Protecting files and folders through any form of backup is essential nowadays, excuses for those who depend heavily on their data. However, most software solutions offer rather complex deployment processes and cumbersome handling. Carbonite was designed in order to provide users with an accessible and easy-to-use backup utility that will save their files online, in the Cloud. People will be able to use a series of wizards created specifically to help them achieve the preferred backup much easier.
Carbonite Backup and Protection Software Features
Unlimited cloud storage
Compare and find the plan that fits you best. Keeps a lifetime of photos, music and irreplaceable files safe.
Simple, automatic, continuous
Set-it-and-forget-it. Your files are automatically, continuously backed up. No remembering, no scheduling. Just live life, we’ve got your back.
Free premium support
Unlike other backup offerings, we include free premium, U.S.-based customer support. If you ever get stuck, our award-winning customer support team is ready to help. They are available daily via phone, chat or email.
This disaster (or spilled coffee) strikes, you can recover files from the cloud in just a few clicks. Restore all of your files, or just a few, with our easy restore wizard.
Anytime Anywhere Access
You forgot a file on your home computer, or want to show friends a photo on the train. No problem. This software mobile apps acknowledges users to view, share and download their files from your mobile devices, wherever and whenever you need them.
Safe and sound
Before leaving your computer, your files are encrypted using 128-bit Blowfish encryption. Then, they’re transmitted to one of our data centers using Transport Layer Security (TLS), where they are guarded 24 hours a day.
Personal cloud backup
Easy to install and configure so it runs automatically
Protects photos, tax forms, music and video files, and more
Recover files easily from any web-connected device
Available for external hard drives and other forms of external storage
Excellent defense against a ransomware attack, hardware failure, and laptop loss or theft
Cloud backup for small business
Easy-to-use business cloud backup to protect all your important files
Recover clean files from the cloud if your originals become infected with ransomware
Award-winning support seven days a week
Advanced encryption both at rest and in-flight
Plans available for small businesses and the home office
Easily recover files, folders and complete systems
Data protection solutions
Scalable and flexible on-site, offsite, cloud or hybrid data protection
All-in-one solutions include hardware, software and cloud services from a single vendor
Protects physical, virtual and legacy systems
Remote wipe, legal hold and location tracking for simple, central management of employee endpoints
High availability protection for keeping critical, tier-1 applications online, with options for disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)
Powerful data migration for deploying in the cloud or moving from one cloud to another
Advanced encryption for data at rest and in-flight
The user-friendly interface with its useful wizards
People will benefit from a colorful interface that contains a well-designed layout that is meant at increasing the user-friendliness as much as possible. All the backup and restore tools are laid out in a tabbed array where everything is easily accessible.
Upon the installation process, one will be prompted by a configuration wizard that will help establish the details of the backup process. Offering both an automatic or manual mode, Carbonite ’s wizard will help novice users set up their backup with no headaches, thanks to intuitive PC type and file selection.
Through its swift configuration process, this software would only require the initial setup process, after which it will automatically backup users’ files. For those who automation and background processing are essential, this utility’s backup system might be appreciated.
Users will be able to browse the backed up files, select individual files or complete backups for restoring or easily backup files straight from the Windows context menu. Depending on users’ Internet connection speed, the backup tasks will be quite fast and in our tests, the application proved to be efficient and responsive.
“No-brainer” backup application that could help those who need for an easy way of protecting their files
If ease-of-use and handling efficiency are needed in a backup utility, then Carbonite will surely fit users’ requirements. It will allow them to easily define their backup tasks and save files online, in the Cloud. Providing continuous, automatic backup and integration with the OS context menu, the application will be accessible to both novice and experienced users, although the latter might sense a slight lack of more advanced backup features.
Pros and Cons
All plans have unlimited backup
Backup for certain file types by default
Security protocols are strong
Files over 4 GB must be manually added
Very easy to use
No ability to adjust bandwidth for backup
Windows all version supported
Carbonite 6.3.2 For Windows
Windows all version supported
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