Symantec’s Norton Online Backup will Help Acer Customers Safely Store Digital Assets Online

Symantec Corp., makers of Norton security software,
announced that Acer, a leader in developing technologically
advanced, user-friendly solutions, will include Norton Online Backup,
a Web-based backup service on select Acer family of products worldwide.
Customers can use a 30-day trial version of Norton Online Backup with
5GB of online storage to backup files from up to five PCs at no extra

Norton Online Backup, released in March 2009, is a simple, automated
Web-based service for storing important digital content, including
digital photos and music files. It enables users to safely store all
their files in a single location and then access them any time and from
anywhere using a computer connected to the Internet. Symantec is the
world’s leading provider of online backup services with more than nine
million subscribers storing more than 38 petabytes of data.

“By securely storing data online, Norton Online Backup enables
consumers to easily protect and share their important data as well as
transfer files between one computer and another, which is helpful when
transitioning to a new computer,” said Niall Wall, vice president and
general manager, Norton Online Backup, Symantec. “Acer is an important
partner for the Norton brand and we are pleased to support the Acer
family of products in delivering a powerful tool to help their
customers better protect their important digital assets.”

Symantec’s Norton Online Backup is an easy-to-use backup solution:

  • Secures valuable files against data loss, damage, and other disasters;
  • Provides quick access and restoration of lost or deleted files to any Internet-connected computer;
  • Serves as a centralized and secure storage for all your photos and files across multiple PCs;
  • Conducts daily automatic backups or on a user-defined schedule;
  • Speeds transmissions with advanced data compression and enables incremental backups;
  • Offers remote management of backup settings from any Internet-connected computer;
  • Promises a high-level of encryption securing all file transfers—all from the most trusted name in PC security

Pricing & Availability

At the conclusion of the trial period, customers may continue the
service by purchasing a subscription through the Symantec Online store
The subscription price is $49.99 per year, which includes 25 GB of
online storage to backup files from up to five PCs. Additional storage
can be purchased in increments of 10, 25, 50 and 100 GB.


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