BakBone Software and Exabyte today announced a partnership to cooperatively develop and deliver integrated storage data protection solutions to Apple customers through joint sales and marketing, product qualification and technical support. Designed to support Apple’s Mac OS X operating system, including the newly released version, Tiger, the new range of “total” storage solutions will help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), data centers as well as education and digital media departments address the challenges of data protection in Mac OS X environments. The BakBone/Exabyte storage backup configurations are available now.