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R1Soft Joins Novell Technology Partner Program to Deliver Continuous Data Protection

Cliff Boodoosingh on October 30, 2008
HOUSTON (October 30, 2008) -- R1Soft (, a developer of Continuous Data Protection(R) products for Linux and Windows, today joined the Novell Technology Partner Program, an opportunity for independent software vendors to tap into Novell's growing customer base and network of over 3,500 channel partners.

Leveraging Novell’s brand and go-to-market infrastructure, the Technology Partners Program allows qualified vendors to bring products to market quickly and gain greater exposure to a wide variety of customers. As a Novell Ready Partner, R1Soft will work with Novell to bring the first Continuous Data Protection® solution to Novell’s enterprise Linux customers.

“Our CDP software is protecting data on over 90,000 mission critical Windows and Linux servers around the world and offers a night and day improvement in backup performance over existing backup software. We will be working closely with Novell to make our Linux CDP solution an easy-to-use, must-have tool for the Novell SUSE Linux platform,” said Nick Futter, VP of Channel Development, R1Soft.

Novell Ready partners receive access to Novell PartnerNet, a track within Novell's partner program, enabling ISVs, IHVs, and system builders develop or port their software and hardware products to Novell technologies, then market those solutions to customers. As a member of the Novell Technology Partner Program, R1Soft will gain access to a variety of technical resources, including the Novell Developer Kit and early access to beta software releases.

"Novell is pleased to work with R1Soft to deliver its next-generation, robust data protection technologies to a large audience of businesses and organizations through Novell PartnerNet," said Kevin Pereau, director of independent software vendor ecosystems at Novell. "We look forward to working with R1Soft to deliver true value-add to our clients as it continues to develop and deploy its suite of affordable and reliable Continuous Data Protection solutions."

For more information about R1Soft and Continuous Data Protection®, please visit or call 1-800-956-6198.

About R1Soft

Founded in 2003, R1Soft is a developer of Continuous Data Protection® (CDP) software. Offering scalable and high-performance products, the company’s software has quickly been recognized by data center industry leaders as the standard for Windows and Linux server data protection. R1Soft is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc.

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