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Work on locally-stored data and sync the changes across your linked devices in real-time!

November 21, 2018

One of the recurrent hassles for professionals who go by 'work-anytime-from-anywhere' mode of doing business is the hassle of carrying their laptop wherever they go. The good news is, there is a much simpler way to access and work on files without having to actually carry your device: IDrive's 'Sync' feature.

The Online File Sync function offers the benefits of accessing your local data anytime from any of your sync-enabled devices via cloud. Once the feature is enabled on your computers, IDrive automatically creates a unique 'Sync Folder' on your cloud backup account and on each of your computers. Any modification to this folder is synced in real-time across your IDrive cloud backup and all linked devices. The sync storage is a bonus storage space with the same limit as your online backup storage space.

Further, you can share the sync files with anyone via email for collaborative access. You can edit the access right at any point in time or even discontinue sharing them.

Robust online backup features by IDrive

  • Multiple Device Backup - Backup and secure unlimited devices–Macs, PCs, iPhones, iPads and Android devices–to a single account without any additional nominal charges.
  • IDrive® Snapshots - Get a historical view of your backups with recovery points so that you can recover earlier versions of your data in the event of data corruption or malware attack.
  • IDrive Express - Perform quick backups or restores of terabytes of data in less than a week by physically shipping the data to the IDrive online backup servers in a temporary storage device.
  • Continuous Data Protection - IDrive online backup automatically recognizes and backups changes, within 500 MB in size, made to your backup sets.
  • True Archiving - IDrive cloud backup retains all the data you backup until you manually delete it from your online backup or run the 'Archive Cleanup'.
  • Server Backup - Secure running databases and servers with IDrive's easy-to-configure backup functionality for MS Exchange Server, MS SQL Server, Hyper-V, MS SharePoint Server, Oracle Server, Linux Servers, Office 365 Mailbox, and VMware.
  • Manage Computers - Access, schedule, and manage the backups of the computers added to your IDrive cloud backup account via the Internet using the web-based console.

Value-added features by IDrive cloud backup

  • Security and Privacy - IDrive online backup secures your data during transfer and storage with 256-bit AES encryption and provides an additional layer of data privacy with an optional private key.
  • Speed - IDrive leverages compressed and incremental backups to backup your data quickly without consuming a huge portion of your Internet bandwidth.
  • Go Mobile - Backup and secure the data in your iOS or Android devices or even access the backed up data in your IDrive cloud backup account via your mobile devices.

Get the most from your data protection plan with IDrive online backup. Sign up today!

Here's what the experts say:

You won't find a better overall online backup service than the full-featured IDrive, especially for the price. – Michael Muchmore

Support for the majority of common server applications. Free backup seeding service. Excellent security. – Daniel Brame, June 2018

IDrive's versatile and easy-to-use platform is packed with features and different ways to back up, store and recover your company's data, which is why we named it our best pick for small businesses. – Andreas Rivera, June 2018

IDrive is best for anyone who has multiple machines to back up. – Sean Riley, May 2018

Online backup for the person who wants everything; Backup, storage, sharing, local backup... IDrive does just about everything. – Jon L.Jacobi

IDrive Express is a common-sense solution to time-consuming backups. – Michael S.Lasky

All of the data is encrypted client-side using 256-bit AES encryption with an optional private key, unusual security feature for syncing services. – Frederic Lardinois

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