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Location: 334 Boylston St., Boston, Massachusetts, United States United States
Founded in: 2005
Stage: Post-launch
Number of employees: 50+
Short URL: vator.co/protect-your-files-with-carbonite-backup
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Carbonite

Protect your files with Carbonite Backup
Startup/business
Boston, Massachusetts, United States United States
http://www.carbonite.com
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Company description

Backup everything on your PC, unlimited capacity, for only $50 per year.  Completely set-and-forget.  Encrypted and safe. 

 

Carbonite launched its online backup service in May 2006. Our industry-first offer of unlimited backup space for a flat low price revolutionized the market for consumer and small business backup services. So far, we have backed up and protected more than 2.5 billion files and restored more than 160 million lost files for customers in over 100 countries.

Founded in 2005, we believe that computer users should not have to think about backup. We strive to serve as our customers' trusted partner in protecting and preserving their irreplaceable data by providing an affordable, reliable, secure and easy-to-use online backup service. Carbonite is available to consumers and small business through numerous channels, including its corporate website, major US retailers and international distributors.


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Business model
Annuity subscription business, very sticky, high renewal rate. 
Competitive advantage
Simple and highly scalable.