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Zmanda CEO, Chander Kant, and vice president of engineering, Paddy Sreenivasan, to discuss open source backup and recovery with LinuxWorld attendees.

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and Linux World, SAN FRANCISCO — August 4, 2008 — Zmanda™, the leader in open source backup and recovery software, today announced that Chander Kant, chief executive officer, Zmanda, will deliver a presentation entitled, “Open Source Backup for Ubuntu”, and Paddy Sreenivasan, vice president of engineering will lead a Birds-of-a-Feather session entitled, “Open Source Linux Backup Tools,” at the 10th annual Linux World Conference and Expo. Kant’s session will be delivered on the Canonical Center Stage on Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 at 10:30 am local time and Sreenivasan’s session will be held in Room 308 on Tuesday, August 5th, 2008 at 6:00 pm local time.

Zmanda will be exhibiting at the event, which will be held August 4-7, 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

In addition, Zmanda will deliver an introduction to the leading open source backup and recovery solution for Oracle databases in the Oracle Partner Pavilion located on the main exhibit floor. The presentations will be delivered on Tuesday, August 5th at 12:45 p.m., Wednesday, August 6th at 3:45 p.m., and Thursday, August 7th at 3:45 p.m.

LinuxWorld Conference and Expo is the premier event exclusively focused on Linux and open source solutions. As the world’s most comprehensive marketplace for open source products and services, more than 10,000 IT business decision-makers attend the event each year with information and resources to implement Linux and open source solutions into business infrastructure and enterprise networks.

“As the largest event dedicated to open source solutions, LinuxWorld provides us with an unparalleled platform for discussing open source backup and recovery,” said Kant. “With Ubuntu’s growing popularity in production environments, I look forward to discussing the importance of implementing a robust backup solution with its users.”

Among the Zmanda products on display at the event will be Amanda Enterprise, an enhanced and supported version of the world’s most popular open source backup and recovery software that is distributed with both community and enterprise Linux distributions from Red Hat. Amanda Enterprise allows users to backup, archive, and recover servers, workstations, desktops and business-critical applications across a network. The backup data and archives can be stored on disks, tape, optical devices or online storage services such as Amazon Simple Storage ServiceTM (S3).

Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL will also be exhibited at the event. ZRM is an easy-to-use, flexible and robust open source backup and recovery solution for MySQL databases and the only solution endorsed by MySQL. ZRM enables database administrators to centrally manage all backup operations including full, incremental, raw or logical backup, one-click point-in-time recovery, and hot backup & recovery with continuous data protection across local, remote or clustered MySQL servers.

To learn more about Zmanda’s open source backup and recovery solutions, visit Zmanda on the LinuxWorld exhibition floor in booth 1300 or online at

About Zmanda

Zmanda is the global leader in open source enterprise backup and recovery. The company’s solutions — Amanda Enterprise and Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL — are designed to make it radically simple and affordable to backup and recover data in an increasingly complex and heterogeneous IT environment. Amanda Enterprise is an enterprise-grade network backup solution based on Amanda, the world’s most popular open source data backup and recovery software with more than half a million active installations worldwide. ZRM for MySQL is the first mission-critical backup and recovery solution designed specifically for MySQL databases. Today, businesses in 25 countries trust Zmanda to protect their corporate data. Zmanda’s headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information about Zmanda, please go to

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