SOURCE: Xandros, Inc.

March 15, 2007 08:00 ET

Xandros and SEP AG Offer Comprehensive Server Backup and Restore Facility

'SEP sesam' Secures Vital E-mail and Groupware Data on New Xandros Linux Server

NEW YORK, NY and WEYARN, GERMANY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 15, 2007 -- Xandros, the leading provider of easy-to-use Linux desktop, server and management solutions, and SEP AG, a leading provider of backup and recovery software, today announced an agreement to offer the Linux-based 'SEP sesam' backup and restore software for the new Xandros Server 2.0 - Standard Edition. 'SEP sesam' provides comprehensive data security for the Xandros Linux Server, including full integration with Xandros Server's new Scalix 11 collaboration platform to assure real-time security for vital corporate communications. The 'SEP sesam' solution will be available for Xandros Servers through the Xandros Networks online update facility.

"Xandros Server offers comprehensive, easy-to-use solutions for enterprises of all sizes and we are pleased to be able to further enhance its value with our sesam backup and restore software," said Georg Moosreiner, general manager of SEP AG. "The integration of our comprehensive backup and restore functionality is completely transparent to the user thanks to the Xandros Server software development kit (SDK). The SDK has enabled us to create a combined solution that is extremely easy to administer."

"SEP AG is a leader in backup and recovery, and I am delighted that our new partnership with SEP is offering integrated 'SEP sesam' tools to Xandros Server customers," said Andreas Typaldos, Xandros CEO. "'SEP sesam' provides client/server systems of all sizes, from small business networks to large heterogeneous data centers, with comprehensive data security, including Scalix-certified real-time backup and recovery for vital e-mail and groupware records. The result is an unbeatable groupware/backup solution for Xandros Server customers."

"SEP AG recently opened its US office in Boulder, Colorado," added Tim Wagner, operations manager for SEP Software LLC. "Our new partnership will open new opportunities and incentives for the rapidly expanding Linux Open Source and commercial or paid user communities alike."

Xandros created the first Linux server to provide a powerful platform for enterprise administrators and SMBs with little or no Linux experience. The award-winning Xandros Server, featuring workflow automation and centralized, remote administration, complements the company's award-winning desktop, deployment and management software to complete a full end-to-end product line. The unique SDK for Xandros Server allows for the custom configuration of multiple integrated solutions. For complete product and purchase details, please visit

For further information on the sesam backup and restore solution from SEP AG, please visit for the European market and for the USA and Canada.

About SEP AG

SEP has delivered highly reliable software solutions to multi-national industry partners for over 15 years. Working closely with open source and proprietary computer manufacturers they have developed industry-leading expertise developing network-wide, enterprise class data backup and recovery solutions. The company is headquartered in Weyarn, Bavaria, Germany with US offices in Boulder, Colorado. For more information on SEP solutions, please visit or

About Xandros

Xandros, Inc. is the leading provider of easy-to-use Linux alternatives to Windows. Founded in 2001, Xandros pioneered low cost, graphical operating systems that leverage existing skill sets and provide seamless compatibility with Microsoft Windows programs and networks. It has since expanded its Debian-based product line from standalone consumer desktops to end-to-end enterprise desktop, server, and management solutions featuring workflow automation and centralized, remote administration. The company is headquartered in New York with research and development facilities in Ottawa and Mumbai, and sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, please visit

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