Backup Awareness Week 2014 launches with industry-wide support

Backup Awareness Week launched on March 25th and runs through March 31st. Participants include major backup software providers Acronis®, Arq™, Carbonite®, KeepVault®, MyDataAnywhere™, SOS Online Backup®, and SpiderOak®. Backup Week is a community-oriented event promoting awareness about the importance of regularly backing up your files. The website offers discounts on local and online backup software and a quick-start guide to help people get started with backup.
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Backup Week plan for helping customers backup their files
Backup Week plan for helping customers backup their files
TROY, Mich. - March 27, 2014 - PRLog -- KeepVault announced today that Backup Awareness Week has seen industry-wide support. According to KeepVault CEO David Smith, visitors have been flocking to to take advantage of discounts from popular backup providers. The focus of Backup Awareness Week is to promote data backup awareness and answer questions related to data backup.

With 9 out of 10 people not backing up their files regularly, Backup Week is spreading awareness that regular backup is important for everybody.  According to Mr. Smith, “From conversations with other backup providers, the problem we’re facing today is one of customer awareness. With Backup Week, we’re educating customers and showing them how easy it is to back up their files. Customers get great deals and backup providers get to offer their services to potential new customers. It’s a win-win.”

KeepVault wants the community to own and share Backup Week. To encourage community support, the event has been constructed to be open, honest, and transparent. The logo and event name are licensed under Creative Commons which allows unrestricted use by others. The website’s policy page states “We will promptly review and approve any request to participate... In the event that we choose to refuse a request to be listed on the deals page, we will document the refusal on this page and ask for community feedback. So far, no requests to be listed have been refused.”

In addition industry-wide support, Backup Week has been embraced by the online social community, seeing traction on Twitter and Hacker News. @nimblelight’s tweets “A haiku: I have collected, so many puppy photos, oh no where'd they go -- #backupweek”. Feedback from a “Show HN: Backup Awareness Week” on Hacker News was generally positive as well, generating exchange of peer-to-peer advice and valuable feedback about the event.

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About Backup Awareness Week

Backup Awareness Week is a community initiative launched by KeepVault™. Our mission is to educate the public about the risks of data loss, and ways to protect their data. In light of the need for social awareness on these issues, Backup Awareness Week welcomes participation of individuals, communities, organizations, media, and other backup providers.


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