Clickfree Wireless Automatically Backs Up Your Data Over WiFi
At CES 2011, Clickfree has announced the Clickfree Wireless Backup device that has an 802.11n radio. The device is made to automatically back-up and unlimited quantity of data from Mac or PC. You will need to plug it in directly into each machine you want to duplicate. When the device launches, it will be available in 2 models. The 500GB model is $179 and the 1TB model is $249. Full press release below:
Clickfree Introduces the Easiest Way to Backup Multiple Computers and Protect Data with New Clickfree Wireless
Clickfree Wireless automatically performs all scheduled backups wirelessly from anywhere in a home or office, on multiple computers, PCs and Macs
Las Vegas, Jan. 4, 2011 – Clickfree, the inventors of effortless automatic backup, today announced the launch of Clickfree Wireless in the U.S., giving customers the simplicity of Clickfree’s totally automated backup solution with the benefit of a wireless connection. Clickfree Wireless will backup as many computers as the customers needs, both Windows and Mac, making it the ideal solution for both home and office.
Clickfree Wireless will be on display for the first time in the U.S. at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show, which runs Jan. 6-9. Clickfree can be found in the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, booth #36512.
Setting the standard and defining the term, ‘effortless backup,’ Clickfree has completely eliminated the need to download, install and configure software. Consumers don’t have to know anything about their home’s wireless setup or network configuration. By simply plugging the Clickfree Wireless device into each computer and performing an initial backup, all settings will be found and configured, and backups will be done automatically using 802.11n wireless technology. The device can be placed anywhere in the home, and does not need to be plugged in to any of the computers for it to continue backing up and safeguarding customers’ digital data.
Irreplaceable photos, music, videos and other documents on the home or office network will be protected and are incredibly easy to retrieve as well. In addition, customers can search and restore lost files, photos and other digital content over the wireless connection.
“Clickfree has made setting up a wireless backup device as easy as just plugging it in to your computer,” said Bryan McLeod, CEO of Storage Appliance Corp. “With our proprietary Backuplink™ technology which makes the once complex task of backing up digital content on a network totally effortless, we have ensured everyone can use our Wireless Backup device.”
• No software to download, setup or install
• No network or wireless expertise required
• Automatically backup PCs and Macs wirelessly
• Backup files that are currently in use
• Import, transfer and backup music and playlists from iPods, iPads and iPhones
• Easily upload photos directly to Facebook
• Archive important files to DVDs/CDs for additional security
• Easy-to-use totally automatic restore process
Capacities, Prices & Availability
Clickfree Wireless Backup is available now online from Clickfree.com. The MSRP for a 500GB is $179 and 1TB is $249. Larger capacities will be available in Q1 2011.
About Storage Appliance Corp.
Storage Appliance Corporation, operating under the Clickfree™ brand, makes technology easy for consumers. As the inventors of effortless consumer backup, the Clickfree™ software makes backing up a PC or Mac as easy as plugging it in to the USB port – no software to install or configure. Clickfree is dedicated to offering consumers the Ultimate Backup Experience. Clickfree brings together features that have never before been available in a single backup product including flawless restore. Recognized as the market leader in consumer backup, Clickfree has received numerous awards from CNET™, PCMag™ and Laptop™ magazine. Clickfree’s software is not just easier – it’s smarter. With 23 patents pending, this exclusive technology is only available to Clickfree™ customers. Visit www.Clickfree.com for additional information.
[Engadget]This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at +AmitChowdhry