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IDrive Online Backup Exceeds 500,000 User Base

O.B.R. EDITOR: Cliff Boodoosingh on November 03, 2010
CALABASAS, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Softnet Corporation, a leader in the cloud storage and remote access market, today announced that its IDrive Online Backup ( subscriber base has exceeded 500,000 users.

IDrive, along with IBackup, a sister service from Pro Softnet now form one of the leading online backup services in the industry. IDrive is a consumer focused online backup service, whereas IBackup caters primarily to SMB segment.

"The Online Backup segment of cloud storage has been a hot subject of late. Our multi-platform capable online backup products support a wide range of PCs, Mac's and Unix based computers as well as hand held devices such as the iPhone. IDrive, coupled with IBackup, offers the broadest range, both in platforms and functionality of any product currently available," said Shweta S, COO at Pro Softnet Corp.

"Not only is it important to offer the range and breadth, it is especially important to offer superior performance. Our products continue to outperform others in professional and in-house tests. While the internet speed has been improving over the years, it is still a small fraction of the bandwidth available on a local area network which today runs into Gigabits. Hence the requirement to optimize at various levels to improve performance for online backup," said Jayaram K, Project lead for the IDrive team.

"We thank our users for the support and loyalty which has helped us reach this important mile-stone," said Raghu Kulkarni, CEO of Pro Softnet Corp.

About IDrive:

IDrive (, a service of Pro Softnet Corp., is one of the leading services in the field of online backup and combined with IBackup ( offers one of the most popular online backup services for both Windows and Mac. PC World recently named it as one of the Best 101 Freebee products. The technology behind IDrive has received many accolades, the latest being Best of the Bunch rated by PC World, the PC Magazine Editor's Choice pick and the PC Pro award winner.

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