New File Sharing Site Debuts

Personal file storage provider putfwd.com offers free 1GB file storage plus innovative social networking and publishing features.

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (PRWEB) March 1, 2006—Personal file storage provider putfwd.com (www.putfwd.com) announced today a free 1GB of file storage, plus innovative social networking and publishing features not seen before in online file storage services.

These features include the ability to share files not just with friends and family, but also with other public members of the site. For publishing, putfwd.com has created the ability to take a set of related files and publish them to your personal homepage at the click of a button. Published pages can become photo galleries or slideshows, blogs, audio or video podcasts, and more.

“putfwd.com lets you connect with other members, be they friends, family, co-workers, or even total strangers, and share files. Users can find each other based on their location and common interests.” explains John Luxford, founder and lead developer of putfwd.com. “Our whole philosophy revolves around this concept of connecting users. This includes social networking, the publishing capabilities, new standards like RSS and photocasting, as well as web services which empower the users themselves to create whole new ways of working with their files.”

Highlights of putfwd.com:

  • 1GB of file storage absolutely free
  • Access to your files anytime, anywhere
  • Email large files without restrictions
  • Store backups of important files
  • Share files with friends, family and co-workers
  • Find public files based on keyword tagging
  • Find other members based on location and common interests
  • Publish your own homepage in seconds
  • Publish photo galleries, blogs, audio or video podcasts, and more
  • Support for leading web standards, including AJAX and RSS
  • Web services API for 3rd party software integration

Availability

putfwd.com is available immediately. Free accounts offer 1GB of file storage, and upgrades are available which provide 5GB and 12GB of storage for $5/month and $10/month or $49/year and $99/year, respectively.

putfwd.com is a free file storage service with a twist. Launched in February 2006 by Canadian content management vendor Simian Systems (www.simian.ca), putfwd.com joins the next generation of web-based application service providers in offering innovative new ways of improving our lives through technology.

Simian Systems and putfwd.com are trademarks of Simian Systems Inc. All other product names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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