Carbonite Named Preferred Backup Vendor by Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call

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BOSTON, Feb. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARB), a leading provider of cloud solutions that keep small businesses and home offices running smoothly, today announced that it has entered into partnerships with Merrymeeting Group's Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call as one of their preferred providers of cloud backup services for small businesses and residential clients. Computer Troubleshooters is the largest international network of franchise owners providing onsite computer services to small businesses, with more than 475 franchises in 28 countries. Geeks On Call has approximately 125 franchise territories.

"Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call are both focused on serving small businesses, which makes them perfect partners for Carbonite," said David Maffei, Vice President, Global Channels, Carbonite. "Small businesses rely on local IT professionals to select leading, affordable technology solutions. Carbonite is delighted to offer our easy-to-use and lightning-fast server and workstation data protection solutions to clients of Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call."

"We have high standards when it comes to choosing our preferred vendors," said Kim Weinberger, Director of Operations, Computer Troubleshooters/Geeks On Call. "We chose Carbonite as one of our preferred backup service vendors because it offers enterprise-level features and security that small businesses are looking for at a price point that makes sense for them."

Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call franchises are now able to offer Carbonite's full line of data backup and business continuity products:

  • Carbonite Server solutions provide backup for an unlimited number of servers and databases, including Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange Server, MySQL, Oracle, and SharePoint. Starting at $799.99 per year, Carbonite Server also backs up the Windows System State so a server can be restored in its entirety, with no need to reconfigure the operating system or reload applications.
  • Carbonite Pro for Workstations provides backup for an unlimited number of computers, external hard drives and NAS devices, starting at $269.99 per year. Additional storage and Windows file server backup are also available with Carbonite Pro.
  • Carbonite Personal offers unlimited backup for one computer starting at $59.99 per year.

For more information about Carbonite franchise partnerships or the Carbonite reseller program, please contact the Carbonite Reseller Team at resellers@carbonite.com or 877-391-4759.

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.

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