o Additional opportunities to expand relationship anticipated
PALM DESERT, Calif., Feb. 19 - Spare Backup, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: SPBU) announced today that DSG International ("DSGi")has agreed to extend its contract an additional year. Both parties have agreed to look at additional strategic opportunities in the coming months.
Next month SpareBackup will begin shipping to DSGi private label PC's embedded SpareBackup software SpareBackup's opt-out offer will be launched when the PC buyer initializes his PC purchase and is then covered under the terms of the current agreements between the two companies.
Spare anticipates that its software will be available to over one million customers through this deployment method. This agreement is another step forward in the ongoing relationship between the two companies. DSGi distributes its OEM PC's throughout its customer network and through its 1,450 stores and online stores, spanning 27 countries.
Commenting on the event, Cery Perle, CEO of SpareBackup, Inc. stated, "We are extremely pleased that DSGi has extended our contract, validating the significance of the Spare Backup software concept and business opportunity. Both companies are looking forward to exploring additional opportunities together. DSGi's focus on customer care demonstrates its understanding of the needs of the consumer in this digital age. By embedding our product on its OEM PC's, DSGi makes it that much easier for their customers to insure that the valuable data on each PC is safely and securely stored by Spare Backup software. We look forward to the continued expansion of our marketing efforts in partnership with DSGi throughout its vast network."
About Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc. specializes in helping consumers, small office/home office users, and small to mid-sized businesses protect their computer data quickly, automatically and cost-effectively. The company's flagship Spare Backup product is the first totally automated online backup service that intelligently selects, secures and stores files without any user intervention, automatically backing up documents, email, music, photos and other PC files on a continuous basis or according to the schedule of the user's choice. The company is headquartered in Palm Desert, Calif.
About DSGi plc
DSG international is Europe's leading electrical specialist group.
It operates a multi-channel approach to electrical retailing and trades through more than 1,200 stores and online stores, spanning 27 countries and employing 40,000 people. More than 100 million customers shop in-store and online with DSGi every year.
DSGi's retail and e-tail brands include PC World, Currys and Dixons in Ireland, PC World, Currys and Dixons.co.uk in the UK, Elkjop in the Nordic countries, UniEuro in Italy, Kotsovolos in Greece, Electro World in central Europe, PC City in France, Spain, Italy and Sweden, and Pixmania.com across Europe.
DSGi offers customers a comprehensive range of after sales services, including its national customer support operation for IT and digital technology, The TechGuys, which offers telephone and home-based support services throughout the UK. It also runs a multi-brand business-to-business operation in the UK.
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