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IDrive Online Backup Ups Free Storage to 5GB

OBR EDITOR, Cliff Boodoosingh on November 24, 2010
CALABASAS, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Softnet Corporation, a leader in the cloud storage and remote access services, today announced that IDrive Online Backup's ( free storage is upped to 5GB limit from 2GB.

IDrive, a leading player in the online backup space, recently announced that its user base has crossed 500k users. It is possibly the only online backup service that provides backup for multiple platforms including PCs, Macs, iPhones, Blackberries and Android based phones.

"Cloud Storage and backup has been evolving rapidly, and it was important to address the needs of the market place. In today's world, the 2GB free offering falls short of expectations to provide our users a full flavor of what online backup can do. We are possibly the first full featured online backup service provider to up the free storage limit to 5GB," said Shweta S, COO at Pro Softnet Corp.

"It is not only important to offer the range and breadth in the service, but offer great customer support as well. What differentiates us from the competition is that we provide extensive support for our free users as well.  It is our optimization at various levels that has enabled us to be aggressive in offering the best value to our customers, free and paid," said Jayaram K, Project lead for the IDrive team.

IDrive's paid plans include a Pro plan at $4.95/month for 150GB storage, and a Family Pack plan at $14.95 for 500GB of storage with 5 PCs. IDrive also boasts of the most cost effective business backup options with plans starting at $9.95/month for 50GB of storage supporting multiple PCs.  IDrive is also the market leader in smart phone backup with its IDrive Lite ( service.

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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