First Unlimited Online Backup for the Mac
Berkeley Data Systems launches Mac Mozy Beta
Unlimited Backup for $4.95 a month
SALT LAKE CITY — Thursday, April 26, 2007 — Berkeley Data Systems releases Mac Mozy public beta — the first unlimited online backup service for Mac users worldwide. At $4.95 a month, the service allows millions of Mac users to encrypt and automatically back up all of their digital media content online, including collections from iTunes and iPhoto.
"The public beta was built by Mac engineers who understand the needs of the Mac community," says Josh Coates, founder and CEO of Berkeley Data. "With more than 1,000 participants in our limited beta, we're excited to be the first to embrace the Mac community with this unlimited online backup service."
Designed as a consumer service, Mac Mozy leverages Apple's innovative Spotlight Search technology, allowing users to easily select the types of files they want to back up. The service installs quickly and runs quietly in the background. Backup speeds vary from user to user, largely determined by the upload speed of the consumer's internet connection.
Mac Mozy offers an added measure of privacy by allowing its users to choose between a Mozy encryption key and a private encryption key. Incremental backups and block level differentials are included, which means subsequent backups complete at a much faster rate than the initial backup. Mozy's servers also retain the most recent version of a file as well as 30 days worth of previously modified file versions. Customers may retrieve files or versions of the files via the internet or by requesting a DVD restore with next-day delivery.*
Berkeley Data Systems is the creator of Mac Mozy and Mozy for Windows. Since the launch of Mozy for Windows in April 2006, the company has scaled to more than 180,000 customers. It now offers online backup to consumers and businesses from the small offices to the large enterprises. Berkeley Data is the industry leader in online backup with the first unlimited online backup service for the Mac.
Berkeley Data Systems is an emerging software technology company that specializes in data protection. In 2006 Berkeley Data released the Mozy Online Backup service to home users; and in 2007, Berkeley Data released MozyPro to businesses and resellers. Today the company has more than 180,000 total customers worldwide. Founded in 2005, Berkeley Data Systems is funded by Novell co-founder Drew Major, Tim Draper of Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson; and Wasatch Ventures. For information, visit www.berkeleydata.com
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