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Karl Forster


Scottsdale, Arizona USA, June 30, 2003 - - Lockstep Systems, Inc. today announced that its disk-based backup software utility, Backup for Workgroups, has been awarded a “Recommended” rating from SC Magazine. 

The review of Backup for Workgroups appears in the June 2003 issue, in the section titled “Group Test Two:  Disaster Recovery” by Jayne Parkhouse.  Parkhouse states, “We liked this SME solution, which allowed users to protect work between automatic and scheduled backups, and the ease with which it could be implemented into the smaller environment.”

“We are very pleased that Backup for Workgroups received this Recommended rating from SC Magazine,” said Karl Forster, President of Lockstep Systems.  “Our software is designed to be quickly installed and maintained with a minimal amount of effort.  Small and mid-sized businesses need an affordable backup and disaster recovery solution, as well as an alternative to the traditional tape-based method of backup.”

About Backup for Workgroups

Backup for Workgroups is a new disk-based backup and disaster recovery software utility designed for small and mid-size businesses.  Easily installed on any networked Windows computer, Backup for Workgroups uses hard drives for storage in place of tapes, resulting in a more reliable and less expensive backup solution.  Backup data can also be mirrored to removable hard drives for off-site data storage, an integral part of an overall disaster recovery plan.  

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine is the largest circulation information security magazine and is read in more than 50 countries around the world.  The leading US magazine for computer security, SC Magazine is full of news, opinion, product reviews and tests plus applications and solutions articles to keep readers in touch with the latest security threats and the solutions available to remedy them. 

About Lockstep.

Lockstep Systems, Inc., a privately held corporation, was founded in 1999 to develop and market software utilities designed to ensure the integrity and continuity of electronic data for Internet presence companies.  For more information about Backup for Workgroups, please visit

Lockstep Systems, Inc., P.O. Box 4662, Scottsdale, AZ 85261 USA.  Telephone +1.480.596.9432.  Backup product URL:  Company URL:  Lockstep is a registered trademark and Backup for Workgroups is a trademark of Lockstep Systems, Inc.