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SOS Online Backup Partners with Major Geeks

Cliff Boodoosingh on December 12, 2009
Major Geeks Online Backup will use SOS Online Backup's local and off-site backup technology

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS Online Backup, a global leader in online backup technology, and Major Geeks, one of the highest traffic websites catering to computer professionals, hobbyists and geeks of all descriptions, have entered in an agreement for Major Geeks to use SOS Online Backup's local and off-site backup technology in their Major Geeks Online Backup solution.

In partnering with Major Geeks, SOS Online Backup will offer the Major Geeks community a complete backup program, which will support multiple machines from a single account. Users will be able to backup all types of files across networks and devices. Major Geeks Online Backup will support open file and database server files, and email archives out of the box. Files may be restored via the Major Geeks software client, or the web portal. With SOS Online Backup, user data is always encrypted, and stored in multiple data centers.

"Losing data - regardless of the type of data, can be devastating. This is why we are partnering with SOS Online Backup," said Jim McMahon, co-owner of "We didn't want anyone to spend months trying to reconstruct lost data like we did, so we went out to find the best possible solution with the best possible partner. SOS backup was the clear choice. With Major Geeks Online Backup, you can protect your important data, photos, music and digital content easily and securely."

Besides protecting users against crashed disks, accidental deletion, data corruption or viruses, Major Geeks Online Backup will also allow access to their secured content on the Apple iPhones®, BlackBerry SmartPhones and other web-enabled mobile devices.

"Many people are unaware of the true value online backup provides," said Ken Shaw, Chief Technology Officer of SOS Online Backup. "We are thrilled to have this opportunity to partner with Major Geeks and offer their online community our innovative online backup solutions. SOS Online Backup continues to work with partners such as Major Geeks to expand our customer base and provide the most reliable online backup solution."

For more information or to download a free copy of Major Geeks Online Backup, visit

About SOS Online Backup

Established in 2001, SOS Online Backup is a pioneer of cloud storage technology. With operations in North America, Europe and Asia, SOS Online Backup delivers simple, powerful and inexpensive online data backup for more than one million consumers, small businesses and enterprises worldwide. SOS Online Backup provides continuous protection and security for customers' valuable data investments, with set apart features that include multiple redundancy and off-continental storage. SOS Online Backup has been the recipient of the PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award since 2006 and is Laptop Magazine Editors' Choice.

For more information, visit

About Major Geeks was founded in 2002, is a highly trusted Freeware/Shareware/Technology site that attracts over 5 million people per month. is one of the highest traffic websites catering to computer professionals, hobbyists and geeks of all descriptions. Major Geeks specializes in security, networking, desktop utility products and advice.

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