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Copernic Introduces Online Backup Service

Cliff Boodoosingh on November 06, 2008

MONTREAL, CANADA, Nov 05, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) ----Copernic Inc., (NASDAQ: CNIC), a leading software development company specializing in internet, desktop and mobile search products, today announced the availability of a new service called Copernic Online Backup. Copernic customers who take advantage of this service will be protected against file loss or deletion due to harmful Internet attacks. This announcement is the result of a partnership with SOS Online Backup, an industry leader in online backup technology.

Copernic Online Backup provides customers with the latest in online, offsite backup technology and will allow users to properly protect their data quickly, easily, and inexpensively. Its innovative technology backs up files to a global network of datacenters. The data is compressed using SOS ShrinkRAP(TM: 66.93, -13.44, -16.72%) delta compression prior to transfer ensuring only binary changes made to the files are sent over the network, significantly reducing bandwidth consumption, and allowing the user to store an unlimited number of versions of any given file.

More information about Copernic Online Backup can be found on the Company's website at

About SOS Online Backup

SOS Online Backup has developed a revolutionary technology for secure, web-based offsite backup. The software was developed when dial up was the main source of Internet access; therefore the technology only calculates and sends file changes since the previous backup. This process dramatically reduces the time spent backing up customer files and allows the user to store an unlimited number of versions for each file. In addition, the software allows users to select a personalized schedule for backing up files. Users can select from updating files monthly, weekly, daily or maintaining continuous file protection.

In 2006 PC Magazine, PC Authority, PC Pro, PC User and Tucows gave SOS their editor's choice awards and recommendations. With 6 global data facilities worldwide and offices on 4 continents, SOS is active 24 hours a day.

About Copernic Inc.

Copernic Inc. specializes in developing, marketing and selling cutting-edge search technology, providing innovative home and business software products and solutions for desktop, web and mobile users, through its online properties, including and

With its award winning Copernic Desktop Search(R: 37.78, -1.61, -4.08%) software search engine product, the Company brings the power of a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use search engine to the user's PC. Additionally, Copernic Inc. provides both online advertising as well as pure content to its vast array of partnerships worldwide through its well established media placement channels. Copernic handles over 1 billion search requests per month and has media placement partnerships established not only in North America, but also in Europe and Australia.

More information can be found at


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