Sonic's consumer products group releases Roxio BackOnTrack Online powered by Carbonite.
Boston, MA — January 31, 2008 — Carbonite, Inc., the leading provider of online backup services to consumers and small businesses, today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Sonic Solutions®. As part of the collaboration, Carbonite has provided core technologies for Sonic's recently released digital media storage solution, Roxio® BackOnTrack™ Online.
"Roxio is a well-known brand in the consumer space with excellent products and an enormous installed base," said David Friend, chairman and CEO of Carbonite. "Roxio's strong distribution channels will help introduce our backup technologies to millions of potential users. Roxio joins other major brands such as Microsoft, who have turned to Carbonite for their online backup needs."
Consumers can begin safeguarding their digital lives today through a risk-free, 15-day trial available directly from Roxio at roxio.com. A 12-month subscription offering unlimited storage space is available for $49.99.
"With Roxio BackOnTrack Online, our customers can now quickly and conveniently backup their digital content and enjoy the peace-of-mind knowing their lifetime of memories is secure," said Alexander Hars, director of product marketing, Roxio division of Sonic Solutions. "As a company that enables consumers to manage and enjoy their photos, videos and music, we naturally understand the importance of protecting all these precious multi-media projects and content."
Resellers can easily utilize Carbonite through a robust set of APIs on Carbonite's back end service. The APIs permit easy integration with partners' existing billing, customer support and product delivery platforms. Carbonite has already established many partnerships internationally such as Softbank in Japan, where the reseller can provision and manage Carbonite accounts using their own systems.
Carbonite launched its Online PCBackup™ service in May 2006. Carbonite's industry-first offer of unlimited backup space for a flat low price revolutionized the market for consumer and small business backup services. So far, the company has backed up more than 2.5 billion files, has restored more than 160 million lost files for its customers and has a large data center where capacity is measured in petabytes. There are Carbonite users in nearly 100 countries.
Founded in 2005, Carbonite believes that computer users should not have to think about backup. The company's mission is to provide an affordable, reliable, secure and easy-to-use solution for the mainstream computer user. Carbonite is available to consumers and small businesses through numerous channels, including its corporate Web site, major U.S. retailers and international distributors. For more information, please visit www.carbonite.com.