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September 26, 2005 08:29 ET

BakBone Named Second Fastest Growing Technology Company in San Diego by Deloitte & Touche LLP; Revenue Growth Earns BakBone Inclusion in Technology Fast 50

SAN DIEGO--(CCNMatthews - Sep 26, 2005) -

BakBone Software® (TSX: BKB) (Pink Sheets: BKBO), a global provider of data protection software, today announced it has been named the second fastest growing technology company in San Diego by Deloitte & Touche LLP, one of the nation's leading professional services organizations. Named a "Rising Star" in 2004, this year's inclusion on the prestigious annual Deloitte & Touche ranking marks BakBone's first appearance on the San Diego "Technology Fast 50" list and recognizes the Company for its growth in revenue over the five-year period from 2000 through 2004.

BakBone's president and CEO, Jim Johnson, credits the Company's competitive superiority in areas such as Linux, Mac, Network Attached Storage and Disk-to-Disk backup for BakBone's rapid growth.

"We're honored to be recognized by Deloitte & Touche as the second fastest growing technology company in San Diego," Johnson said. "We attribute this accomplishment and outstanding revenue growth to the efforts of our worldwide employees and the dedication of our partners, as well as the performance and proven return on investment offered by our solutions."

To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 1999 and $1,000,000 in 2003, be a public or private company headquartered in North America and be a "technology company" defined as owning proprietary technology that contributes a significant portion of the company's operating revenues and/or devoting a significant portion of revenues to the research and development of technology.

"Sustaining high revenue growth over five years is an exceptional accomplishment," said Helen Adams, partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Deloitte & Touche LLP, San Diego. "We commend BakBone for making the commitment to technology and delivering on the promise of market longevity. We are proud to honor BakBone as a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winner."

About BakBone Software®, Inc.

BakBone Software is a leading international data protection solution provider that develops and distributes data backup, restore, and disaster recovery software for network storage and open-systems environments. BakBone delivers scalable solutions that address the complex demands of large enterprise environments, as well as small to medium size businesses. Founded in 2000, BakBone products are used by Fortune 1000 corporations and domestic and international government entities. Distributed through a select global network of OEM partners, resellers and solution providers, interested companies can learn more information about BakBone's products and services at or email

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