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Clickfree Automatic Backup Announces Partnerships with Prominent North American RetailersClickfree's new retail partners provide a broader coverage of the North American Market (December 01, 2009)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/09 -- Clickfree, the Inventors of Effortless Backup, today announced the signing of 21 top tier retailers, further increasing the availability of Clickfree products across North America.
New retailers in the United States include American TV, Best Buy, Beach Camera, Bernie's, BrandsMart, Dell, Electronic Express, hhGregg, JC Penny, Kmart, Kerr Drugs MicroCenter, Office Depot, Willoughbys, and in Canada, Blacks, Future Shop, London Drugs, Sears, The Sony Store, The Source, and Vistek.
Clickfree's latest partnership with Best Buy has Clickfree as a key contributor to their new in-store marketing effort of "Create, Share and Protect", located in the Camera and Photo section of all Best Buy stores.
"The consumer backup market segment has grown at more than 400% over the past two years - yet more than 80% of home PC users still don't perform regular backups. This leaves a rapidly-growing need to put simple to use backup solutions into consumers' hands that will ultimately lead to greater use and protection." said Bryan McLeod, Storage Appliance Corporation's CEO. "Our retail partners will now offer their customers the right product - delivering the Clickfree superior backup solution in a way that's super easy to use."
"With increasing collections of videos, photos and music, consumer storage requirements in the average household will grow more than six-fold to a terabyte between now and 2013," said Kurt Scherf, vice president and principal analyst with Parks Associates.
Winner of 29 international awards including, for a second year in a row, the winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50(TM) Companies-to-Watch Award - Clickfree is committed to providing customers with innovative yet effortless backup solutions they desire. Clickfree's new retail partnerships will now provide an even broader reach helping to bring Clickfree's Ultimate Backup Experience to more North American homes and businesses.
Visit www.clickfree.com for the latest in Clickfree's line of consumer friendly products, additional retailers and watch the many videos demonstrating the ultimate experience in computer backup.
Storage Appliance Corporation, operating under the Clickfree(TM) brand, makes technology easy for consumers. As the inventors of effortless consumer backup, the Clickfree(TM) software makes backing up a PC or Mac as easy as plugging it in to the USB port - no software to install or configure. Clickfree is dedicated to offering consumers the Ultimate Backup Experience. Recognized as the market leader in consumer backup, Clickfree has received numerous awards from CNET(TM), PCMag(TM) and Laptop(TM) magazine. Clickfree's software is not just easier - it's smarter. With 23 patents pending, this exclusive technology is only available to Clickfree(TM) customers. Visit www.Clickfree.com for additional information.
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