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March 19, 2003
IBackup.com Announces RSYNC Compatibility for Its Popular IBackup Storage Platform Enabling Linux and Unix Users to Execute Online Backups.

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 19, 2003 -- IBackup (http://www.ibackup.com), a division of Pro Softnet Corp., has announced RSYNC compatibility to augment its rich set of applications for web-based online storage and retrieval.

RSYNC is a widely used backup and mirroring tool in the Linux and Unix worlds including Solaris, AIX among other Unix flavors. IBackup has now made RSYNC compatibility standard for all IBackup accounts, enabling Linux and Unix users to execute lightening fast incremental online backups.

IBackup is the only service that serves a complete line of web-based secure storage solutions featuring general-purpose storage functions to specialized backup functions for a wide variety of platforms. It supports a wide range of protocols including HTTP (S), WEBDAV, FTP, SMTP, CIFS/SMB, WAP and now RSYNC. Its specialized desktop clients include scheduling, network drive mapping applications for Windows.

"RSYNC compatibility for IBackup was critical to address the growing needs for an advanced and cost-effective incremental online backup solution on the Linux and Unix platforms. This is an exciting step and will lead to further developments in the use of IBackup for backing up enterprise data residing on Linux and Unix servers at data centers. Internet is changing the definition of backup. Instead of being a passive data archive that is referred only when some disaster strikes, IBackup is transforming backup to be an active repository of data that could be used for sharing, collaborating or even BTOB Data exchange. With its fast and efficient platform specific advanced solutions, IBackup is transforming the meaning of backup and online storage," said Shyam Appali, COO of Pro Softnet Corp.

About IBackup:

IBackup is a division of Pro Softnet Corp., a software consulting and SSP on the Internet, based in Woodland Hills. Pro Softnet Corp. was established in April 1995 and has successfully executed Internet based software assignments for many Fortune 100 companies. IBackup is a leading provider of open, highly customizable secure backup, data storage, access and data sharing solutions with several possible interfaces and options to backup, retrieve and Manipulate data on the Web, using any Web-enabled device, for multiple platforms.

Pro Softnet's services include IBackup (http://www.ibackup.com), RemotePC (http://www.remotepc.com) and a fast growing anti spam application BSpam.

Contact Information
Pro Softnet Corp.
IBackup Division
21300 Victory Blvd Suite 690
Woodland Hills CA 91367