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Intel Motherboards to Include Backup and Recovery Tools

FarStone Technology announced a licensing agreement to bundle its software with Intel motherboards to enable system backup and disaster recovery, lost file retrieval and provide virtual CD/DVD drive and disc emulation.

Under the agreement, Intel will bundle FarStone’s RestoreIT, VirtualDrive and GameDrive software utilities on select desktop motherboards based on the upcoming Intel 945/955 Express chipsets, including Intel’s Executive, Media and Extreme edition series platforms.

The board-level solution is targeted towards developers of business, home office and gaming systems, according to the Irvine, Calif. company.

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Stuart J. Johnston has covered technology, especially Microsoft, since February 1988 for InfoWorld, Computerworld, Information Week, and PC World, as well as for Enterprise Developer, XML & Web Services, and .NET magazines.

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