Carbonite Looks to Expand Channel Footprint

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Online backup vendor Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB) is making moves to push further into the channel with a formal partner program for resellers of its home and small-business backup offerings. The company best known for its consumer-focused online backup literally backed into the channel through resellers selling its home offering, which costs $59 per month and includes unlimited backup for one computer, to small-business customers. “The value proposition with Carbonite is it’s automated and simple, and for a small business that doesn’t have an IT staff, that means a lot,” said Peter Lamson (IT news)