Arkeia by Knox Software Included with Linux-Mandrake PowerPack 7.0 Release

Arkeia by Knox Software, a Southern California-based developer of network backup solutions for the enterprise market, announced today that its Arkeia 4.2 network backup application is included with the Linux-Mandrake 7.0 PowerPack. The Linux-Mandrake 7.0 PowerPack, a six CD compilation of Linux-Mandrake installation tools, source code and sample applications, features a full version of Arkeia Personal Version 4.2 along with a 30-day evaluation copy of Arkeia Professional Version 4.2. The bundling of Arkeia for evaluation with Linux-Mandrake 7.0 makes it easy for network administrators to find a flexible, powerful commercial application for the backup of large heterogeneous computer networks along with the Linux-Mandrake tools they plan to use to build cost-effective network backup appliances. The Arkeia network backup software is a proven solution for enterprise network backup requirements, providing incremental and full backups (scheduled or on demand) and preserving directory structure, registry, symbolic links and special attributes.

It utilizes an exclusive multi-flow technology to back up multiple clients simultaneously, delivering speeds that are 200 to 300 percent faster than rival software packages. The Professional Version of Arkeia provides client support for over 30 hardware-OS configurations. Arkeia 4.2 was awarded the LinuxWorld Editor's Choice at LinuxWorld in August 1999.

Version 4.2 provides several powerful enhancements such as a job queuing facility, a new command line interface, a virtual backup server facility and email notification upon completion of backups. Arkeia by Knox Software 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 networks. Its flagship product, Arkeia, is used by thousands of ISPs, small companies and large organizations worldwide to protect their data, the most critical organizational asset. Arkeia by Knox Software is privately held and has offices in Carlsbad, California and Paris, France.