Carbonite Launches Affordable New Backup Plans for Small Businesses

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BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARB), a leading provider of backup and recovery solutions, today announced new comprehensive data protection plans for small businesses from three to 100 employees. Carbonite's Pro for Workstations and Server plans back up an unlimited number of computers, NAS devices, servers and databases at price points designed to support small business budgets.

"Carbonite understands that small businesses have limited budgets," said David Friend, Chairman and CEO, Carbonite. "That's why we design our products to back up all of a business's critical data without breaking the bank. No matter what your data protection needs are − from desktop computers to servers or both − Carbonite has a solution to fit every business and every budget."

Endpoint Protection Lineup

Carbonite's Pro for Workstations solutions include plans for every budget. The Basic, Plus and Prime plan options offer backup for unlimited desktops and laptops, NAS devices and external hard drives, as well as remote access to data and file syncing and sharing. For as little as $269.99 per year, Carbonite can back up every computer in your office.

Carbonite Pro vs. the competition:

Pricing comparison Carbonite Pro for
Workstations
MozyPro CrashPlanPRO SOS Online
Backup
Dropbox for
Business
5 computers $269.99 $439.89 $349.00 $999.99 $795.00
100 GB total (Best value
affordable)
       
10 computers $269.99 $1,045.00 $799.00 $999.99 $1,420.00
250 GB total (Best value)        
10 computers
2 file servers
$499.99
(Best value)
$1,220.78  $799.00  $999.99  Does not
support file
servers 
250 GB total          
15 computers
2 file servers
$599.99
(Best value)
$2,309.78  $1,499.00  $1,699.99  Does not
support file
servers 
500 GB total          

Expanded Server Lineup

Small businesses can now take advantage of Carbonite's affordable Server solutions that back up an unlimited number of servers and databases, including Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange Server, MySQL, Oracle and SharePoint, with prices starting at just $799.99 per year.  Carbonite's Server plans also back up the Windows System State enabling server restoration in its entirety with no need to reconfigure the operating system or reload applications. Carbonite Server plans back up more database types than most competitors, many of which do not support MySQL and Oracle. Finally, Carbonite's Server plans offer industry leading upload speeds, with an ability to back up a 50GB dataset in less than two hours.

Carbonite Server vs. the competition:

Pricing comparison Carbonite Server MozyPro SOS Online
Backup
Acronis
Backup &
Recovery Online
CrashPlanPRO,
BackBlaze &
Dropbox for Business
3 application servers $799.99
(Best value)
$1,220.78 $2,790.00 $2,247.00 Do not support
application
servers
250 GB total          

5 application servers
$899.99
(Best value)
$2,309.78 $2,745.00 $3,745.00 Do not support
application
servers
500 GB total          
10 computers and
4 application servers
 $999.99
(Best value)
 

$2,309.78
 
 $2,790.00
 
 $3,986.00
 
 Do not support
application
servers
500 GB total          

Premium Features Include File Sync & Share, HIPAA Compliance

All of Carbonite business plans include premium features such as automatic file syncing and sharing, remote access to your business data from any device at any time, free installation, US-based customer support and compatibility with your HIPAA-compliant office, if required.

For more information about Carbonite's solutions for small businesses, visit www.carbonite.com or contact the small business team at 855-CARB-BIZ (1-855-227-2249) or BusinessTeam@carbonite.com.

About Carbonite

Carbonite (Nasdaq:CARB) keeps small businesses and home offices running smoothly. Carbonite offers a comprehensive suite of affordable services for data protection, recovery and anywhere, anytime access. More than 1.5 million customers, including 50,000 small businesses, trust Carbonite's secure, easy-to-use cloud backup solutions and award-winning U.S.-based customer support. For more information, please visit Carbonite.com, connect with us on Twitter @carbonite or visit our Facebook page.

Megan Wittenberger
Carbonite

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