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IDrive's True Archiving – Your Personal Data Storage Solution

November 20, 2019

Growing dependency on digital files calls for proper archiving because regardless of the profession or business you belong to, when a crisis comes, you always fall back on old records to take reference. However, archiving data files within hard drives isn't a great idea. You never know, during an unfortunate event of fire or theft, you might lose everything in a matter of a few minutes! So how to ensure that each of your files is archived and you are always on point with your data? Well, IDrive comes to your rescue here!

IDrive Cloud Backup with its 'True Archiving' feature helps you store your files in your cloud account for as long as you want and restore even after years. With IDrive, even if you accidentally or intentionally remove a file from your computer, it will always remain in the cloud. Also, IDrive allows you to restore up to 30 previous versions of the same file.

Get the 'Versioning' Advantage!
Every time you backup a file to your cloud account, IDrive keeps versioning them. This way, even if you find a version of a corrupt file in your machine, you can restore the same version from your cloud backup account. The best benefit is, you can restore up to 30 previous versions of the same file. However, you might not find these files if you have deleted it from your cloud backup account manually or using the 'Archive Cleanup' feature.

What is Archive Cleanup?
Archive Cleanup is an option in your IDrive Online Backup application through which you can manually delete the unwanted files from your cloud account. The 'Archive Cleanup' option compares the files present in your cloud account with the files existing on your computers, selected for backup, and then deletes the ones that are there in the cloud and not on your devices.

Why should you choose IDrive Cloud Backup for archiving?

  • Military-grade security for data
    IDrive uses military-grade 256-bit AES encryption with an optional private key to protect your files. The private key is known only to you for the utmost safety of your data.
  • Multiple device backup
    IDrive lets you backup data from unlimited PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads and Android devices into a single account. In addition, data from mapped drives can also be backed up.
  • Ease of access with IDrive Online Backup
    With an active internet connection, you can access the data in your IDrive account through your smartphone, laptop, desktop or tablet, anytime and anywhere.

The 'True Archiving' feature in the IDrive Online Backup application is extremely useful for those who have loads of digital files and need space to store them with high safety. Unlike other cloud backup solutions, we help you retain your data in your cloud account for as long as you want.

So, what are you waiting for? Get an IDrive Online Backup account and start archiving right away!

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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