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Online Backup Partnerships: Memeo Teams Up With WD on Data Management

Cliff Boodoosingh on October 24, 2007
Memeo Teams Up With WD to Provide the Ultimate in Digital Content Management
Memeo's Powerful, Yet Easy-to-Use Software Adds Another Level of Data Management to WD's Superior Storage Solutions

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Memeo Inc., a leading worldwide provider of digital life management solutions for the consumer and small business markets, today announced that WD(r) will bundle solutions from LifeAgent(r), Memeo's high-performance suite of data management tools. Memeo AutoBackup and AutoSync software will now be offered in WD's My Book(tm) family of hard drives, and WD Passport(r) Portable Drives external storage devices.

By integrating the key components of Memeo LifeAgent, WD can provide its customers with the first truly automatic solution that protects and synchronizes files at home or at work. Depending on the drive, the devices come with either a 30-day trial version of Memeo AutoBackup (PC/Mac-compatible) and AutoSync (PC-compatible) or a full version of WD Anywhere Backup(tm) (PC/Mac-compatible), custom Memeo software developed for Western Digital.

"With the increasing demand for simple data management solutions, Memeo's LifeAgent products are the leader in the integrated backup and synchronization software market," said Hong Bui, CEO of Memeo. "We are committed to providing a consumer-friendly data management solution that is easy-to-setup and use, and integrates easily with a wide variety of desktop and network storage devices."

"WD is committed to helping consumers protect and manage their personal content by providing convenient, easy-to-use storage solutions," stated Catherine Scott, vice president of marketing for WD's branded products group. "With the Memeo AutoBackup and AutoSync software, WD external storage solutions are well-equipped to help consumers securely store and back up their pictures, music, video and business documents."


Memeo AutoBackup backs up new or changed files automatically and immediately to external hard drives, networked computers and NAS drives, USB flash drive, iPods, online and more. It is Windows(r) Vista(tm) compatible and designed to allow users to effortlessly backup and access digital content including photos, music, videos, Outlook files, or corporate presentations.

Memeo AutoSync

Memeo AutoSync synchronizes new or changed files automatically across multiple PCs so consumers and small business always have the most up-to-date set of documents, photos and music at their fingertips. With three simple clicks, digital content is automatically synchronized as it is added, modified, organized, renamed or deleted. Memeo AutoSync is also Windows(r) Vista(tm) compatible.

WD external storage appliances bundled with Memeo software are currently available at WD's online store (, as well as a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide.

About Memeo

Memeo Inc. based in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a privately held software company backed by venture firm G51 Capital. The company is focused on helping consumers and businesses manage and protect their digital life. Founded in 2003 in an effort to capitalize on the rapid move towards a digital world from everything from finance to photography and music, the company developed its flagship software, Memeo AutoBackup, to give consumers and businesses alike a better way of protecting, managing and sharing digital, portable files and make them universally accessible. For more information on Memeo and its products, please visit

WD and WD Passport are registered trademarks; My Book, WD Anywhere Backup and WD Elements are trademarks of Western Digital Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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