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Carbonite vs. IDrive Promos

There are not a lot of cloud backup offers available these days to save money but the two that are currently offering deals are Carbonite and IDrive. These two services in some ways have been going head to head since Rush Limbaugh ticked off people, which he tends to do, with his comments about SandraContinue Reading

CrashPlan vs. Carbonite

CrashPlan vs. Carbonite

Overview An overview of what service wins in each category.   Feature Carbonite CrashPlan Tied Backup Speed Pricing Operating System and Desktop Client Local Backup Support Mobile Apps and Backup File Sync Backup to Friend Ease of Use Totals 3 4 1 Winner CrashPlan Sign Up forCarbonite Sign Up forCrashPlan This comparison post was originallyContinue Reading

Summer Carbonite Offer Code

I was doing a little web browsing today and took a minute to visit the Carbonite website and notice that they have a great summer offer available on personal plans. For a limited time it looks like you can save a nice 20% off all personal plans from Carbonite. It appears that this offer isContinue Reading

Carbonite Review

Carbonite Review

If a good online backup service is what you need to make your life easier and more secure then you may wish to look at Carbonite. Carbonite even has a free trial without providing a credit card, so you can truly learn if this is the service that will work for your particular situation. Continue Reading

Carbonite Receives Takeover Bid from J2 Global Inc.

J2 Global, who already own and operate several cloud storage and backup services like Livedrive and KeepItSafe, have made an offer to purchase the remaining shares of Carbonite at $15.00/share. J2 Global previously made an offer to purchase Carbonite in August 2012 at $10.50/share. This offer is considerably more and could be too hard forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

SMB Cloud Backup Price Comparison

If you run a small or medium sized business you really don’t have a lot of time to be sitting around comparing all of the cloud backup options available to you. You have work to do, whatever that work is, and you just want to know how much it is going to cost to keepContinue Reading

Is the Future of Cloud Backup in Business?

I recently got an email from Carbonite and in the email they stated that “Our SMB business grew 70% last year ‚Äì it is our future.” and that email made me wonder if small and medium sized businesses are the future of cloud backup. Certainly Mozy seems to think so as I talked about inContinue Reading

Carbonite Relaunches in 2014

2014 is turning into the year of new websites for many cloud backup services. Carbonite continues to offer a solid service in 2014 becoming more competitive in the end of 2013 with the removal of their upload bandwidth throttle, and in 2014 they have relaunched with a new website, new plans names and most importantlyContinue Reading

Carbonite Eliminates Throttling Policies

Carbonite announced today that they are removing the practice of throttling bandwidth for home users. Previously Carbonite would throttle a users bandwidth when they uploaded more than 200GB. All new accounts effective today will no longer have that restriction and current accounts will have the restriction removed over the next few months. More information canContinue ReadingContinue Reading