solutions for network backup has achieved Red Hat Advanced ISV (Independent Software Vendor) Partner status. Arkeia has certified its mission-critical data backup and disaster recovery solutions on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

As a Red Hat Advanced ISV Partner, Arkeia will have access to the tools and resources for developing and testing its applications on new Red Hat technologies. Arkeia will receive in-depth sales and marketing support, along with training to help their customers realise the value of open source solutions.

Earlier this month, Arkeia announced that it will support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 in its upcoming Arkeia Network Backup version 9, featuring next-generation data backup deduplication.

“Arkeia has been a Red Hat partner since 1998 and we are delighted to have been recognised as a Red Hat Advanced ISV Partner. We work closely with Red Hat to offer advanced data backup and disaster recovery solutions to our customers and provide a compelling joint offering in the marketplace,” said Frederic Renard, VP of Marketing at Arkeia Sofware.

"Partners such as Arkeia are vital to the success of Red Hat’s partner ecosystem ," said Petra Heinrich, VP of Partners and Alliances, EMEA at Red Hat. "Working closely with leading ISVs helps Red Hat satisfy customer demand for open source solutions.”

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About Arkeia Software

Arkeia Software delivers fast, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for data backup and disas-ter recovery. The award-winning Arkeia Network Backup Suite is designed for both mid-sized organizations and multi-site enterprises, and safeguards more than 100,000 networks for 7,000 customers in 70 countries. Arkeia’s products protect data on over 150 platforms, including virtually all Linux and Windows platforms, as well as AIX, BSD, HP-UX, Macintosh, Net-ware, and Solaris. Arkeia Backup Servers are deployed in three modes: as software applica-tions, appliances, or virtual appliances. Complementary suite software includes file agents, application agents, database agents, virtual machine agents, disaster recovery agents, backup replication servers, and central management servers. Arkeia shipped the industry’s first net-work backup solution for Linux in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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