EMC and Lenovo announced a global partnership to provide an unlimited online
data backup service specifically designed for the small business professional.
The new service is available on all new Lenovo ThinkPad SL series notebooks and
is powered by EMCMozy.
"We looked to EMC's Mozy as the premier online data backup and storage
service for Lenovo customers. We chose them specifically because of their
innovation and industry leading solutions," said Henry Hicks, VP-Sales and
Marketing, Lenovo Worldwide Services. "Because data protection and security are
growing concerns for businesses we wanted a world-class online data backup and
storage solution to complement Lenovo's world-class products. EMC's Mozy
delivers that with the right level of security and quality."
As small businesses around the world look for a cost-effective and easy way
to protect their information, they are increasingly looking to online backup.
Mozy provides a simple, automatic and secure online backup service to more than
8,50,000 users across the globe.
- Unlimited online backup capacity, which enables professionals to focus on
their work without managing a data storage quota
- Open and locked file support, enabling business professionals to back up
information without having to shut down any programs or interrupt workflow
- Bandwidth throttling, allowing users to control the amount of bandwidth
the online data backup service consumes
- Privately managed encryption option using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
EMC also announced that it has opened Mozy's first international data center
located in Dublin, Ireland to better serve Mozy and Lenovo users worldwide. The
new data center will address certain government regulations pertaining to
electronic data storage and encryption export restrictions.
The Lenovo Online Data Backup service is currently available in Ireland,
United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore,
United States and Canada. The service will soon be offered on a worldwide basis
for all Lenovo Think branded systems and will support seven languages.
"Protecting information on personal computers is especially critical for
small businesses that can't tolerate data loss or employee downtime. We're
thrilled that Mozy has been selected to help protect the personal and business
data for Lenovo ThinkPad SL users," said Vance Checketts, COO-Mozy Business
Unit, EMC. "The Lenovo partnership accelerates our plans to expand the Mozy
service worldwide, and we look forward to offering international customer
support and localized language versions," added Checketts.
The new Lenovo Online Data Backup service powered by EMC Mozy is available as
a free 90-day trial with up to 5GB of storage with the purchase of select Lenovo