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Carbonite Offers Free Trials Through Channel Partners

BOSTON, July 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARB), a leading provider of cloud and hybrid business continuity solutions for small and midsized businesses (SMBs), today announced the expansion of its highly successful free trial program to its global network of distributors, national solutions providers and more than 6,000 channel partners. With this full-feature, no-obligation trial, Carbonite partners can now offer their customers the power and simplicity of the Carbonite Server Pro Bundle, which includes both server and workstation backup technology.

"The majority of small businesses who try Carbonite become customers," said Pete Lamson, Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Carbonite. "Together with a very strong renewal rate, our new Partner Trials program makes it easy for our partners to demonstrate value to their customers, drive sales of Carbonite and enjoy a recurring revenue stream for years to come."

Trusted by more than 1.5 million individuals and small businesses, Carbonite offers a complete suite of business continuity solutions that protect servers, endpoints, and cloud and local email. Carbonite's Server Pro Bundle – which provides backup and recovery for an unlimited number of servers and workstations – is available through the company's network of global partners, which includes more than 6,000 VARs and major distributors and national solutions providers. Carbonite partners get everything they need to protect, restore and maintain their customers' businesses from a single vendor, and the benefits of a world-class partner program that includes market development funds, dedicated account support, free online training and more.

"Carbonite's hybrid backup solutions are a great addition to our suite of cloud offerings," said Stacy Nethercoat, Vice President, Product Marketing, TDCloud at Tech Data. "With the addition of Partner Trials, solution providers can now experience Carbonite's comprehensive hybrid backup firsthand, on an unlimited number of workstations and servers, at no cost. We expect Partner Trials to serve as an impressive sales tool for our company and a valuable offering to solution providers' clients."

To learn more about Partner Trials, or to become a Carbonite partner, please visit: http://www.carbonite.com/partners.

About Carbonite

Carbonite (Nasdaq:CARB) is a leading provider of cloud and hybrid business continuity solutions for small and midsized businesses. Together with our partners, we support more than 1.5 million individuals and small businesses around the world who rely on us to ensure their important data is protected, available and useful. To learn more about Carbonite, our partner program, and our award-winning backup, recovery & archiving solutions, visit us at Carbonite.com.

CONTACT: Media contacts Megan Wittenberger Carbonite 617-421-5687 media@carbonite.com Emily Held, PAN Communications (for Carbonite) carbonite@pancomm.com 617-502-4300

Source:Carbonite, Inc.