Remote Backup Systems Announces Its New Mercury Online Backup Platform

MEMPHIS, TN–(Marketwire – February 23, 2009) – Remote Backup Systems, the founder of the Online Backup industry, today announced the availability of its new Mercury Online Backup platform for Windows and Mac.

Mercury is a powerful, white-labeled Online Backup software system with features and functionality designed to compete with the most well-known consumer grade online backup services being sold today. It is being offered as a turnkey solution to companies that want to enter the booming Online Backup market.

“We have been quietly perfecting Mercury for about 18 months,” explained Rob Cosgrove, president and founder of Remote Backup Systems. “It is a completely new product, designed for a different type of user (home and personal users) than our industry-defining RBackup Remote Backup software.”

Completely brandable and localizable, Mercury is multi-lingual, extremely configurable, and designed specifically for use by MSPs as the foundation software for their Online Backup businesses.

“We timed this announcement to coincide with a roll-out by one of our customers,” said Cosgrove. “ went online today, with their Personal Edition powered by Mercury, and their Business Edition powered by RBackup. We wish them great success.”

Mercury starts at about US$50,000 plus customization, installation, and other fees. It runs on Windows 2003 Server and uses Oracle 11g as a back-end.

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About Remote Backup Systems, Inc.

Remote Backup Systems, Inc. is the global leader in providing turnkey online backup software solutions to businesses and IT Service providers. RBS defines success as providing leading edge functionality, best-in-class customer support, and an unwavering commitment to product quality and customer satisfaction. With a twenty-one year history in Remote Backup technologies, RBS is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

If you would like more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with Rob Cosgrove, please phone Elizabeth Greenup at (901) 388-5988 or email

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Steve Roberts is VP of Engineering at Remote Backup Systems (, developers of the RBackup Online Backup software platform, providing software powering more than 9,500 Service Providers in 65 countries since 1987.