Imagine having a small business for which you need to download or upload large files via internet. That’s not an easy task to handle, as your system performance will badly be affected, due to high bandwidth usage. The same rule applies while backing up your data to your cloud account.
To overcome this challenge, IDrive came up with IDrive Express™ – a data shuttle service for protecting and restoring large amount of data using physical shipment of temporary storage devices. With no bandwidth utilization for initial transfer and restore, it turns out to be an attractive option for metered internet users.
How Does IDrive Express™ Service Work?
On your request, IDrive sends you a hard drive to which you can securely transfer all your data using IDrive's Local Backup and ship the device back to us. We will transfer your data from the device onto IDrive's primary storage devices. You can then proceed with incremental backups through the online backup process.
How to Retrieve Data with IDrive Express™
Once you request for the retrieval of data, the most recent version is taken from the IDrive servers and saved to a temporary storage device. It is then shipped to you.
All you need to do is plug the drive into your computer via the USB cable and restore your data to your system using the IDrive application. You must return the storage device that we send you after you restore your data.
- Quick data transfer in a week or less
- Encrypted data protection using 256-bit AES encryption
- No bandwidth usage
- High speed data storage and restore for server and database
IDrive Express service comes FREE for Express Backup, once a year for Personal users and thrice yearly for Business users. Subsequent backup requests will be subject to a charge of $59.95. Express Restores will be charged $99.50 per request.
The return shipping of our storage device to IDrive is absolutely free for customers within the US. This service includes free return shipping and is available in the USA, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia and the UK.
Additionally, there’s much more to IDrive like:
Secure Data Storage
IDrive online backup secures your data with 256-AES military grade encryption.
IDrive backs up data in real-time. Modified files and folders are backed up at specific time intervals defined by you. With IDrive cloud backup you can schedule the frequency and timings of backups for your connected devices as per your convenience.
Mobile Device Backup with IDrive Cloud Backup
Backup your device contacts, photos, videos, calendar events on iOS with IDrive cloud backup. Also, you can backup SMS and call logs on Android to your online backup account.
Protecting large data is no more a difficult task! Sign up with IDrive cloud backup to know more!
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Here's what the experts say:
There's a heck of a lot to like about IDrive. It can do things that none of the alternatives can.
Online backup for the person who wants everything; Backup, storage, sharing, local backup... IDrive does just about everything.
IDrive Express is a common-sense solution to time-consuming backups.
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