Carbonite Offers Online Backup to Support 'Bring Your Own Device' Policies in Small Businesses
September 25, 2012
By Rajani Baburajan
, TMCnet Contributor
Bring your own device (BYOD) is a relatively new concept that is transforming the enterprise computing network by allowing employees to conduct business on their personal devices such as laptops and mobile phones. The growing popularity of Bring Your Own Device brings its own challenges to enterprises. Data security is one of the most important concerns among them.
To help enterprises address the issues associated with Bring Your Own Device phenomenon, Carbonite, a provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small to medium sized businesses, is offering an automatic office backup solution to ensure that irreplaceable business files are safe.
Carbonite Business backup for bring your own device automatically backs up all of the important documents, e-mails and records on each user's computer whenever they are connected to the Internet, so employees will no longer have to back up their work by running a program or plugging in an external device.
The solution is specifically designed for small businesses that do not have the budget to buy additional servers to store their valuable data.
Starting at just $229 per year, Carbonite offers an affordable, reliable way for small to medium sized businesses to back up their valuable data. Carbonite Business backs up an unlimited number of computers for a predictable, flat fee with 250GB of storage included.
Carbonite also offers Carbonite Business Premier pack to back up an unlimited number of computers and Windows servers with 500GB of storage included. Businesses can easily add supplemental storage packs should their storage needs surpass the GBs provided with their selected plans.
Carbonite backup features an easy-to-use administrative dashboard that allows businesses to check in on business data storage capacity, see which employees are fully backed up, and add new users and devices to their business online backup plan.
More importantly, the backup solution allows employees to access the data remotely anytime wherever there is an Internet connection.
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Edited by Rachel Ramsey