BBS Technologies, Inc. today announced the acquisition of R1Soft, a provider of backup and data recovery solutions for Linux and Windows Servers and MySQL databases.
The companies believe that the combination is a natural fit, enabling BBS to strengthen its position in the Windows systems management market and enabling R1Soft to benefit from BBS Technologies' distribution channel, support capabilities, and engineering resources.
"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," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO, BBS Technologies.
"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."
"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," said David Wartell President and CEO of R1Soft.
"The combination is a true win-win for our customers and our company. Our commitment to excellence remains unchanged."
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