Carbonite has received some excellent news coverage over the past week.
I'm not going to post all the links, but there are two articles that I
wanted to share with those of you who are interested.
First off, today, on the front page of the Business section of the
Boston Globe, was an article about Online Backup. In the article, "Backups are a Breeze Online", Hiawatha Bray discusses the benefits of Carbonite and Mozy. More importantly, he sings the praises of Carbonite:
Given their nearly identical features, either Mozy or Carbonite will get the job done.
But Mozy is beset with a relatively geeky user interface and a tendency
to throw up unexpected and confusing on-screen messages. Company
officials admitted that they need to make their software more
user-friendly. On that score, Carbonite is just about flawless. Just
install it, launch it, and forget about it.
Earlier in the week (Monday, April 28th), Fort Myers News-Press tech columnist Al Winchell wrote about Carbonite, saying:
Carbonite not the least of which is I can personally attest to the fact
that when I was ready to download my XP data from Carbonite to my new
Vista hard drive, it performs flawlessly. I simply moved the Carbonite
utility to my new Vista hard drive, selected the data I wanted to
download (had I wanted to, I could have downloaded all 85 gigabytes of
data) from Carbonite's Backup Drive presentation on my computer's list
of drives, right-clicked on the data and selected 'Restore To.' That's
all there was to it.
We are always happy to see the Carbonite message getting out there,
because so few people realize that online backup is an easy and secure
solution to preventing data loss. I'll be sure to keep you posted with