Boston and Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) December 20, 2007
Carbonite, Inc. today announced the appointment of ibank Inc. as its exclusive publisher of Carbonite Online PCBackupÂ for South Korea.
Carbonite Online PCBackupÂ is the leading consumer backup service in the United States and Canada. The fully-localized product will soon be available for purchase in Korea from ibank at WON 49,500 (including VAT) for a one-year subscription and at WON 89,100 (including VAT) for a two-year subscription.
Carbonite installs with just a few clicks and runs quietly in the background, continuously backing up all data files. It is completely automatic Â once installed, Carbonite finds all new and changed files and continues to back them up whenever the PC is connected to the Internet. Storage capacity is unlimited Â users never outgrow their Carbonite subscription no matter how much data they have. Carbonite never interferes with the speed of the userÂs PC or Internet browsing. Data is encrypted before leaving the local computer and is transmitted to CarboniteÂs secure data center using HTTPS (SSL) for total privacy.
ÂAfter Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan and New Zealand, we are delighted to add Korea to our Asia Pacific distribution network through our partnership with ibankÂ said Floyd Bradley, CarboniteÂs EVP International ÂSouth Korea is now the most wired country and has one of the highest broadband download speeds in the world. With more than 14 million broadband subscribers, there is no doubt that there is a big potential market for Carbonite. We look forward to working with ibank to increase our presence in Korea.Â
ÂCustomers of current backup solutions and services in the South Korea market are predominantly large- to medium-sized enterprises,Â said Mr YongGwan Chung, CEO of ibank. ÂWith ibank launching Carbonite services in Korea, this market is going to change rapidly. ibank and Carbonite together will provide a world-class, reliable, and easy-to-use backup solution to the traditionally underserved market Â personal PC users and SOHO customers Â allowing everyone to enjoy affordable data backup in Korea.
Carbonite launched its Online PCBackupÂ service in May 2006. CarboniteÂs 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 business through numerous channels, including its corporate website, major US retailers and international distributors. For more information, please visit http://www.carbonite.com.
Founded in 1998, ibank has been in the forefront of introducing new technologies and solutions in the Korean market. The company has three divisions including Software Distribution & Sales, Online and Web Development divisions. ibankÂs Software Distribution & Sales Division is branded as ÂI Love SoftÂ, through which software products of many world-renowned and successful software vendors, including Microsoft, Autodesk, Adobe Systems and Haansoft, are distributed. Its Online Division focuses on Âover-the-InternetÂ commercial applications and software, and handles localization projects with international partners. ibankÂs Web Development Division is known as ÂDigital WorksÂ. This division executes every step of customized web development projects for enterprises and government offices, from project planning, implementation, testing, launch to providing maintenance. For further information please visit ibank's website http://www.3ibank.com.