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Backup Direct announces the release of Award-winning Connected online backup for Mac

May 18, 2009 - Backup Direct, specialist UK provider of enterprise-class, managed IT services to small-medium businesses, today announced the release of their Apple Mac version of Award-winning backup software, Connected. 

Connected backup for Mac provides the same award-winning features as Backup Direct’s PC backup service -  including fast, automatic backups and remote data retrieval through secure Web-browser application ‘MyRoam’.  The solution also allows IT managers to centrally manage distributed data on Macbooks being used outside of the office.

‘Making Connected available to Mac users is great news for Backup Direct’, commented Managing Director, Brett Raynes. ‘We want to establish ourselves as the ‘go to’ company for small-medium businesses’ backup needs.  Companies that use Macintosh architecture can now have the same award-winning functionality and security from this backup service as those using PCs’.

 ‘The market for Macs has grown considerably in the last few years and this new development is a reaction to that.  We want to offer everybody access to reliable, secure and easy to use backup services, regardless of the technology or operating systems they use’, continued Raynes. ‘Adding Connected online backup for Macs is just the next step in helping Backup Direct establish itself as ‘the business-backup company’.

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Combining enterprise-class technology with service excellence, today Backup Direct protect over 2000 UK small-medium businesses data with a suite of trusted, affordable IT subscription services. Includes online backup for PCs, Servers and Macs, disaster recovery, managed encryption, email security, remote support and help desk.

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