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New IDrive Online Backup App Allows Remote File Management

Cliff Boodoosingh on June 15, 2011
Free Android App Lets Users Manage IDrive Backups Remotely, Access Their Files, and Remotely Share Files/Folders with Others, and More

CALABASAS, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Softnet Corporation, a world-class provider of cloud storage, online backup, compliance, and remote access solutions for consumers and business, today announced the availability of the IDrive online backup app, a free Android app that lets users literally "get in touch" with their backed-up files anywhere they have 3G/4G or Wi-Fi access. After downloading and installing the IDrive app from the Android Market, users can simply log into their IDrive account using their established credentials to view backed-up files, share backed-up files/folders with others by simply entering the recipient's email address, check to ensure their last backup completed successfully, even view account statistics. All major Android OS releases from version 1.6 are supported with the IDrive online backup app, as are most of the currently available Android tablets. In addition to the new IDrive Android app, a mobile app for Apple iPhone/iPad devices is also available.

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. IDrive online backup plans start at 5GB absolutely free, and larger plans for individuals, families, and businesses are affordably priced and available for Windows® and Macintosh® computers.

"With the dramatic rise in popularity of Android mobile devices, we saw the need to support this platform for our IDrive customers," said Raghu Kulkarni, CEO for Pro Softnet Corporation. "By supporting both the iOS and Android platforms, we are enabling something like 85% of mobile device users to be able to remotely access and manage their IDrive online backups."

Pricing & Availability

The IDrive online backup app for Android is currently available as a free app from the Android Market: To learn more about IDrive online backup plans, please visit

About Pro Softnet Corporation

Headquartered in Calabasas, CA, Pro Softnet 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(R), IDriveSync®, IBackup®, and RemotePC™. The company's popular IDrive online backup service currently has over 750,000 subscribers.

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