Quest Software to Acquire Imceda Software, Inc.

April 28, 2005

[From Quest Software]

IRVINE, Calif. and BURLINGTON, Mass., April 26, 2005 - Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT), a leading provider of application, database and Windows management solutions, and Imceda(tm) Software, Inc., a privately-held leader in database administration and development products for SQL Server databases, today announced a definitive agreement for Quest to acquire Imceda. The acquisition will significantly expand Quest Software's portfolio of products for managing SQL Server databases and marks Quest Software's entry into the database backup/recovery and security auditing markets.

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