Online Backup - Reviews
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OCT 25, 2017You won't find a better overall online backup service than the full-featured IDrive, especially for the price.
If you're in the market for an online backup service, there are many variables to consider, including storage size, pricing, advanced backup features, and ease of use. IDrive hits high marks across all these categories, and it offers a good price-to-storage ratio, too.
SEP 28, 2017Online backup for the person who wants everything; Backup, storage, sharing, local backup... iDrive does just about everything
There's no more complete online backup storage service than iDrive. And though it's not the cheapest, it's still affordable and comes with backup clients for nearly every PC and device, including Windows Phone—a rarity these days.
SEP 19, 2017It's the cloud backup host with the most and exceptionally good value to boot
Small businesses on a tight budget will love IDrive Business, which offers plenty of backup features at very pocket-friendly prices. Costs are based purely on how much cloud storage you need, starting at just £41 for 250GB for the first year.
DEC 16, 2016IDrive’s Cloud Backup Provides Comprehensive Data Protection for SMBs
IDrive offers cloud, onsite, and hybrid data backup solutions that provide small businesses information security at a reasonable price point.
APR 20, 2016IDrive One WiFi Storage Released for HDD or SSD
IDrive Online Backup is announcing the launch of their IDrive One, a wireless storage device that provides advanced wireless connectivity, as well as streaming capabilities.
SEP 07, 2016IDrive unveils its on-premise backup solution 'IDrive Private Cloud'
IDrive claims that the solution has the flexibility to access and manage data from anywhere and assist businesses in keeping their data protected.
JUL 06, 20166 emerging cloud services every business needs to know about
Keeping track of developments in the cloud can be a challenge and a half. Services seem to appear on the horizon without much fanfare, then glide overhead.
MAY 11, 2016IDrive One review: The faster, more affordable, nearly portable personal cloud
A portable package complete with wireless base station, encrypted local backup, and mobile support for iOS or Android.
JAN 4, 2017IDrive One storage device has fast Wi-Fi and a year of free cloud backup
IDrive just keeps making use of all that storage capacity that the drive makers are creating. The new IDrive One offers one terabyte of storage for $100 or two terabytes for $150.
JAN 6, 2015iDrive Debuts 1 TB And 2 TB Wireless Drives Offering Encrypted Local Backups And Cloud Storage
Cloud storage and backup company iDrive today launched its first hardware product sold directly to consumers and businesses, with the debut of the new iDrive Wi-Fi.
NOV 26, 2014IDrive cloud backup and sync service
There are a lot of cloud services out there, and nearly all of them can be used for backing up key files and folders.
MAY 23, 2015IDrive Online Storage: Comprehensive online backup and sync service
If there’s online backup that could be called “full-service” it’s venerable IDrive. Not only does IDrive provide traditional backup, real-time backup, file sharing, and syncing files across multiple PCs and devices (Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android), it’s one of the few services that still offers a free 5GB account.
MAR 27, 2014Backup Service IDrive Adds Sync Functionality
The online backup service IDrive today announced that it is going beyond only backing up your data and is adding a sync feature to its lineup that will automatically keep files on different machines up to date.
JAN 9, 2014IDrive’s solution to slow cloud backups: a drive shipping service
Uploading hundreds of gigabytes of data can be a slow and tedious process. That’s why cloud backup provider IDrive launched a new service Thursday that replaces that upload with the postman.
JAN 9, 2014IDrive Launches Long-Term Data Archival Service Via Shipped Hard Drives
Cloud storage and data backup service IDrive today announced the launch of a new long-term archival service that allows users to ship data to the company on physical drives.
NOV 25, 2013IDrive Express - Ship It to the Cloud
Everybody knows this: backing up your computer will save your ass (and your data) if your system crashes. Lesser known is the concept of offsite backup.
NOV 22, 2013IDrive Launches Facebook Backup So You Never Lose The Photos And Videos You Were Tagged In
IDrive, like most online backup services, has long focused on keeping the data on your local hard drive safe by backing it up to the cloud.
NOV 8, 2013iDrive Pro Personal Online Backup Review
In this review, we look at iDrive Pro Personal, a cloud-enabled backup service for Windows PC, Mac, Android, and iOS. A competitor to rivals such as Mozy and Carbonite. iDrive offers 5GB of storage for free and up to 1TB with a yearly subscription.
NOV 6, 2013Backup service IDrive launches new express service to ship your data back to you in 48 hours
Online backup provider IDrive has officially launched Express 48, a new data restore service that promises delivery of a 1TB drive with your data in 48 hours or less.
JUL 30, 2013Backup Service IDrive Now Ships 1TB Hard Disks To Users Who Want To Back Up Large Amounts Of Data
Online backup service IDrive today announced a new service that allows its users to back up large amounts of data to the cloud.
FEB 26, 2013IDriveSync online storage now offers cool Private Key option
Online storage vendor Pro Softnet announces a Private Key option for its IDriveSync service that puts data privacy and security completely in the hands of the account owner. And you get 10GB of free storage to boot.
FEB 2, 2013IDrive offers online backup and cloud-based syncing services
In its first year on the Macworld/iWorld show floor, IDrive told a compelling story about its cloud-based services. In fact, IDrive offers a pair of services: The core IDrive product is an online backup solution, and IDrive Sync provides Dropbox-style intra-Mac file syncing.
MAY 30, 2014CNET gives 4.5/5 for IDrive Online Backup
IDrive is a universal online backup tool that lets you sync your files across Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android devices.
SEP 14, 2010IDrive Online Backup Review
IDrive is designed to back up your data with just two clicks. The base version offers 2GB of storage for free and online accounts are available up to 500GB.
APR 28, 2010IDrive online backup service improves Mac, iPhone support
Pro Softnet has announced improvements to its IDrive online backup service. IDrive is available in a free basic version, along with a pro version that's priced from $5 per month.
SEP 16, 2009IDrive Lite, A Contacts Backup App For iPhone And BlackBerry, Gets Even Better
IDrive Lite is easily one of my favorite iPhone applications. It backs up my contacts to the cloud so I don’t have to worry about losing that vital information were I to lose the device or accidentally drop it into a river (don’t ask), it works like a charm and it’s absolutely free.
AUG 18, 2009iDrive Online Backup Review
Despite its name, Pro Softnet’s iDrive online backup is not the latest parallel parking app for the iPhone, but a Web-based data backup solution.
FEB 6, 2009Backup And Share Your iPhone Contacts For Free With IDrive Lite
We don’t write about every iPhone application that we come across (there are other sites doing a great job at that), but sometimes we just have to.
FEB 6, 2009iDrive Lite Backs Up Your iPhone Contacts for Free
A bad sync, or a few clumsy finger swipes, can leave you with missing, duplicate, or otherwise messed-up iPhone contacts. iDrive Lite is a free app that stores contacts in the cloud.
FEB 05, 2009IDrive Portable HDD backs your files up locally and online
Look, we feel your pain. There's about a gazillion options when it comes to portable hard drives, but the IDrive Portable actually does differentiate itself from the masses in one particularly useful way.
SEP 27, 2008IDrive for Mac review. There's a new iDisk rival on the scene, but how does it compare?
As internet connections have sped up and data transfers become more secure and reliable, so an industry has built up offering online data storage on remote servers.
MAR 23, 2008IDrive is a 2008 101 fantastic freebie in system utilities category for its easy to use free online backup
You can back up 2GB of data for free to this Web site, using associated software that sets up a virtual drive. When you copy files to that virtual drive, you're actually storing your stuff at a secure iDrive server on the Internet.