For Immediate Release
July 31, 2008
Second Copy® wins 2008 Peoples
Choice Award at Software Industry Conference
Boston, Massachusetts -
Centered Systems has won the SIA People's
Choice Award for Best Application for its
flagship software application, Second Copy.
The award was presented on July 19, 2008 at
the 18th annual Software Industry
Conference, held in Boston, Massachusetts.
This is the seventh time that Second Copy
has won this award.
Second Copy v. 7 is an automatic backup
utility for All versions of Windows
including Windows Vista. Second Copy 7 makes
backing up your important files a breeze.
Second Copy 7 works in the background with
little impact on your system's performance.
Simply tell Second Copy which files you want
to copy, where and when you want to copy
them, and forget about it.
Second Copy 7's setup wizard helps users
define different profiles each indicating
different sets of files and rules. These
profiles can be organized in groups by
different categories such as daily backups,
weekly archives, accounting files, etc.
Setup wizard also assists the user in
setting the frequency of the backups,
including specific days of the week, hours
of the day, or any desired time intervals.
Files can be stored on any local fixed or
removable disks, zip drives, CD-RW's, DVD's,
as well as on storage devices on other
computers across a network. Second Copy 7
backups can span across multiple disks.
Major new features include up to 256-bit AES
encryption, FTP support, E-mail
notification, as well as support to run as a
service. Other features include PKZip
compatible compression, file
synchronization, and the archiving of up to
25 earlier versions of files. You can ignore
files older than a certain date, and set zip
file compression ratios. You can run any
program before or after running each backup
Second Copy 7 comes with an enhanced Zip
viewer. For added security, the compressed
files and customized settings can be
protected using encrypted passwords. Second
Copy 7's built-in auto-dial and auto-login
features enable users to back up their files
remotely to their servers in the office, or
any other location.
Second Copy 7 can also run at Windows start
up and shut down, creating second copies of
important data files. The two-way
synchronization option allows the user to
maintain files in two places, ensuring that
the latest version is always available at
Advanced users can create macros that
specify destination directory names, and
allow for date/time stamping of each backup
folder. Second Copy 7 also supports a
command line interface for advanced users.
Progress bars monitor backups while Second
Copy maintains a log of all backup activity.
Helpful online tips with multi-language
support are also available.
Second Copy 7 is a must-have product for
anyone concerned with safeguarding important
A single user license of Second Copy 7 costs
$29.95 and may be purchased online at
http://www.SecondCopy.com. Network and
site licenses are available. For more
information, contact Centered Systems, 7137
Oak Ridge Road, Falls Church, VA 22042.
Phone: . Fax: (703) 637-1259. E-mail:
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Since 1989, Centered Systems has been
publishing innovative Windows utility
software. Centered Systems' flagship
program, Second Copy, has won many
international software awards including the
Shareware Industry's People Choice Award for
the past 5 years in a row. It has
received the highest rating on many download
sites including CNet, Tucows, PCWorld. In
May, 2008, PC Magazine listed Second Copy 7
in its 23 most powerful utilities.