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28 January 2010, 09:02

Bacula backup software reaches one million downloads

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Bacula Logo Bacula Systems has announced that its open source Bacula network backup and restore solution has surpassed the one million download milestone. The Bacula developers note that, according to SourceForge statistics, Bacula is also the most popular enterprise grade open source application, adding that the milestone was driven by new strategic partnerships and "growing enterprise adoption of open source software".

Bacula can be used to create and manage backups and recover and verify data across a network of computers. The software supports several different types of media, such as tape drives and hard drives and it runs on Linux, Unix, Windows and Mac OSX. The latest release of Bacula is version 5.0 from Monday the 25th of January, 2010. Bacula is hosted on SourceForge and its source code is released under version 2 of the GNU General Public License (GPLv2).

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