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Online Backup Provider, Spare Backup Begins Asia Pacific Expansion

Cliff Boodoosingh on June 28, 2010

Tom Chin begins to assemble a seasoned team as the company adds Peter Chang as Sales Representative in Taiwan

PALM DESERT, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spare Backup, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SPBU), an industry-leading provider of automated, online backup applications for home users and small businesses, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Ching Pu Technology, Inc., headed by Peter Chang, to lead its sales activities in Taiwan. Peter Chang will be working closely with Spare Backup Advisor and industry and region veteran Tom Chin to build Spare Backup's sales and customer facing initiatives in the country. This is the first step in Mr. Chin's plan to assist Spare Backup in building a world class international sales team, leveraging his experience and relationships in Asia Pacific.

Mr. Chang will initially focus his efforts in helping the company with its channel partnerships, OEM relationships and sales. Mr. Chang brings deep sales and partnerships experience in Taiwan to Spare.  He has worked closely in the past with Mr. Chin and has a long history selling successfully and building sales organizations in Taiwan.

Most recently Mr. Chang was the Country Manager in Taiwan for Network Appliance (NetApp), where he worked with all of the largest accounts in Taiwan, including HTC, Acer, Asus, Chunghwa Telecom, Far EasTone Telecom and Taiwan Cellular. Prior to NetApp, Mr. Chang was the Country Manager in Taiwan for Adaptec. Mr. Chang also has experience as the APAC Sales Manager for Future Domain. Mr. Chang has won numerous awards and has been recognized for outstanding performance throughout his career, earning President's Club honors eight times at NetApp and Adaptec. He has served in technical roles throughout his career, with a strong background in technology engineering. Mr. Chang has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Feng Chia University, Taiwan.

Tom Chin, Advisor at Spare Backup, Inc., commented, "Peter is an amazing Country Manager and he is one of the strongest sales people that I have ever worked with. His deep network of relationships and his comprehensive understanding of the Channel, OEM, Sales and White Label marketplaces in Taiwan are second to none and will serve Spare Backup well. Peter and his team achieve results and are a great addition to the Spare Backup organization and position the company to begin its expansion into Asia with the right person to make things move quickly and generate rapid success. I look forward to working closely with Peter again as we build Spare Backup's presence and performance in Asia Pacific."

Commenting on Peter Chang's new relationship with Spare Backup, Stephen Meyer stated, "Tom Chin has a long history of success working with Peter Chang at NetApp and Adaptec and we are excited to have them team up again here at Spare Backup. Peter has a proven track record in generating sales results in Taiwan and his network of contacts and relationships is something that we hope to leverage as we build our footprint in the region. Taiwan is an important market and Peter's knowledge of the storage space is a critical element for us. Peter is positioned to get things moving quickly for Spare Backup in Asia Pacific as we work to establish ourselves as the leader in the automated online backup sector and cloud services. "

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About Spare Backup, Inc.:

Spare Backup, Inc. specializes in helping consumers, small office/home office users and small to mid-sized businesses protect their computer data quickly, automatically and cost-effectively. The company's flagship Spare Backup product is the first totally automated online backup service that intelligently selects, secures and stores files without any user intervention, automatically backing up documents, email, music, photos and other PC files on a continuous basis or according to the schedule of the user's choice. The company is headquartered in Palm Desert, California.

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