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Online Backup Provider, Spare Backup to Open European Office

Cliff Boodoosingh on May 15, 2009
 
 European Office to Support Growing Marketing Operations

PALM DESERT, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spare Backup (OTC Bulletin Board: SPBU) today announced that it has opened a European office to support and grow its presence in online backup throughout Europe. Its European initiatives will be spearheaded by Jonathan Hewett and Tom Barry, two service industry veterans with substantial retail and banking experience. Mr. Hewett, formerly DSGI, PLC's Group Financial Services Director with additional responsibility for the "The Tech Guys" brand, has over 20 years of retail service experience, launching unique programs for companies including Barclays Bank, Royal Mail Group and Sainsbury Banking operation. Mr. Barry was formerly the Managing Director of U.K. Services and Group Financial Services at Dixon's Store Group, PLC, and before that, worked for twelve years at Kingfisher, PLC.

Spare Backup Management intends to capitalize on its growing acceptance among large computer and electronic retail operations in Europe by targeting additional vertical markets including financial services and various retail distribution operations. The offices will also be utilized to support its channel partners to quickly respond to changing marketing platforms and support issues.

As part of their cloud strategy, Spare Backup also offers several cloud computing products.

    * Spare Room, which takes documents, photos and music, which are included within your backup, and allows an intuitive and comprehensive approach to share and collaborate.
    * Spare Mobile backs up PIM information and photos from a cell phone, then automatically sends them to Spare Room for storage, content editing and sharing.
    * Spare Sync provides synchronization to multiple devices of the user's content from anywhere in the world.

"As our position in Europe continues to grow, it is imperative for Spare Backup to have a full-time presence to leverage our relationships and grow our brand to its fullest," stated Cery Perle, CEO of Spare Backup. "Jonathan and Tom come to Spare Backup with a wealth of knowledge and relationships, developed over their distinguished careers, to forge substantial growth in our current core markets. With this leadership, Spare Backup expects to expand into additional channels, working towards our collective goal of being the online backup service of choice throughout Europe."

Jonathan Hewett added, "This is a tremendously exciting time to be joining Spare Backup as retailers, insurers and customer-focused organizations focus on value added services to grow customer loyalty and margins whilst at the same time differentiating their offers in increasingly commoditized markets."

For additional information, visit http://www.sparebackup.com. For investor relations, please contact our investor relations department at 760-779-4241 Ext. 224 or ir@sparebackup.com.

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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