Arkeia Enhances Flagship Network Backup Solution;
v5.1 Adds Convenient Functions for System Administrators; New
Features Extend Leadership in Heterogeneous Network Coverage

Business Editors/High-Tech Writers

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 12, 2003–Arkeia Corp.
today released a newly updated version of its award-winning enterprise
backup solution that incorporates an assortment of innovative features
for augmenting the program’s inherently powerful heterogeneous network

Arkeia v5.1 includes expanded remote access capabilities,
embedded supervision functions, and even broader heterogeneous support
and compatibility with the latest tape drive technologies.

"Version 5.1 consolidates Arkeia’s position as the Linux
market leader while confirming its position as providing the most
extensive platform support among network backup products," Arkeia
CEO Phil Roussel asserted. "We’re not standing still here. A
major part of the reason we are a leader in backup and recovery
solutions for today’s complex business networks is that we continue to
refine and expand our capabilities."

New features of Arkeia v5.1 include:

–Access to the Arkeia backup server from any location, on the
company network or via any Internet connection. Thanks to the Java
User interface, a system administrator can log on to the Arkeia server
from virtually any computer, including Linux, Unix, Windows, Mac OS X,
etc. Backup and recovery administration options become even more
flexible.–Centralized supervision of Arkeia clients on the network
with new setup tools that can consult and/or configure clients. System
administrator can monitor mission critical factors like client system
configuration, network cards, TCP buffer size, memory info, etc.
Information includes the Arkeia version, client port, installed
plug-ins, backup options and more.–More platform support including
PowerPC and IA-64 platforms for both the Arkeia client and server and
Mac OS X as a backed up client.–Option for Lotus hot backup plug-in:
interfacing with the Lotus API Arkeia’s Lotus plug-in ensure smooth
operation, for full, incremental or differential — online or offline
— backup and point-in-time recovery with redirect
possibility.–Latest tape technology support such as DLT VS-160 and

"This upgrade has significantly expanded Arkeia’s
versatility for complex heterogeneous networks," said Michel
Colzi, Arkeia’s R&D director. "Our objective was to make it
easier for sys-admins to use Arkeia, plus expand the software’s

Priced in a range associated with standard Linux environments,
Arkeia is one of the most affordable solutions for backup of Linux,
Unix, Mac OS X, NetWare or Windows servers.

For more information about Arkeia’s new version 5.1 and a
downloadable 30-day trial version, check out (a

About Arkeia Corp.

Formerly Knox Software, Arkeia is noted for its early and
comprehensive support for the Linux open source operating system.
Arkeia is a leading provider of enterprise network backup solutions.
Founded in 1996, the company’s mission is to provide fast, reliable,
easy-to-use and affordable network backup solutions for heterogeneous

The distributed Client/Server architecture, administrative
capabilities, and multiflow/multiplexing technologies enable Arkeia to
provide enterprise-class solutions at an affordable price. Arkeia
supports hundreds of tape libraries, tape drives and more than 30
Operating Systems/hardware combinations.

The Arkeia product range: Arkeia Light, Arkeia MicroLan, MiniLan,
EnterpriseLan and Arkeia Virtual Server has attracted more than 90,000
users worldwide who rely on Arkeia for their data protection needs.
Arkeia is privately owned and has offices in Carlsbad and Paris. For
further information about Arkeia, visit its Web site at (a