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IDrive Online Backup Adds 'IDrive Unlimited'

Cliff Boodoosingh on March 09, 2011
CALABASAS, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Softnet Corp., a long-time pioneer in online backup and offsite data storage and developer of, announces the launch of IDrive Unlimited. IDrive Unlimited allows an unlimited amount of backup from a single Windows machine at only $49.50 per year. This new plan is offered alongside IDrive's 5GB free Basic plan and their Pro plans which vary in size from 50GBs to 1TB.

Customers can try IDrive Unlimited free for 30 days by starting a new account at, there is no credit card required for trial.

"We created IDrive Unlimited in response to feedback from our customers," said Stephen Gold, Business Development Manager at Pro Softnet. "We had always stayed away from unlimited storage plans because of the growing amount of data being produced, i.e. we wouldn't be able to sustainably backup an unlimited amount of data while providing the level of security and performance we always have with IDrive Pro. However, we had many home users saying they would still like an unlimited backup option from us, even if it meant sacrificing a few of IDrive Pro's benefits."

A breakdown of the new IDrive Unlimited plan:

    * $49.50/year and no contract, customers can cancel at any time. There is a 30-day free trial available.
    * Files deleted from the Backup Set (files selected for backup) are removed from IDrive's servers after 30 days.
    * After 150GBs of data is stored IDrive restricts the speed of backup to 200Kbps max, restore speeds remain uncapped.

For more information about IDrive Unlimited visit and the IDrive Blog. For a comparison chart between IDrive Unlimited and IDrive Pro click here.

About IDrive

IDrive (, alongside IBackup ( and RemotePC (, is presented by Pro Softnet Corp., a comprehensive leader in online backup, storage and remote access. Pro Softnet protects nearly 14 million gigabytes on behalf of over 700,000 users in more than 125 countries. IDrive has received a 4.5/5 rating from CNET as well as recognition from TechCrunch, Engadget, Macworld, PCWorld and many others. IDrive backs up millions of new files each day to its privately built and secured custom storage network in California.

IDrive's mission is to provide secure, flexible and reliable online backup to businesses and consumers. IDrive is available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and Blackberry. For more information please visit

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