Carbonite was originally focused on photo storage, but in May of 2006 changed paths. They now offer a very competitive internet based backup solution. For $59/year Carbonite will backup all the data on your computer as long as it's connected to the internet. The service has no upload limits and Carbonite can surely handle all of your data with a datacenter that can hold 1.5 petabytes (1.5 Petabytes = 1,572,864 Gigabytes) of data.
In the last year nearly 100 million digital photos, documents, emails and other files that otherwise would have been lost forever, have been recovered using Carbonite.
Carbonite claims that "statistically, you have about a 1 in 12 chance of having your hard drive crash in any given year, about a 1 in 10 chance of having your laptop stolen, and about a 1 in 3 chance of serious data loss through your own errors." Regularly backing up your hard drive is one thing that way too many people don't do and Carbonite provides an easy solution.
In addition to being able to signup through their website, they offer a boxed product available at Staples, CompUSA, Amazon and other stores. Also, Carbonite signed an agreement with Microsoft to include a year of free online backup with Microsoft Money 2007 and is included as part of a software kit named OrganizeMY Electronic Filing Cabinet For Dummies. Carbonite recently launched both remote access features and a Mac client in March 2009.
Current Team (12)Update
Director of Media & Direct Marketing
Manager / Core Services / Cloud Applications and Services
Apr 11, 2011
Co - Founder & Board Member
CFO & Treasurer
Chairman & CEO
SVP, Sales & Marketing
Past Team (7)Update
Manager of Online Marketing Optimization
Jan, 2009 - Dec, 2010
Senior User Experience Designer
2011 - Jan, 2013
Nov 21, 2005
User Experience Director
2006 - Jan, 2012
2008 - Jan, 2012
2007 - Jan, 2009
Vice President of Finance
Funding Rounds (6) - $67.2MUpdate
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