SugarSync and Webroot Partner

To deliver secure cloud services
This is a Press Release edited by on 2010.08.09

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SugarSync, Inc. announced that Internet security service company Webroot is leveraging SugarSync as its 'behind the scenes' strategic partner powering the new cloud sync service featured in Webroot Internet Security Complete.

"Following a competitive partner evaluation process, we knew SugarSync was a brilliant choice," said Mike Kronenberg, CTO at Webroot. "SugarSync offers a highly-evolved feature set with sync, file sharing, and complete storage for total peace of mind. Your data is always available to you, anytime, anywhere, on any device. It’s highly complementary with our security suite."

Continued Kronenberg, "As a white-label solution, SugarSync’s advanced APIs and commitment to a smooth integration process was key to our product development."

"Webroot is an iconic leader in the Internet security industry and a long-time advocate for consumers. We are very excited to launch this new solution and offer people around the world a seamless and secure way to take advantage of all the benefits of the cloud," said Laura Yecies, CEO at SugarSync. "Cloud back-up is a natural extension to any security suite, and Webroot has taken a significant lead by going beyond storage to offer an array advanced sync and share services giving people easy access to their data wherever they go."

Webroot Internet Security Complete is designed to deliver Web-based protection that protects the person rather than just the PC. A standard one-year subscription of Webroot Internet Security Complete protects up to three PCs for $79.95/£49.99 and can be purchased online and in select retail stores.