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Online Backup Firm, IDrive Releases IDrive Lite for the Android Platform

Cliff Boodoosingh on January 08, 2010
Jan.8, 2010 - Pro Softnet Corporation, a leader in the Storage-as-a-Service, Online Backup and Storage market, today announced release of its IDrive Lite application for the Android platform, in addition to iPhone and Blackberry.

IDrive Lite ( allows users to backup their contacts on their mobile devices to their accounts into the cloud and also enables restores from anywhere in the event of a loss. In addition, it also grants access via any browser to manage their contacts. Options include importing from popular social networking sites such as Facebook. IDrive now allows users to restore contacts from a different device, a very handy tool if one is upgrading from an earlier version of the device to a newer one, or switching between an iPhone, Blackberry or an Android phone. IDrive Lite continues to be a free service.

"It was important to provide a solid online backup utility for the mobile platforms and IDrive Lite is an endeavor in that direction. Our development team is continually working to enhance device compatibility and cross-platform restores and striving to cover as many devices and platforms as possible. We are also working toward including more types of data in the backup process such as photos, calendar information and notes," said Raghu Kulkarni, CEO of Pro Softnet Corp. Here is the link to the IDrive Lite demo.

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 world's most popular online backup services for both Windows and Mac (courtesy: Alexa). PC World recently named it as one of the Best 101 Freebee products. The technology behind IDrive has received many accolades, among which the latest, 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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