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SugarSync

April 06, 2011 09:30 ET

SugarSync Wins 2011 SAMCEDA Award of Excellence for Technology Innovation

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - SugarSync Inc., makers of the award-winning SugarSync online file backup, access and sharing service, today announced that the San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA) has awarded SugarSync with the 2011 SAMCEDA Award of Excellence for Technology Innovation.

The 2011 SAMCEDA Awards of Excellence, which were presented on Friday, April 1, recognized six San Mateo County companies as "innovators" in the following categories: Fastest Growing, BioTech, Social Media/Entertainment, Technology, Environment, and Aspiring Innovator. SugarSync was granted the "Technology Innovator" award for its rapidly growing SugarSync service, which enables everyone to securely backup, access, synchronize and share all of their data -- including files, videos, photos, music and more -- from any computer and access that data anywhere, anytime from any other computer or mobile device.

"San Mateo County continues to be home to some of the most innovative companies, and every year we like to recognize the leaders that continue to lead the way to economic growth in the county," said Rosanne Foust, President and CEO of SAMCEDA. "We recognize SugarSync's contribution to San Mateo County's technology community and their explosive growth, and are happy to name them this year's Technology Innovator award."

"With the proliferation of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, there is an increasing need for people to be able to access all of their data regardless of what device they are using," said Laura Yecies, CEO of SugarSync. "With SugarSync, not only is your data securely backed up to the cloud, but you can access and share all of the data you have on all of your computers and devices from any other Internet-connected computer or mobile device. So you never need to worry about forgetting an important file ever again."

About SugarSync

SugarSync is a leading provider of Personal Cloud services that enable users to access ALL of their data, anytime, anywhere, and from any device. SugarSync enables mobile consumers and professionals to backup, sync, access and share all their files on-the-go, instantly and securely from any Mac, PC, or mobile device (including iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Mobile devices). SugarSync users can sync files in ANY folder and access and share those files via the cloud, providing a Personal Cloud service that matches the way people currently organize their folders and manage their digital lives. SugarSync's file sharing and collaboration tools also allow users to share any folder or file with a simple URL via social networks, email, instant messaging and more. SugarSync was recently a finalist in the 2010 Mashable Awards for "Best Mobile User Experience."

The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California. For more information, please visit www.SugarSync.com, follow us on Twitter @sugarsync or visit SugarSync on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SugarSync.

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