Carbonite Buys Zmanda: PC, Server, Database Backup to the Cloud

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB) is buying Zmanda for $14.75 million. It’s a heck of a move — making Carbonite a one-stop shop for SMB channel partners that want to offer mobile, desktop, server, application and database backup to the cloud. Carbonite CEO David Friend (pictured) and Channel Chief David Hauser explained the strategy to The VAR Guy this evening. Here’s the background. Simply stated: Carbonite offers cloud-based PC and notebook backup that protects 300 million new files daily. The system also gains a petabyte of storage every week. Perhaps best known to consumers, Carb (IT news)