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Lockstep Contact: Karl Forster


Scottsdale, Arizona USA, 27 May 2009 --  Lockstep Systems, Inc. today announced the release of Backup for Workgroups version 4.2 which restores data up to 25% faster than previous versions. Backup for Workgroups is a disk-based automatic backup software program designed for Windows servers, desktops and laptops.

 “When a server’s hard drive fails, it is important to get the server back to normal operation as quickly as possible. Backup for Workgroups version 4.2 performs the data restoration process 25% faster than before,” said Karl Forster, president of Lockstep Systems, Inc. “We have improved the speed of the restore process in order to reduce server and employee downtime.”

Designed for small businesses, Backup for Workgroups is easy to use and delivers key enterprise-class features at an affordable price; keeping overall data protection costs to a minimum. It operates as a client/server application, with the server side software centralizing the storage of the backup data to disk-based media. The Backup Client software is installed on each computer to backup. Backup for Workgroups supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows.

Pricing & Availability
Backup for Workgroups is available direct from Lockstep Systems, Inc. The suggested retail price is $99 per client and $199 per Open-File Add-On with volume discounts available. Current Backup for Workgroups users should contact Lockstep Systems, Inc. for upgrade details and pricing. New users are invited to download the 30-day trial software. Reseller inquiries welcome. For more details about Backup for Workgroups, visit

About Lockstep Systems, Inc.
Lockstep Systems, Inc. is the developer of Backup for Workgroups, the leading disk-based Windows backup software for small and mid-size businesses and IGetMail, the automatic POP3 email downloader for Microsoft Exchange. Lockstep Systems is a privately held company located in Scottsdale, Arizona, founded by the team that developed the backup software now known as Computer Associates’ BrightStor Mobile Backup.