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  September 15, 2010
Contact: Suda Pethe
 
  A Backup Program You'll Really Use
 
Falls Church, Virginia -- Centered Systems has released Second Copy 8, an application that protects the files and folders on your Windows computer by making it so simple to make backups, you'll actually do it. Unlike complicated backup software that requires you to understand your computer's internal file structure, Second Copy's wizard makes it easy to point to the files that you want to save, group them logically, and schedule each group for automatic backup.

Second Copy 8 works with all versions of Windows including Windows 7. As the name implies, Second Copy makes a "second copy" of your files. Second Copy does not copy files in any proprietary format. Therefore you can easily restore your files and folders onto any Windows PC, even if it doesn't have Second Copy installed. Widely used since its original release in 1989, Second Copy is stable, reliable, and fast.

New features in version 8 include the ability to copy open files (32-bit Windows only), support for Unicode, and the ability to copy files and folders with long names.

Second Copy 8 works with all of your drives, including local hard drives, network hard drives, external USB removable drives, thumb drives, flash drives, floppies, Jaz, and Zip drives, CD-R/RWs and DVD-R/RWs.

At work, Second Copy simplifies moving data from your local drive to the network drive. At home, you can transfer files and folders from your laptop to your desktop, or just use the software to regularly back up your valuable data files such as .documents, music, photos, and emails.

Business people and new computer users like Second Copy because the wizard makes it easy to copy, move, compress, and synchronize files and folders. The wizard walks you through every option, and explains your choices in simple English. The built-in scheduler lets you make regular backups without having to babysit the process each time. It can even copy files that are open and being used at the time the backup takes place.

Computer consultants, network administrators, and power users like Second Copy because it has all the features that they need to make copies exactly the way they want them. Second Copy includes support for Unicode characters, built-in FTP support, secure 256-bit AES encryption, and email notification. The program can ignore files that are newer or older than a particular date or a specified number of days. Second Copy can be set up to run as a service. In addition to running the program automatically, you can preview each backup profile before building the backup archive. You can even run Second Copy 8 from the Windows command line.

Whether you're an entrepreneur who needs to ensure that you have off-site backup of all of your important Windows files and folders, a network administrator who is responsible for backing up mission-critical data for the entire company, or a home computer user who needs to protect family photos and financial information, Second Copy 8 has the tools that you need.

Second Copy 8 runs under Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/2008, costs $29.95(US) for a single user license, and may be purchased securely online from http://www.secondcopy.com/. Multi-user discounts are available. You can download a trial version from the same web address.

For more information, contact Centered Systems, 7137 Oak Ridge Road, Falls Church, VA 22042-2561 USA. Internet: http://www.secondcopy.com/ Email: sales@centered.com Phone: (703) 876-0381.

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100% functional evaluation copy available on request or can be downloaded from the web site.

 

About Centered Systems:
Since 1989, Centered Systems has been publishing innovative Windows utility software. Centered Systems' flagship application is Second Copy, a software application that makes it simple to automatically back up files and folders.  Second Copy has won the International Peoples Choice Award at the annual Software Industry Conference seven times.  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.  It was also recommended in the Consumer Reports magazine.

 

 

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  July 31, 2008
Contact: Suda Pethe
 
  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 operation.

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 either location.

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 data.

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: (703) 876-0381. Fax: (703) 637-1259. E-mail: sales@secondcopy.com.

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100% functional evaluation copy available on request or can be downloaded from the web site.


About Centered Systems:
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.

 

Previous Press Release
 
  August 6, 2007
Contact: Suda Pethe
 
  Second Copy® wins 2007 Peoples Choice Award at Software Industry Conference
 
Denver, Colorado - Centered Systems has won the SIA People's Choice Award for Best Overall Utility for its flagship software application, Second Copy. The award was presented on July 14, 2007 at the 16th annual Software Industry Conference, held in Denver, Colorado. This is the sixth time that Second Copy has won this award.

Second Copy v. 7 is an automatic backup utility for Windows 95/98/Me/NT4/2000/XP/2003. A Vista-enabled version will be released later in the year. 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 operation.

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 either location.

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 data.

A single user license of Second Copy 7 costs $29.95 and may be purchased online at http://www.SecondCopy.com. Centered Systems will provide a free upgrade to Second Copy 7 for any users of Second Copy 2000 who registered Second Copy 2000 after September 1, 2005. Upgrade prices for other registered users of Second Copy 2000 will be at 50% of the regular price (limited time offer). Network and site licenses are available. For more information, contact Centered Systems, 7137 Oak Ridge Road, Falls Church, VA 22042. Phone: (703) 876-0381. Fax: (703) 637-1259. E-mail: sales@secondcopy.com.

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100% functional evaluation copy available on request or can be downloaded from the web site.


About Centered Systems:
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.

 

Previous Press Release
 
  November 2, 2005
Contact: Suda Pethe
 
  Ready, Set, Go - unattended computer backups with Second Copy®
 
Centered Systems has announced the release of Second Copy 7, an automatic backup utility for Windows 95/98/Me/NT4/2000/XP/2003 that 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 operation.

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 either location.

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 data.

A single user license of Second Copy 7 costs $29.95 and may be purchased online at http://www.SecondCopy.com. Centered Systems will provide a free upgrade to Second Copy 7 for any users of Second Copy 2000 who registered Second Copy 2000 after September 1, 2005. Upgrade prices for other registered users of Second Copy 2000 will be at 50% of the regular price (limited time offer). Network and site licenses are available. For more information, contact Centered Systems, 7137 Oak Ridge Road, Falls Church, VA 22042. Phone: (703) 876-0381. Fax: (703) 637-1259. E-mail: sales@secondcopy.com.

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100% functional evaluation copy available on request or can be downloaded from the web site.


About Centered Systems:
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.