Intego to Provide Backup Software to LaCie

in Mac OSX (F)

[prMac.com] Austin, TX - Intego, the Macintosh security specialist, today announced a strategic partnership with LaCie (Euronext LAC), the acclaimed vendor of high quality storage solutions. LaCie sells more than 2 million DAS and NAS devices per year worldwide. Intego will help ensure that Mac users around the world are protected in case of data loss by providing two powerful, user-friendly solutions to back up data to LaCie drives, starting with the LaCie 4big and LaCie Network Space in September 2008.

Intego will be providing two backup programs - Intego Backup Assistant and Intego Backup Manager Pro - that are derived from Intego's award-winning Personal Backup X5, and will be bundled with LaCie's products. Intego Backup Assistant will be included with all LaCie hard drives and some of its network storage devices, and Intego Backup Manager Pro will be provided with LaCie's professional network storage devices.

"We want to provide our customers with the leading backup technology for Macintosh," said Philippe Spruch, CEO of LaCie. "We liked Intego Personal Backup X5 so much that we asked Intego to make two special versions of the software that we can offer to our customers."

Intego Backup Assistant and Intego Backup Manager Pro are comprehensive backup solutions for Mac OS X, protecting users from data loss by systematically making copies of their documents, applications, and system files. Intego Backup Assistant can back up files to LaCie hard disks and network storage devices, and Intego Backup Manager Pro can make backups to any hard drive, network volume, iDisk, optical disc or iPod. Intego Backup Manager Pro can also make bootable backups of a Mac OS X startup volume and synchronize data between two computers, such as a desktop Mac and a laptop.

"We're delighted to have an opportunity to provide our backup solutions to LaCie's customers," said Laurent Marteau, Intego's CEO. "LaCie has the most innovative line of data storage products, combining cutting-edge design with world-class technology."

About LaCie
Located in the USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, LaCie is the leading manufacturer of computer peripherals for Windows, Apple and Linux users. LaCie creates external storage solutions and color monitors that help professionals and everyday people easily manage their digital lives. LaCie has differentiated its products through original designs and leading-edge technology. Established in France in 1989, LaCie is listed on Euronext under FR0000054314 (LAC).

About Intego
Intego develops and sells desktop Internet security and privacy software for Macintosh. Intego provides the widest range of software to protect users and their Macs from the dangers of the Internet. Intego's multilingual software and support repeatedly receives awards from Mac magazines, and protects more than one million users in over 60 countries. Intego has headquarters in the USA, France and Japan. For further information, please visit them online.

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