Carbonite Announces Agreeement With TDSe

TDS Telecom releases backup online service, powered by Carbonite

May 2, 2008

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BOSTON -- Carbonite, Inc., the leading provider of online backup services to consumers and small businesses, announced today a partnership agreement with TDS Telecommunications Corp., under the brands of TDS Telecom and TDS Metrocom. As part of the collaboration, Carbonite will provide core technologies for the new online backup service, TDS Backup Online, Powered by Carbonite.

Backing up critical data online is a simple, low-hassle service that every computer owner needs,” said David Friend, chairman and CEO of Carbonite. "TDS recognizes that offering backup online is an easy way to enhance revenue per subscriber, and Carbonite’s focus on simplicity makes it the ideal product for mass-market consumers and small businesses.”

With Backup Online, Powered by Carbonite, TDS customers can quickly and conveniently back up their PC's digital content and enjoy the peace-of-mind of knowing their personal data are secure. The service, which offers users unlimited storage space for important emails, documents, photos, music and video files, is available as a 12-month subscription for $49.99.

“Backing up files online is a simple but valuable service that we can sell to every one of our broadband consumers,” said Michael LeaVesseur, vice president - Consumer Marketing and Product Development. “We scoured the industry for the best possible backup partner and decided to go with Carbonite because of their ‘simple-is-better’ product philosophy, unlimited backup space, proven reliability and scalability of their platform.”

Carbonite Inc.

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