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Double-Take® Software Announces New Solution with Microsoft to Reduce Cost, Complexity of Remote Site Recovery

Double-Take® Software (NASDAQ: DBTK) today announced a solution with Microsoft Corp. that enables disaster recovery for virtual workloads without the cost and complexity of shared storage or storage area network (SAN)-based data replication. The solution uses Double-Take Software’s GeoCluster® to extend the benefits of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 failover clustering and Hyper-V offering customers an unprecedented opportunity to have both a local and remote availability solution for their virtual machines using a single technology. GeoCluster provides the ability to create single site, or site-to-site, clusters using replicated copies of virtual machines, making quick migrations possible across geographic locations and also eliminating shared storage as a single point of failure, ensuring the highest levels of protection for virtual machines.

“Virtualization is proving to be a valuable strategy to help companies manage their costs, and with the current economic downturn, we’re seeing more companies look for virtualization solutions that offer innovation at the right price,” said Bob Roudebush, director of solutions engineering at Double-Take Software. “The Double-Take Software and Microsoft solution offers Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V customers a cost-effective, highly efficient way to create highly-available virtualized environments.”

GeoCluster integrates with Windows Server 2008 failover clustering and Hyper-V providing the benefit of double-duty performance as a local availability solution and as a disaster recovery solution. GeoCluster offers customers the ability to deploy clustered Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V hosts using local copies of clustered virtual machines rather than storing those clustered virtual machines on a SAN. This approach ensures that there are multiple copies of virtual machines available at any given time, significantly reducing the risk of data loss from a site-wide disaster or other catastrophe. Keeping local copies of clustered virtual machines data up to date with replication also allows customers to keep copies of virtual machines in different geographic locations —functionality not available with shared storage solutions.

“Tough economic times are prompting IT organizations to reduce costs through smart virtualization solutions,” said Dai Vu, director of virtualization solutions, Server and Tools Business at Microsoft Corp. “The remote site recovery solution from Double-Take Software and Microsoft is a smart virtualization solution because it eliminates SAN complexity and cost making it easier to deliver high availability and disaster recovery for virtualized environments.”

About Double-Take® Software

Headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, Double-Take® Software (Nasdaq: DBTK) is a leading provider of affordable Workload Optimization products that are simple to use and enable IT managers to easily move, protect, recover and more flexibly run critical IT workloads in physical and virtual environments, regardless of platform or location. With its unparalleled partner programs, technical support, and professional services, Double-Take Software is the solution of choice for more than 19,000 customers worldwide, from SMEs to the Fortune 500. Information about Double-Take Software’s products and services can be found at www.doubletake.com.

This release includes forward-looking statements intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally can be identified by phrases that say Double-Take or its management “believes,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “foresees,” “forecasts,” “estimates” or other words or phrases of similar import. Similarly, statements in this release that describe the Company’s business strategy, outlook, objectives, plans, intentions or goals also are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are inherently speculative, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include those set forth from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We are under no obligation, and do not undertake any duty, to update these forward looking statements at any time.

© Double-Take Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Double-Take, Balance, Double-Take Cargo, Double-Take Flex, Double-Take for Hyper-V, Double-Take for Linux, Double-Take Move, Double-Take ShadowCaster, Double-Take for Virtual Systems, GeoCluster, Livewire, netBoot/i, NSI, sanFly, TimeData, TimeSpring, winBoot/i and associated logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Double-Take Software, Inc. and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft, Hyper-V, Windows, and the Windows logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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