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New "Try and Buy" campaign from Claranet on Virtual Data Centre offers free test drive of award-winning secure cloud sync and share service TeamDrive

Secure enterprise Dropbox-like service available across Claranet VDC in Germany

Hamburg, 10th December 2012 - The managed services provider Claranet Germany has started a Virtual Data Centre (VDC) "Try and Buy" campaign for its TeamDrive file synchronization system. The campaign runs until 31 December 2012, and gives new subscribers the chance to try TeamDrive free of charge for a month. They will also receive a 10% discount on any additional 12 months subscription for the VDC resources.

Claranet, the ISO-certified and award-winning managed cloud solution, allows companies to easily set up their IT infrastructure through a self-service portal, customizing and managing their IT resources to suit business needs.

The new VDC integrated data synchronization and collaboration solution, TeamDrive, enables IT managers to provide secure information sharing. It is a practical example of a user-oriented application within the VDC and allows employees to store data and documents securely and to easily share and collaborate on documents and other files. The VDC operates from the Claranet data centre based in Frankfurt am Main.

ISO 27001 certification and compliance with the Federal Data Protection Act ensures the use of TeamDrive delivers optimal data and information security. There is encrypted access to TeamDrive data through local or mobile TeamDrive clients for all major operating systems and devices such as Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.

TeamDrive is easy to integrate into the VDC - using pre-prepared templates that organizations can easily customize and manage to suit their own requirements. Additional resources such as additional capacity can always be provided within minutes. If required, TeamDrive can also be connected to internal user identity management systems, for example, to Microsoft's Active Directory.

As part of the "Try and Buy" campaign Claranet provides the VDC starter kit with 100 GB of storage, resources for up to three servers and 10 client licences.

TeamDrive is priced from €680 per year and further pricing and package information can be found at

About Claranet (
Founded in 1996, Claranet is one of Europe's leading managed service providers and offers businesses cloud hosting, networks and applications services. Claranet's mission is to enable customers to reap the huge benefits that can be accrued from Internet-enabled technology and cloud computing.

Claranet has over 2,500 customers and an outstanding record for delivering high quality solutions, across a wide range of industries. With over 500 employees, Claranet is based in 11 offices across Europe.

About TeamDrive Systems (
TeamDrive Systems enables secure, cross-company, as well as cross-platform, collaboration with total privacy, maximum security and full self-administration. TeamDrive offers a combination of cloud computing (private and public) and the free choice of servers, which delivers unlimited cost-effective scalability and independence. TeamDrive runs on Linux, Windows, Mac servers and clients as well as iPhones, iPads and Android Smartphones.

TeamDrive's dependable, scalable platform and services currently enable millions of business users to sync, share and collaborate beyond company borders. TeamDrive customers include leading global firms such as Airbus, h&z Unternehmensberatung AG, universities, the military and government institutions. For a customized solution evaluation of TeamDrive, please contact [email protected]

Further information: TeamDrive Systems GmbH, Max-Brauer-Allee 50, D-22765 Hamburg, Germany, phone +49(0)40/389044-33, e-mail: [email protected], web: or follow on twitter: @TeamDrive

Media Contacts
United States and Americas:
Heidi Groshelle, Groshelle Communications (for TeamDrive)
Tel: 415.821.1454 / [email protected]

Europe and RoW:
Rose Ross, Omarketing (for TeamDrive)
Tel: +44 (0)208 255 5225 / [email protected]

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