Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – December 5, 2007 – Developer of near-continuous data protection products for Linux and Windows, R1Soft, has been acquired by BBS Technologies, Inc., to strengthen its position in the Windows systems management market and give access to R1Soft, of BBS’ distribution channel, support capabilities, and engineering resources.
Rick Pleczko, President and CEO, BBS Technologies noted, ”The acquisition of R1Soft expands our footprint in the Windows backup and recovery space as well as extending our reach into the fast growing Linux Server market. As Linux and MySQL play key roles in organizations worldwide, this announcement represents an important step in positioning us to meet a broader set of customer needs during 2008 and beyond. We welcome the R1Soft team and products into our company.”
Effective immediately, R1Soft will be integrated as a division of BBS Technologies headed up by David Wartell, founder and CEO of R1Soft. R1Soft will continue to pursue its existing product development goals, and existing employees will continue to work under the new division.
David Wartell President and CEO of R1Soft added, ”We are excited about becoming part of BBS Technologies as it will enable us to accelerate our product development plans, increase our penetration into existing markets and provide us with the resources to enter new product and market spaces. The combination is a true win-win for our customers and our company. Our commitment to excellence remains unchanged.”
R1Soft currently produces Continuous Data Protection solutions designed for data centers, web hosting providers, and other firms using Linux servers. Founded in 2003, Righteous Software is a provider of disk-based backup solutions, with low cost, scalable and integrated products, featuring products designed to integrate with Linux-based systems.
For more information about R1Soft, please visit: www.r1soft.com.