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Online Backup Provider, Carbonite, Appoints Renaissance Brands as Distributor

Cliff Boodoosingh on November 30, 2007
 Carbonite Appoints Renaissance Brands as New Zealand Distributor

Boston, MA and Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) November 30, 2007 - Carbonite, Inc. today announced the appointment of Renaissance Brands as its New Zealand distributor of Carbonite Online PCBackup. The product will soon be available for purchase from Renaissance Brands' resellers nationwide at an RRP of NZ$ 89 for a one-year subscription. An unlimited storage 15-day free online trial, with no credit card required, is also available at The trial can be extended to 30 days, with two free months of subscription on purchase, by entering the Offer Code RENWEB when registering for the trial.

Carbonite Online PCBackup is the leading consumer backup service in the United States and Canada. Carbonite installs with just a few clicks and runs quietly in the background, continuously backing up all data files. It is completely automatic once installed, Carbonite finds all new and changed files and continues to back them up whenever the PC is connected to the Internet. Storage capacity is unlimited  users never outgrow their Carbonite subscription no matter how much data they have. Carbonite never interferes with the speed of the user's PC or Internet browsing. Data is encrypted before leaving the local computer and is transmitted to Carbonite's secure data center using HTTPS (SSL) for total privacy.

Floyd Bradley, Carbonite's EVP International, said, "After the recent appointment of Carbonite distributors in Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Taiwan, we are delighted to be partnering with Renaissance Brands to bring Carbonite to the New Zealand market."

"We are extremely excited about launching Carbonite in New Zealand," said Mark Dasent, General Manager of Renaissance Brands. "Consumers rely on their computers for photography, music, finance, and shopping, as well as professional work. And as the uptake of broadband continues with the speed and cost improvements that LLU is making possible, online backup will see exponential growth as a viable option  particularly with Carbonite's unlimited backup for one low fee. Carbonite is the first online backup service that is simple enough and affordable enough to be a mass market product."

About Carbonite
Carbonite launched its Online PCBackup service in May 2006. Carbonite's industry-first offer of unlimited backup space for a flat low price revolutionized the market for consumer and small business backup services. So far the company has backed up more than two billion files, has restored more than 100 million lost files for its customers and has a large data center where capacity is measured in petabytes. There are Carbonite users in nearly 100 countries.

Founded in 2005, Carbonite believes that computer users should not have to think about backup. The company's mission is to provide an affordable, reliable, secure and easy-to-use solution for the mainstream computer user. Carbonite is available to consumers and small business through numerous channels, including its corporate Web site, major US retailers and international distributors. For more information, please visit

Media Contact:
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Airfoil PR for Carbonite
Tel: 248-304-1414
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