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Spare Backup Bundled in UK "Geek Squad Max" Program

Cliff Boodoosingh on September 21, 2010
Programs Scheduled for October Launch Throughout the Carphone Warehouse Retail Locations in the U.K. and Online

PALM DESERT, Calif., Sep 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spare Backup (SPBU) today announced that the Carphone Warehouse Limited (CPW), a unit of Buy Europe Distributions Limited (BBE), will begin the launch of its Geek Squad Max Computing and Max Mobile protection programs in October 2010. Spare Backup's Co-branded My-Hub backup and cloud computing services along with Spare Mobile will be bundled in the service programs.

The initial launch in England will be throughout The CPW's U.K. locations and online, CPW currently operates within nine countries in Europe. Spare Backup will provide co-branded storage services included in the bundle to The Geek Squad customers who subscribe to the paid insurance programs. Spare Backup will receive an undisclosed annual payment from CPW for each Max Computing or Max Mobile subscriber.

Spare Backup will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the data and for the administration and operation of the Backup Website and service delivery. Spare Backup will ensure that the Backup Website is available on a 24/7 basis except for scheduled maintenance or in the event of an emergency.

Spare Backup is the first totally automated online backup service that intelligently selects, secures and stores files without any user intervention.

"We are excited to be included in the Geek Squad Europe's Max protection programs as they launch in the U.K. next month. We believe this is a significant milestone for Spare Backup to be automatically included in this point of purchase support program. We look forward to servicing the Geek Squad and its customers as we continue to build a long term partnership."

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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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