Carbonite has several meanings. It was for instance a coal mining explosive and used in the Star Wars series to freeze Han Solo.
Tech savvy users think of the backup company Carbonite which is offering plans to backup data online.
Carbonite works by running a small computer program on the customer's computer system that is transferring data to the backup server in the background.
All data transferred offsite is encrypted on the user's computer to ensure data safety and integrity.
The same backup software that is used to backup and transfer the files can be used to restore data from the backup servers should the need arise.
You'll find bloggers talking about Carbonite at sites like Techcrunch
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