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Online Backup Provider SugarSync Powers New KT Cloud Service

Cliff Boodoosingh on August 10, 2010
 

SugarSync Powers New KT Consumer Cloud Service

August 10, 2010- SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SugarSync Inc., makers of the award-winning SugarSync digital sync, backup and sharing service, today announced a partnership with KT, one of the world’s leading ISPs and wireless providers, for a next-generation personal cloud service featuring local device sync and mobile access. The service, called ucloud, is immediately available for KT’s seven million customers.

ucloud leverages KT’s advanced 100Mps high-speed, high volume network combined with SugarSync’s cloud-based sync, backup and file sharing platform to bring customers a complete, full-feature cloud solution. A native-language iPhone app is also available to facilitate easy access to files, photos, music and more over the Internet.

“The cloud is no longer for early adopters, it’s for anyone looking to break free from constraints of siloed devices and have universal access to all their files – anytime, anywhere from any device,” said Laura Yecies, CEO at SugarSync. “KT has millions of users who are asking for a secure, online repository. SugarSync is very happy to deliver it.”

“Sync is a critical element of a complete online backup solution. Plus, mobile devices such as the iPhone, are very popular in Korea, and our customers are particularly enthusiastic about finding new ways to access their data directly from their mobile,” said CK Kim, Vice President of KT’s Cloud Service Business Unit. “SugarSync has precisely the right ingredients: a proven infrastructure, sophisticated and seamless sync technologies, and the industry’s broadest and most mature mobile support. We’re delighted to bring this vision today.”

SugarSync is a flexible cloud syncing and backup service providing always-connected consumers and busy professionals a powerful way to organize, manage, share and access all their files on-the-go, instantly and securely from any Mac, PC or mobile device. SugarSync can sync files in any folder to seamlessly map the way people organize their folders and manage their digital lives. SugarSync's collaboration tools also allow users to share any folder or file with limited or unlimited access to anyone they choose.

SugarSync supports virtually all computer and smartphone operating systems, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone, Blackberry, and WinMo. This breadth of support ensures that users can choose to work from virtually any device from any location.

For partnership inquiries, please contact bizdev@sugarsync.com. For more information, please visit www.sugarsync.com.

About SugarSync:

SugarSync is a powerful sync, sharing and backup solution ideal for busy professionals and digitally-connected consumers. It enables users to access documents, photos and music across all of their devices, including desktops, laptops and smart phones. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

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