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Transfer several terabytes of your local backup to cloud in less than a week!

November 20, 2018

In the times of big data and data analytics, corporates cannot afford their business to stagger due to delay in business data recovery. Which is why most enterprises prefer to go with a local backup solution as it supports faster and cost-efficient data recovery. However, having a copy of your backed up data on cloud can not only improve the effectiveness of your data recovery plan but also make your data accessible anytime and from anywhere via the Internet. No, you won’t have to buy two separate plans to enjoy these benefits as IDrive® BMR has got your cover for both onsite and cloud-support data protection!

IDrive BMR offers onsite data backup solutions with easy restores straight from the BMR appliance or pre-configured CDs/USB flash drives, without any additional hard drive, or software installation. You can also transfer several terabytes of your BMR backup straight to your IDrive cloud account using Cloud Seeding via BMR Express for free once every year. Moving your locally backed up data to cloud improves the overall effectiveness of the business recovery plan and ensures that your data is accessible to you anytime and from anywhere.

Through the BMR Express service, you can physically ship your BMR backups to the IDrive servers via an external storage device. The BMR tech support will then seed the data stored in the device to your IDrive cloud account. The USP of this service is that it utilizes zero bandwidth of your Internet network and gives you a hassle-free means to transfer large volumes of data within a week or less!

Is my data safe during transit?
You will be required to provide an encryption key for the BMR Express storage device while filling out the order form. You will be prompted to enter the same when the device is mounted on a server, ensuring your data is protected against unauthorized access at all times.

How do I avail the BMR Express service?
Fill out the BMR Express Shipment Form with details of the size of the BMR backups to be transferred, your contact information and the shipping details. The BMR Express storage device and related accessories will be shipped to you with detailed instructions.

Simply connect the device to your BMR appliance, transfer backups of your physical machines and/or your VMware servers, and ship the device back to IDrive BMR.

What next?
After the BMR Express transfer is completed, you can ensure that your cloud repository remains updated with scheduled incremental backups.

What are the features offered by IDrive BMR?

  • Local image-based backup - Backup whole hard drives or multiple partitions as single 'image' files with file- and system-level recovery points.
  • Snapshots-based restore - View your backed up data with a historical time stamp and recovery points that have point-in-time recovery capabilities.
  • Instant virtualization - In the case of any client machine or virtual machine failure, resume work in as less as 15 seconds by creating a virtual instance of its backed up data.
  • VMware backup - Provide effortless data recovery support for your virtual machines running on ESXi host and vCenter server.

Enjoy fast and hassle-free backup with cloud support. Contact sales to sign up with IDrive BMR!

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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