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KineticD Rolls Out Free Data Seeding for Easy Deployment of KineticCloud Backup

Providing SMBs with the Tools for Fast, Easy Initial Backup with KineticSeed

TORONTO, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KineticD™, known for its cloud backup and data recovery services for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced KineticSeed, providing SMBs with the ability to backup large amounts of data from a USB or external drive and send it securely to KineticD's SSAE 16 certified datacenter for instant protection.

Initially backing up hundreds of gigabytes of data to the Cloud can take hours or even days, a daunting prospect for companies contemplating a move to online backup. KineticD is offering a solution with KineticSeed, a new service for KineticCloud™ Backup customers.

With KineticSeed customers are now able to remotely backup an unlimited number of servers agentlessly via the network to a USB or external drive. Additionally, KineticSeed is encrypted with Blowfish 448 bank-grade encryption, eliminating the risk of data being compromised during shipping. After KineticD receives and uploads the data, only incremental backup blocks will be sent over the Internet, providing customers with clean, fast and easy ongoing backups to the Cloud. The same technology can also be used for data recovery in the event of an emergency or disaster.

Foresight Computers & Networking, Inc., a provider of network, server support and integration services, recently completed an initial install for one of its clients. The install required several hundred gigabytes of data from various sources be backed up to the cloud, including a Windows fileserver, Linux based Samba server and an MS SQL server. Using KineticSeed, Foresight was able to create a seed data set over just a few days. The initial data set was over 600GB, however, after applying the de-duplication and compression features of KineticCloud Backup, the final seed consumed only 220GB on disk. To transfer this data via the Internet would have taken several weeks, crippling the business by causing congestion on the live Internet connection.

For a limited time, KineticD is offering this service with no minimum data commitment or data limit and free of charge to its KineticCloud for Server customers and partners.

Tim Beyea – President, Foresight Computers & Networking, Inc.:

"We are excited to partner with KineticD for our cloud-based backup services. As a provider of services to various government and private entities across the Deep South, it is imperative that our clients be prepared for anything. This offering gives us the perfect product for our clients who need to know that their data is safe, secure and accessible from anywhere should the need arise. Due to the architecture of KineticSeed, it is suitable for backups of all sizes and can dovetail into most environments seamlessly."

Jamie Brenzel – CEO, KineticD:

"We are excited to empower our customers and channel partners with the ability to backup their servers in an efficient, safe and timely manner. When our customers told us they wanted an alternative to ease the pain of the initial backup process, we listened. This new component of KineticCloud Backup for Servers is another example of how we strive to provide our customers with the best cloud backup and recovery experience possible."

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About KineticD

KineticD™, an early pioneer of cloud backup technology, has set a new industry standard by providing small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) with the same level of security and protection for their irreplaceable digital assets as large enterprises rely on. KineticD's patented KineticCloud™ Backup technology, known for its scalability, advanced data reduction capabilities and ease-of-use, has won prestigious industry awards and has been featured in many key industry publications. Founded in 2002, KineticD technologies and solutions are currently used daily by over 60,000 customers, 1,000 resellers, 100 MSPs and private label partners for online backup and recovery, archiving, disaster readiness, secure file sharing and remote access.  For a free trial or to request more information, visit www.kineticd.com.

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Kim Dearborn
Nadel Phelan, Inc.
+1-831-440-2407
[email protected]

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