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Norman Launches Cross-Platform Online Backup

Cliff Boodoosingh, Editor-in-Chief on December 06, 2011
FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman today announced the global availability of Online Backup for consumer personal computers, delivering industry-leading safe and affordable storage with flexible access from PC and Mac and mobile platforms including Android and Apple iOS devices.

A free introductory version of Norman Online Backup is immediately available with purchase of Norman Security Suite and Norman Security Suite Pro. Norman Online Backup is also sold separately in 20GB, 100GB and unlimited storage versions. Existing Norman security customers are offered a 60-day free trial on the unlimited plan. To purchase Norman Online Backup, please go to

Norman research finds that one-third of computer users admit to losing files and more than one-in-five users never backup, even though the value of the data on a computer irreplaceable family photos, music and personal data exceeds the value of the PC itself. Secure online backup solutions are increasingly popular because hardware backup appliances are vulnerable to breakdown and failure just like the computer hardware itself.

"With Norman Online Backup consumers can easily and cost-effectively access files whenever and wherever they are needed," said Audun Lodemel, vice president, Marketing. "Work files, school files or photos backed up on the home Macintosh, for example, can be effortlessly accessed on the work or school PC, or easily displayed on the Android smart phone or iOS mobile device. Videos and music kept on one device can be made instantly available on another device."

Norman Online Backup highlights include:

    * For Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X
    * Mobile access to files, including Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
    * File sharing with just one click
    * Multiple computers may share storage space
    * Fast and easy set up with automatic or scheduled backup
    * Download all files as a zip file for effortless storage
    * Continuous backup with every change to a file
    * Recover deleted files for up to 30 days
    * Archive files online to free up space on the hard drive

"Many consumers worry about losing valuable computer data but do nothing about it," Lodemel said. "With Norman Online Backup, saving precious data has never been easier or more affordable. Especially during this holiday season, act now to protect your valuable digital data."

For more information on Online Backup and all Norman security solutions, please go to For a free malware cleaning of your PC, please go to:

About Norman ASA

Founded in Norway in 1984, Norman ASA is a global leader and pioneer in proactive content security solutions and forensics malware tools. Norman's proactive antimalware solutions, including malware analysis tools, network security and endpoint protection, are powered by patented Norman SandBox® technology and used by security solutions providers around the world.

Norman's unified core antimalware protection for clients, servers and network security are delivered as products and services designed to protect business communications and resources, including corporate and government networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and extranets. Norman's solutions are available through Norman subsidiaries and a network of global partners. For more information, visit

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