Awards Recognize Carbonite’s Commitment to Supporting Small Businesses and Channel Partners

BOSTON, MA – July 21, 2014 — / — Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARB), a leading provider of hybrid backup and recovery solutions for businesses, today announced that it has been named a Gold award winner in the 2014 ChannelPro-SMB Readers’ Choice Awards in two categories – Best Cloud Backup and Data Recovery Vendor and Best Backup and Disaster Recovery VendorThe 2014 ChannelPro Readers’ Choice Awards honor the most SMB- and partner-friendly products, technologies, services, programs, and professional organizations in the channel today. Winning the awards reflects Carbonite’s increased investment to serving the partner and small business communities.

“We are extremely proud to have been selected for this award by the partners we are dedicated to serving,” said David Maffei, Vice President of Global Channel Sales, Carbonite. “In the past year, we have made a strategic shift to focus on the partner community, devoting our resources and development to the channel with exclusive solutions and programs to drive growth both for our partners and their SMB clients. With more than 800 VARs, MSPs, systems integrators, custom builders, and IT consultants in the channel voting for Carbonite, the ChannelPro Readers’ Choice Awards confirms the value and importance of our shift in business and we look forward to continuing to offer our partners the tools they need to expand their businesses and best serve their SMB clients.”

Readers of ChannelPro-SMB were invited to participate in the channel’s only SMB-focused Readers’ Choice Awards by casting their votes via the publication’s website. For each category, readers were asked to select the option that best satisfies the unique business requirements, work styles, and budgets of their small and midsize business clients, as well as those that best serve their own partner organizations.

“Our readers are as passionate and selective about the tools they choose for their businesses as they are about the solutions they recommend to their SMB clients,” said Michael Siggins, Publisher of ChannelPro-SMB. “It was gratifying to see such a high level of participation in the survey on the part of our readers, which helps us compile the only rankings of this kind for SMBs and the channel pro organizations that serve them.”

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About Carbonite
Carbonite (Nasdaq:CARB) is a leading provider of hybrid backup and recovery solutions for businesses. Carbonite offers a comprehensive suite of affordable services for data protection, recovery and anywhere, anytime access. More than 1.5 million customers, including 50,000 small businesses, trust Carbonite’s secure, easy-to-use cloud backup solutions  and award-winning U.S.-based customer support. For more information, please visit, connect with us on Twitter @carbonite or visit our Facebook page.

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