Reinforcing the Company's position as the leading provider of data recovery software for Linux distributions, BakBone
Software(TM)(OTCBB:BKBOF - News; TSX:BKB - News) today announced a global alliance with Red Flag Software Co., Ltd, China's leading Linux operating
system developer, to deliver NetVault 7.0 backup and restore capabilities for Linux-based applications to the People's Republic of China. The alliance
represents the first tier-one data protection provider to support Red Flag Linux distribution and builds on BakBone's worldwide growth in the Linux
space. The agreement will also expand BakBone's footprint in the Pacific Rim region.
October 1, 2003