Boston, Mass., Oct. 22, 2010 — Carbonite, a leading provider of online backup services, announced today that Swami Kumaresan, Vice President of Marketing, was selected as one of the Boston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 honorees. Kumaresan was chosen by an editorial committee, which bases selections on civic involvement and professional accomplishments.
Having joined Carbonite as its fifth employee in 2005, Kumaresan has helped fuel the company's dramatic growth in revenue, subscribers and brand awareness by building and leading a successful team of direct marketers.
"This honor wouldn't have been possible without the fantastic team across the company at Carbonite and I'm happy to share it with them," said Kumaresan. "Stunning colleagues are what make a great workplace, and that's Carbonite in a nutshell."
A full listing of the Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees can be found here.
Carbonite launched its online backup service in 2006 and has recently received numerous accolades including a No. 9 overall and No. 1 in IT Services Inc. 500 ranking and the Tech Awards Circle Gold Award for the consumer/small office, home office (SOHO) service category. Additionally, Carbonite was selected as a finalist in the Red Herring 100 North America list, and several executives have been honored recently: CFO Andrew Keenan was named Boston Business Journal's CFO of the year, CTO Jeff Flowers was selected as CTO of the Year by the Massachusetts Tech Leadership Council and CEO David Friend was honored as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner for New England in the Consumer and Small Business Emerging Technology category.
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The Boston Business Journal is published by American City Business Journals, the nation's largest publisher of metropolitan business news.
Carbonite revolutionized the market for consumer and small business backup services with their industry-first offering of unlimited online backup for a low, flat price. Since 2006, the company has backed up more than 69 billion files and has restored more than 6.1 billion lost files for its customers. Carbonite, which was ranked No. 9 overall and No. 1 in IT Services in the Inc. magazine 2010 Inc. 500 listing, backs up more than 150 million files every day to high-redundancy storage servers in its Boston and Somerville, Mass. data centers.
The Carbonite mission is to provide a simple, affordable, and secure backup solution for the mainstream computer user. Carbonite supports both the Windows and Mac platforms. Carbonite is available directly at www.carbonite.com, and through international distributors. For more information, please visit www.carbonite.com, or follow us at twitter.com/carbonite and facebook.com/CarboniteOnlineBackup.