Tackle Digital Spring Cleaning with Carbonite Cloud Backup

          Tackle Digital Spring Cleaning with Carbonite Cloud Backup

PR Newswire

BOSTON, April 15, 2013

BOSTON, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the weather warming up and spring
cleaning on the mind, Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading provider
ofcloud backup solutions, reminds people that not all cleaning involves elbow
grease, bleach and a scrub brush. It's very important to remember digital
spring cleaning along with wiping down those dirty windows, going through the
attic and getting the yard ready for planting season.

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Here are some tips that will help bring order to your digital life this
spring:

  oTake it "byte-by-byte." It took a while to create the mess, so it will
    take some time to organize it. Tackle files on your desktop, tablet and
    smartphone one at a time so you don't feel overwhelmed. And remember, just
    because you have the storage space on your device doesn't mean you need to
    keep every photo, document and email. Every little bit of cleanup will
    make a big difference!
  oTackle those taxes. Tax season is finally over, but keeping hard copies of
    your returns for the seven years the IRS recommends can create a cluttered
    mess in your home office. Scan copies of your financials, records and
    receipts and create a folder on your computer for each year.
  oA picture is worth a thousand words. Start by sorting through photos from
    the past year – delete the blurry images, photos of you with your eyes
    closed and shots with a finger over the lens, and create an annual "Photos
    to Print" folder so you can quickly find your best shots.
  oCreate a VIP club. Make an "Important Files" folder with copies of your
    car title, passports, mortgage documents, birth certificates and other
    important records so you can quickly find them when you need them. Make
    sure the folder is backed up so you can access the contents from another
    computer or your smartphone in case you need it when you are away from
    home.
  oProtect your files. Make sure your files are safe and secure using
    Carbonite, which is a "set it and forget it" program, and constantly backs
    up your computer files in the background, whenever you are connected to
    the Internet! Additionally, you can remotely access your backed up data
    via the cloud even if you misplace the hard copy. With a free trial, you
    can see how easy backup can be.

Enter to win a spring cleaning prize package from Carbonite

Carbonite is making physical and digital spring cleaning easier with the
"Sweep Up with Carbonite" spring cleaning sweepstakes. To enter for the chance
to win a free year of Carbonite online backup and $300 toward a house cleaning
service, visit www.facebook.com/carboniteonlinebackup from April 15 to 26. For
more information about Carbonite, and to start a free trial of Carbonite cloud
backup services, visithttp://www.carbonite.com.

About Carbonite
Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), is a leading provider ofonline backup
solutionsfor consumers and small businesses. Subscribers in more than 100
countries rely on Carbonite to provide easy-to-use, affordable and secure
cloud backup solutions with anytime, anywhere data access. Carbonite's backup
solution runs on both the Windows and Mac platforms. The company has backed up
more than 300 billion files, restored nearly 20 billion files, and currently
backs up more than 350 million files each day. For more information, please
visitwww.carbonite.com,twitter.com/carbonite,twitter.com/carbonitebiz,
orfacebook.com/CarboniteOnlineBackup.

Media Contacts:
Megan Wittenberger 
Carbonite 
media@carbonite.com
617-421-5687 

Heather Gordon
Finn Partners for Carbonite
heather.gordon@finnpartners.com
310-552-4123

SOURCE Carbonite, Inc.

Website: http://www.carbonite.com
 
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