Carbonite: Protection for the Proletariat

Baumann, Michael
September 2006
Information Today;Sep2006, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p48
Trade Publication
The article features Carbonite, a user-friendly data storage company founded by David Friend and Jeff Flowers. Carbonite backs up data from a personal computer to a remote server in New York City, where it is housed securely until the user needs it. Carbonite's Web site features a set of animated tutorials, providing step-by-step instruction on using the system. To ensure user privacy, Carbonite encrypts data as it leaves the personal computer. Even with a catastrophic system failure, a user can restore a hard drive quickly and easily, either to the original computer or to a new one.


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