April 4, 2005

Arkeia Partners with Federal Edge

Anonymous Reader writes "CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 4, 2005--Arkeia Corp., the leading provider of backup and recovery solutions for Linux-based environments, and Federal Edge, a premier government solutions partner, today announced that Arkeia's data protection solutions are now available to federal, state and local government agencies through Federal Edge's GSA Schedule (#GS-35F 0091M).

Federal Edge has signed a value-added reseller (VAR) agreement with Arkeia that calls for the Riverside, Calif.-based provider of technology solutions and consulting services to sell Arkeia's network and server backup and recovery software product lines. Federal Edge will now provide government agencies with an easy mechanism to purchase Arkeia's robust, scalable and reliable data protection solution for Linux and UNIX environments.

"Being able to provide our government and military customers with complete data protection for their Linux and UNIX servers is an important differentiator for us," said Cindra Stolk, president of Federal Edge. "Through this partnership, we are able to offer a cost-effective way to ensure the highest levels of data backup and recovery for Linux servers in the industry."

"By partnering with Federal Edge, Arkeia will be able to capture greater market share and better address the needs of customers in the federal government sector," said Rick DiViesti, Arkeia's director of sales. "We can then build on this relationship to expand our government program and make our products available to more federal institutions."

Arkeia Network Backup features 64-bit Linux(R) support for Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 and support of Kernel 2.6 Linux distributions. Arkeia also offers a tightly integrated solution for open databases and applications such as MySQL(R), Oracle(R), DB2(R) and Microsoft(R) Exchange. Arkeia Server Backup features support for tape autoloaders, allowing fully automatic backup of high-volume servers. It is compatible with all major tape devices on the market as well as numerous tape media technologies. Other features include automatic multi-flow backup from disks, a choice of simple or detailed log reports and compatibility with new Arkeia hot backup plug-ins.

About Federal Edge

Federal Edge is a small, woman-owned, HUBZoned business focused on providing enterprise-class solutions to both federal and state and local government agencies. They are focused on providing personalized attention to their customer base, and known for their excellent level of customer service and support. Federal Edge is an authorized reseller for several of the I.T. industries' "best-of-breed" products, and has core competencies in the areas of high-performance computing, storage and storage management, as well as backup and disaster recovery. For more information on products and services offered by Federal Edge, call 951-683-5024 or visit http://www.federaledge.com/.

About Arkeia Corp.

Arkeia Corp. is a leading provider of established backup and recovery solutions for departments and mid-size businesses utilizing Linux. Arkeia offers data protection software designed to ease the life of system administrators by providing efficient technology at a competitive price.

Products include Arkeia Network Backup, Arkeia Server Backup, bare metal Disaster Recovery modules, NDMP support for NAS backup and hot backup plug-ins for Oracle, DB2, Lotus, Open-Xchange, MySQL, PostgreSQL, LDAP, MS SQL and MS Exchange Servers.

Protecting more than 100,000 networks worldwide, Arkeia solutions have been adopted by 4,000 corporate-class customers in over 50 countries since 1999. Arkeia is privately held, with investment funding support from two major banking concerns. Offices are in Carlsbad, Calif., and Paris, France. For further information visit www.arkeia.com.


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