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IDrive Online Backup offering Businesses new database backup service

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDrive Inc., data backup and storage provider, now offers disaster recovery, database backup, and other advanced functionalities for small to medium sized businesses via its portal. The new service targets bigger businesses providing integrated server backup capabilities and cross-platform flexibility.

"We want to provide businesses with an easy-to-use and secure backup solution," says Raghu Kulkarni, CEO of IDrive. "Every business model needs a reliable data protection strategy and our goal is to offer a variety of plans that fit every individual's needs at an affordable price."

The IBackup service for businesses offers secure data backup and recovery as well as backup for running MS SQL Server, MS Exchange Server, Oracle Server, and MS SharePoint Server. Users can also create multiple backup sets, set up sub-accounts and manage them all from a central administrator console, link multiple devices to a single account, and utilize the free Express service which provides faster data transfer via physical shipment for backup or recovery. A private encryption key is also available for users who are especially concerned with privacy.

The Disaster Recovery Plan is another feature available for the service, enabling small businesses to get enterprise level protection by providing the ability to transition to a secondary location and having all of their data up-to-date. "Many businesses have critical operations that cannot suffer outages of days or even hours while they wait to restore data," add Kulkarni. "Our DR Plan lets them get back up and running in minutes."

Data backup is crucial for every business, especially within industries that are governed by compliance mandates. The IBackup service makes it easy for businesses to protect their data and manage their critical files while complying with industry regulations. The IBackup service is an extension of IDrive and various plans are currently available.

About IDrive
IDrive Inc. is a privately held company specializing in cloud storage, online backup, file sharing, remote access, compliance, sync and related technologies. Core services include IDrive®, IDriveSync, IBackup®, RemotePC™ and EVS for developers. The company's services help over 2 million customers back up over 45 Petabytes of data.

SOURCE IDrive Inc.

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