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Mozy, the online backup service from EMC-owned Decho, and broadband provider China Telecom said today they’ve forged a partnership to bring cloud-based services to China, opening up another revenue stream for China’s largest broadband provider. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The two will offer […]

header-mozy-logo Mozy, the online backup service from EMC-owned Decho, and broadband provider China Telecom said today they’ve forged a partnership to bring cloud-based services to China, opening up another revenue stream for China’s largest broadband provider. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

The two will offer a cloud-based online backup service, called eYun, that uses Mozy’s technology to help Chinese web users manage and protect their personal information in case of a computer crash or virus attack. China, with over 330 million users, has the world’s largest Internet market. China Telecom isn’t the first broadband provider to offer online backup services; Verizon and Comcast released similar offerings earlier this year. But they typically carry a higher price tag than those from pure-play online backup companies like Mozy and Carbonite.

  1. SaaS services seem to be looking at emerging markets in the east as a juicy proposition for the future. In another similar news, recently Hyperoffice partnered with Tata communications to offer their online collaboration software in India.

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  2. [...] bring them to market. (With over 338 million users, China’s Internet market is by far the largest in the world.) So far, Innovation Works has received some 7,000 resumes from eager Chinese entrepreneurs, Lee [...]

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  3. My new Chinese gatekeepers.

    Goodbye, Mozy.

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