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Why IDrive Online Backup is better? IDrive* Mozy Carbonite
Performance

Best**

Average

Average

Small Business

Create and Manage Multiple accounts via Web

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Features
True archiving Does not delete
data on
server side***
Deletes data automatically after 30 days Deletes data automatically after 30 days

Continuous Backup

With 10 mins frequency With 2 hours frequency With 24 hours frequency

Mapped drive support

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Open/Locked file backup support

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Versioning#

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Block level incremental backups

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Bandwidth throttle

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No limit on the upload/download size

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Notification on the status of scheduled backups

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Ease-of-Use

Windows Explorer like interface for easy restore

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Add to Backup set or perform interactive backup from Windows Explorer

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Drag-n-drop option using drive interface

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Quick Search and restore option for any file or folder

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Access of Backup/Restore log information from web

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Application support
Microsoft Windows 2000, 2000 Advanced Server, 2003 Server right

Proxy Support

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Security

Encryption on transfer

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Encryption on storage

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Support

Free Telephone support

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Price

Free Version

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(5 GB Free)
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(2 GB Free)

50 GB backup

$49.50/year for Personal use,
$99.50/year for Business.
$54.45/year and approx. $250/Year for Small Business. $49.95/year


* Above comparison chart compares 'IDrive for Windows' with other services. This comparison chart is not applicable for 'IDrive for Mac'.
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Internal tests show at least a 30% performance advantage over competing services, which could mean a huge difference in backup time.
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IDrive backed up data is not deleted for an active account unless action is initiated by the user even if corresponding data is removed from PC. With competing services, data is kept only for 30 days from the time data is deleted from PC.
# IDrive supports true versioning and retains up to 30 versions of backed up data.