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Copy, Cloud Storage and Sharing Platform by Barracuda Networks

$400 for company with 100GB and no user fees
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2013.03.01

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Barracuda
Networks Inc.
announced the public debut of Copy,
a cloud-based file storage and sharing platform where users can
store, protect and share data.

copy

Copy allows users to access, share and
sync files from anywhere, and from any device. It is the first cloud
storage service designed with both individuals and companies in mind.

Products and applications used in the
workplace are often determined by users who seek out well-designed
user experiences. This platform was created to meet the design
demands of those individuals and to provide security and corporate
features for businesses, which often own the sensitive information
being stored and shared.

"At Barracuda Networks, we
continue to see incredible growth in our storage and backup products,
which is our fastest growing business line, and Copy is provided on
the same secure global Barracuda Cloud,
" said Guy Suter, GM
at Barracuda Networks. "Barracuda is uniquely positioned as
both a security and storage company, allowing us to incorporate the
best of both into the Copy service. We built Copy to be equally
compelling to people, friends and companies.
"

Copy accounts provide 5GB of free
storage
. With paid introductory plans starting at $99/year
for up to 250GB
. It is a more affordable cloud storage offering
compared to iCloud, Amazon Cloud Drive, Dropbox, Google Drive,
or SkyDrive.

Copy provides benefits
to individuals and companies
like:

  • Multiple device compatibility -
    Copy works across Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux computers and offers
    mobile device support for iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad) and
    Android, with Windows Mobile coming soon.
  • File sharing without limits
    - Copy allows users to upload and share files of any size, including
    1080p videos and raw photographs without size limitations often found
    in email attachments. These shared files and folders can be sent to
    anyone either publicly or privately and accessed from any location or
    device.
  • Security - Copy provides an
    alternative to some other cloud storage services. Included data
    verification inspects data before Copy accepts it into the user's
    cloud storage. File-level ownership is verified prior to transferring
    anything to other devices. Copy also allows users to share files
    privately using Copy's built-in identify verification.
  • Company control - Copy
    extends its cloud storage and sharing benefits into corporate
    environments with user and group management and added controls for
    proprietary company data.

Copy is easy to integrate with other
technologies. Barracuda Networks also announced a strategic
relationship with Drobo that will extend Copy cloud storage
availability to Drobo 5N storage devices.

"This is a rapidly evolving
market and we're still in the early days,
" continued Suter.
"When you look beyond the personal or individual space, there
is a clear need for a more approachable, yet secure and scalable
corporate file sharing platform. Copy is designed to be the easiest
way to store, protect and share amazing things.
"

Pricing and Availability


  • Copy is available on the web and
    by installing the free software. Copy also is available as a free app
    in the Apple App Store for iOS
    devices and on Google Play for Android
    devices.
  • Individual Copy accounts provide 5GB
    of cloud storage free of charge, and paid introductory plans
    start at $99/year for up to 250GB.
  • Copy for companies includes no per user
    fees, and starts at 100GB of cloud storage at $399.99/year.
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