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Synectics debuts BackJack 5, Continuum

updated 06:20 pm EDT, Thu October 11, 2007

BackJack 5, Continuum

Synectics Business Solutions has announced BackJack 5 alongside a new application titled BackJack Continuum. Continuum is designed to complement as well as integrate with Apple's Time Machine application included in its forthcoming Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard operating system, helping Mac users to easily move their backed up files to an offsite location. "BackJack Continuum eliminates the need to physically rotate hard drives to an offsite location by providing a fully automated and secure solution that transfers files to our data centers on a nightly basis," Synectics said. "Continuum achieves this core business function in an extremely economical fashion, thereby allowing clients to stay focused on their core competencies."

BackJack Continuum pricing is expected to start from $0.25 per gigabyte per month, while BackJack 5 is priced at $18 per month with additional gigabytes starting at $2. Synectics plans to release public betas of both applications within five days of Apple's Leopard launch, and is aiming for a final release within the following 30 days.

BackJack 5 will work closely with a new and modern data center, according to the company, while continuing to offer businesses remote storage of important data.

"The importance of offsite file protection remains paramount to protect against catastrophes such as fire, theft and natural disasters. As such, Synectics is complementing Apple's Time Machine with their new, cost-effective Continuumtm solution that will provide Mac users with the offsite protection necessary to complete their business backup strategy."




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