Storage Appliance Corp. introduces Clickfree Traveler, world's smallest totally automatic PC backup device, and Clickfree Transformer, a simpler way to burn data to optical discs



    
    The size of a credit card, the Clickfree Traveler slips easily into
    a wallet;

    New Clickfree DVD Transformer bypasses tricky CD & DVD burning software
    

    TORONTO, May 7 /CNW/ - Storage Appliance Corp., developers of Clickfree,
the easiest-to-use PC backup solutions on the market, today announced two new
products, the Clickfree Traveler and Clickfree DVD Transformer. Available May
7, 2009, both devices are PC and Mac compatible, and eliminate the confusing
and time-consuming hassle associated with backing up irreplaceable digital
data.
    As light as a pen and the size of a credit card, the flash-based Traveler
slips easily into a wallet, allowing business travelers, photographers, music
lovers and others to carry up to 64GBs of data in their hip pocket or purse.
The Clickfree DVD Transformer enables consumers to quickly and easily back up
important data to optical discs, bypassing tricky CD and DVD burning software.
Coupled with recordable CDs and/or DVDs, it's an inexpensive yet foolproof way
to back up important files.
    "Consumers need simpler solutions for protecting their digital data,"
said Bryan McLeod, CEO, Storage Appliance Corp. "Clickfree's patented
auto-launching software completely automates the entire process, making PC
backup effortless. Our expanded product line and new form factors give
consumers numerous options and price ranges for backing up their precious and
irreplaceable data."

    Clickfree Traveler Lightens the Load

    Despite its small size, like all Clickfree products, the Traveler
includes an auto-launch feature, so there is no need to install or configure
software. Just insert the Traveler's USB plug into a PC, and Clickfree does
the rest, searching, copying and organizing more than 400 file types of
digital data including documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook email and
contacts, photos, video, music, and even favorite websites.
    Road warriors and other professionals who typically operate with large
amounts of data (photographers, graphic artists, financial planners), will
find the Clickfree Traveler lets them carry hefty presentations or huge art
portfolios in their wallet or purse. With the Traveler, business professionals
will always have easy access to important content, and can quickly restore
critical information in the event of a lost, stolen or malfunctioning
computer. Netbook users will find it a perfect complement to these smaller
devices, allowing them to carry even more data without increasing their load.
Other key benefits include:

    
    -  Backup multiple computers: Just plug it into any computer and the
       Traveler will automatically start, search, backup and organize
       content, keeping each PC's data separated by user.

    -  Intuitive backup summary: The Clickfree patented application provides
       a clear and simple backup summary that lists the number of files
       backed up, the total size of the backup, details of files by type and
       more.

    -  Easily browse backed up files: Review any backed up file by using the
       backup application or Windows Explorer. For backed up photos,
       Clickfree also provides a thumbnail view that eliminates the need to
       open the entire file.

    -  Restoring data is simple: Just plug the Traveler into a new computer
       and restore all files to their original locations. Easily transfer
       files between computers, and even from PC to Mac.

    -  Range of capacities and prices: To meet a wide range of needs and
       budgets, the Clickfree Traveler is available in several capacities:
           -  16GB - $99.99 (CDN)
           -  32GB - $189.99 (CDN)
           -  64GB - 319.99 (CDN)


    Clickfree DVD Transformer -- an Inexpensive, Easy Solution for Students
    and General Household Use
    
    The Clickfree DVD Transformer is also a small, flash-based device that
connects to a PC's USB port, automatically searching the entire computer for
documents, photos, music files, videos and more. Once the search is complete
and the content identified, consumers simply insert a blank disc into the
computer's burner and Clickfree does the rest. Tricky CD and DVD burning
software is now a thing of the past.
    At $49.99 (CDN), it is an economical way to quickly backup and save files
inexpensively. Coupled with the recordable CDs and/or DVDs most households
have laying around, moms and dads can easily burn the latest family photos to
send off to the grandparents, while its small size and low-cost makes it a
must-have for any student with homework assignments and costly music libraries
on their PCs.
    The Transformer is an inexpensive yet foolproof way to back up important
files.
    The Clickfree DVD Transformer will automatically backup data to optical
discs of many popular formats, including CDR, CDRW, DVD+R, DVD-R and Dual
Layer DVD.

    
    Other key benefits include:

    -  Backup Multiple Computers: There is absolutely no limit - just connect
       the Clickfree DVD Transformer to any computer and the Clickfree
       software will automatically start and search for digital content.
       Users can repeat the process with as many computers as needed and the
       DVD Transformer keeps a complete record of every computer and every
       backup disc created.

    -  Incremental Backup Support: After the initial backup, users
       subsequently have the option of just backing up new or changed files
       rather than starting from scratch.

    -  Disc Spanning Support: Users can back up content to a single or
       multiple CDs or DVDs.

    -  Disc Management: The DVD Transformer will keep a record of every disc
       ever created on any computer. Just insert any disc while the Clickfree
       application is running and it will tell you what computer backup it
       is from, what backup set, and what disc of a multi disc set.

    -  Backup Summary: Simple and easy to understand, it lists the number of
       files backed up, the total size of the backup, details of files by
       type and more.
    

    Backup is only as good as the restore

    Both the DVD Transformer and Clickfree Traveler come complete with
Clickfree's unique automatic "Smart Restore Technology" that is as easy to use
as Clickfree backup. It allows the customer to effortlessly restore or share
all files with any PC or Mac. Other manufacturer's products that claim to
restore applications and operating systems ("Image backup") fail to mention
that these can only be restored to an identical computer and will also restore
viruses, malware and corrupt applications and registry settings. All these
problems can be avoided with Clickfree's automatic Smart Restore Technology.

    Availability

    Clickfree products can be found at www.Clickfree.com or at these
retailers:
    London Drugs, The Shopping Channel, Blacks, Staples Canada, Henrys Camera
and selected Sony Stores

    About Storage Appliance Corporation

    Storage Appliance Corporation is a leading developer of consumer backup
software marketed as Clickfree(TM) automatic backup specifically designed for
ease of use. Clickfree(TM) backup is the world's first technology that
performs backup by simply connecting any storage device to the PC, without
having to set up or configure software. Visit www.clickfree.com for additional
information.

    All offers subject to change without notice or obligation and may not be
available through all sales channels. Prices listed are manufacturer suggested
retail prices and may vary by retail location. Applicable taxes extra. (C)2008
Storage Appliance Corp. Trademarks used herein are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Storage Appliance Corp. in Canada and other countries. Other
product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their
respective owners.





For further information:

For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: CHRIS CLARKE, Porter Novelli
Canada for Clickfree, (416) 422-7166, Chris.clarke@porternovelli.com

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