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Published: 01 Nov 2012

Berkeley Data Systems, an online remote backup service provider in American Fork, UT, launched MozyPro in December and says 2,500 customers have signed up for the service. Interestingly, many of these users are running the software on laptops. MozyPro encrypts and backs up files remotely by copying the files that reside on a PC or server, including emails, onto its own servers for safekeeping. The service costs $3.95 per machine per month, plus $0.50 per gigabyte per month. In April, Berkeley signed a global contract with General Electric for online desktop and laptop backup, signaling the acceptance of these services among the Fortune 1000. "Notebooks are the red-headed stepchild of the IT department," says Josh Coates, founder and CEO of Berkeley Data Systems. "This service brings them back into the family." Coates says he's seeing large companies encrypt laptop data and then use a backup service for data recovery if the machine is lost. "You've got to encrypt the hard drive, but that locks you out of data recovery unless you do remote laptop backup," he ... Access >>>

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