SAN MATEO, Calif. Aug. 05, 2010 — (Business Wire) — SugarSync Inc., makers of the award-winning SugarSync file sync, backup and sharing service, today 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 unparalleled 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 at and in select retail stores.

SugarSync is a powerful syncing and online backup service providing always-connected consumers and busy professionals a powerful way to organize, manage, share and access all their files on-the-go, instantly and securely from any Mac, PC or mobile device. SugarSync users may selectively sync files in any folder to all or certain devices to seamlessly match the way people organize their folders and manage their digital lives.

SugarSync’s file sharing and collaboration tools also allow users to share any folder or file with a simple URL via social networks, email, instant messaging and more. SugarSync supports virtually all computer and smartphone operating systems, including Windows, Mac, and also boasts native apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and WinMo. This breadth of support ensures that users can choose to work from virtually any device from any location.

The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For more information, please visit

Webroot is a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Founded in 1997, Webroot is headquartered in Colorado and is the largest privately held Internet security company in the United States. The company employs more than 400 people globally and has operations across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Consistently rated among the best security offerings available, Webroot’s products include email, Web and archiving security services for businesses, and antimalware, privacy and identity protection for consumers. For more information, visit or call 800.772.9383.

©2010 SugarSync Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot is a registered trademark of Webroot Software, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

SugarSync, Inc.
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