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Arkeia Network Backup Available in the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Partner Repository

Cliff Boodoosingh on May 02, 2010
Enterprise Network Backup Software Distributed with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS; Free Licenses Offered for Small Networks

SAN DIEGO, April 30/PRNewswire/ -- Arkeia Software, a leading provider of fast, easy-to-use, and affordable network backup solutions, today announced the availability of Arkeia Network Backup version 8.1 in the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS partner repository, now available on  Arkeia's products have been packaged with Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, the previous Ubuntu distribution with Long Term Support (LTS) release. 

"We selected Arkeia Network Backup for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS because the software is proven and offers both broad platform support and a robust enterprise feature-set," said Matt Asay, COO of Canonical.  "Our engineers have quality-assured Arkeia Network Backup v8.1 and confirmed that it continues to meet the high quality standards that we've set for Ubuntu 10.04.  By sharing Arkeia Network Backup with the Ubuntu user community, Arkeia Software maintains its important contribution to Ubuntu's ongoing growth in the enterprise."

Arkeia Software was the first professional network backup solution for Linux and has supported the community since 1999.  Today, Arkeia continues to provide the deepest and broadest support for Linux and open source with more than 100 Linux platforms supported.  Fully-licensed Arkeia Network Backup, Ubuntu Enterprise Edition can be downloaded from the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS partner repository by using the Synaptic Package Manager or with the 'apt-get Arkeia' command. 

"Ubuntu has been adopted by millions of users because of its ease-of-use, speed, and affordability," said Fred Renard, Vice President of Marketing at Arkeia Software.  "As Canonical and Ubuntu move into larger environments, Arkeia is proud to provide Arkeia Network Backup, which is similarly fast, easy-to-use, and affordable."

Full-featured Enterprise Backup for Ubuntu Users

Arkeia Network Backup, Ubuntu Enterprise Edition, is full-featured and is not time-limited.  With Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Arkeia will continue to grant one free, perpetual license per individual or company.  Only web registration is required.

The free Ubuntu Enterprise Edition license includes:

    * One Arkeia Backup Server running on Ubuntu  LTS
    * Two Arkeia Backup Agents for Linux / BSD machines or Windows / Mac desktops
    * Up to 250GB of backup to disk
    * Support of any single tape drive


The Arkeia Network Backup, Ubuntu Enterprise Edition package is exclusively available for download from Canonical's repository and can be accessed by using the Synaptic Package Manger or via the 'apt-get Arkeia' command.  A perpetual no-cost license is granted after web registration at:

About Canonical

Canonical provides engineering, online and professional services to Ubuntu partners and customers worldwide. As the founder of the Ubuntu project, Canonical is committed to the production and support of Ubuntu an ever-popular and fast-growing open-source operating system. It aims to ensure that Ubuntu is available to every organization and individual on servers, desktops, laptops and netbooks. Canonical partners with computer hardware manufacturers to certify Ubuntu, provides migration, deployment, support and training services to businesses, and offers online services direct to end users. Canonical also builds and maintains collaborative, open-source development tools to ensure that organizations and individuals can participate fully in innovations within the open-source community. For more information, please visit:

About Arkeia Software

Arkeia Software delivers proven solutions for data backup and disaster 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 Software products protect data on over 150 platforms, including virtually all Linux and Windows platforms, as well as AIX, BSD, HP-UX, Macintosh, Netware, and Solaris.  Arkeia Backup Servers are deployed in three modes:  as software applications, hardware 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 network backup solution for Linux in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, California. 

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