Berkeley Data Systems releases Mozy 1.8 with Vista Support
Mozy passes 150,000 customer milestone
SALT LAKE CITY — Wednesday, January 31, 2007 — Berkeley Data Systems announced today the release of Mozy 1.8, which supports Windows Vista. With more than 150,000 subscribers, Mozy is the first online backup provider to support Microsoft's new operating system. In addition, Berkeley Data today announced the availability of its Mozy Unlimited backup service at established retailers, including OfficeDepot, CompUSA, Frys and Microcenter.
"With the release of 1.8, Mozy Online Backup is now even easier to use, yet it retains the flexibility that power users demand," said Josh Coates, founder and CEO of Berkeley Data Systems. "With Mozy, we're providing a service that is simple, automatic and secure."
Berkeley Data offers Mozy free, which provides 2 GB of automatic online backup for free, and Mozy Unlimited, which provides unlimited online backup for just $4.95 a month. Both versions include standard features such as incremental backups, block level differential backups, 30-day file version archives, large file support, private key encryption, custom backup scheduling, continuous backup options, bandwidth throttling, Microsoft Outlook file detection and backup, unlimited restores within Windows and unlimited restores from the Mozy website. Mozy also provides an option for next-day DVD restores via FedEx.
In the last 60 days, Mozy has welcomed more than 50,000 new customers and added more than 600 million files to its clustered petabyte storage system. About Berkeley Data Systems
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 has since grown to more than 150,000 subscribers. 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.mozy.com.
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