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IDrive Online Backup Offers Huge Student Discounts

Cliff Boodoosingh on May 01, 2011
CALABASAS, Calif., April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - IDrive Online Backup today announced huge discounts for students and colleges for its flagship online backup offering.

College students, teachers, administrators, staff and board members can now take advantage a 50% discount on IDrive Personal (150GB storage) and IDrive Family (500GB) plans.

"Cloud storage, and backup in particular is gaining traction at all levels, and it was important for us to address this special segment of users with an attractive discount.  IDrive is a leading online backup service with a wide ranging user-base, many are from top 10 colleges such as Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia and Stanford. We would love students and teachers to adopt our popular online backup service to protect their critical data on their laptops and desktops," said Raghu Kulkarni, CEO of Pro Softnet Corp.

IDrive is regarded as a premium online backup service and currently protects over 750,000 users with reliable, secure online backup for consumers and businesses of all sizes. With the advent of faster Internet connections, more consumers and businesses are pushing their backups to the cloud as a way to safeguard memories, content, and critical information from catastrophic loss.

Pricing & Availability

With the 50% discount to standard retail prices, the IDrive Personal (150GB of storage) is offered at $24.75/year, and IDrive Family (500GB) is offered at $74.75/year. To learn more about IDrive Online Backup for Education, please visit

About Pro Softnet Corporation

Pro Softnet, headquartered in Calabasas CA, is a privately held company specializing in cloud storage, online backup, remote access, compliance and related technologies serving the consumer, SMB, and Enterprise market segments. Core products include IDrive®, IDriveSync®, IBackup®, and RemotePC™. The company's popular IDrive online backup service currently has over 750,000 subscribers.

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