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Carbonite Completes Acquisition of Zmanda

Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small to medium sized businesses, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Zmanda, Inc., a leading global provider of open source and cloud backup solutions.

The acquisition enhances Carbonite's SMB offering with the ability to backup databases and file systems to the cloud, and will enable SMBs to obtain all of the backup solutions that they need from one vendor. The combined Carbonite and Zmanda offerings will provide IT resellers with affordable, secure and easy to use solutions for data protection and recovery for their clients.

Founded in 2005, Zmanda provides an enhanced version of Amanda, a highly respected open source backup project, believed to be deployed on over one million systems worldwide. It offers full commercial support for Amanda, and has delivered innovations for SMB markets, including Zmanda Cloud Backup and Amanda Enterprise. Zmanda provides centralized backup of file systems, virtual machines, applications and databases.

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