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iPhone 4S Launch Drives IDrive Lite Backup

Cliff Boodoosingh on October 24, 2011
Over 850,000 smartphone contacts were backed up the day iPhone 4S was launched; over 4,000,000 in week preceding

CALABASAS, Calif., Oct. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Softnet Corporation, a leading provider of cloud storage, online backup and file-syncing solutions for consumers and businesses, today announced record-breaking use of its popular IDrive Lite app, largely due to the anticipated launch of Apple's newest smartphone on Friday, October 14.

In the week leading up to Apple's special event users of IDrive Lite – a free mobile app designed for backing up and migrating smartphone contacts to and from iOS, Android and Blackberry devices – stored over 500,000 contacts each day to IDrive's secure and private cloud. On Friday users set a single-day record of 869,503 contacts backed up.

"iPhone launch-day was busy," said Pro Softnet's CEO, Raghu Kulkarni. "We broke our previous single-day signup record and in total, customers backed up more than 4,000,000 contacts in the preceding week. IDrive Lite is possibly the world's most popular mobile phone contact backup and migration app with 85,000,000 contacts protected."

Using IDrive Lite, smartphone owners can backup their entire contact library, insuring they will never lose important names and numbers again. It offers the ability to restore those contacts to any iOS, Android or Blackberry device. Users can view/edit their information online anytime and import contacts from Facebook.

Learn more about IDrive Lite and download the app for free at You can also find it in the Apple App Store, Android Market and Blackberry App World.

IDrive Lite is offered as a companion to IDrive Online Backup for Windows and Mac. Learn more and try it for free at

About Pro Softnet Corporation

Headquartered in Calabasas, CA, Pro Softnet is a privately held company specializing in cloud storage, online backup, file-syncing, remote access, compliance and related technologies serving the consumer, SMB and enterprise markets. Core products include IDrive®, IDriveSync®, IBackup®, and RemotePC™. The company's popular services currently have over 800,000 subscribers.

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