If you are an existing Backblaze user, Switch to IDrive today at 90% off for the first year

The digital world is changing, and you need an online backup plan that changes with it. Instead of being locked to one machine with slow upload speeds, try a one-stop solution that lets you back up all of your devices - desktop, laptop, tablets, and smartphones - to a single account! We also offer faster backups with free IDrive Express physical drive uploads, and built-in syncing services so your data is with you wherever you are. IDrive is focused on the future, and is built to grow with your needs.

Why IDrive is better: IDrive Backblaze
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"IDrive does just about everything you need an online backup service to do–and more."

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Free plan

5 GB Free

Only 15 days trial plan is available

Basic personal plans

Starts at
$69.50 $52.12 first year

(For unlimited computers and smart phones)
2 TB backup

Starts at
$50/year

(For 1 computer)

Basic business plans

Starts at
$99.50 $74.62 first year

(For unlimited users, computers, servers and smart phones)

250 GB backup

Starts at
$50/year

(For 1 computer)

Multiple computer backup with basic plan

Backup unlimited computers - PCs, Macs, and Linux devices to a single account

Backup one computer per subscription

Snapshot-based restore

Historical view of your data lets you perform point-in-time recovery

You can restore versions upto 30 days from present time

Hybrid backup

A secure local backup for all the data on your computers, servers, and mobile devices

Does not support hybrid backup

Data sync

Online file sync is available for all plans. Activate Sync and get additional space for sync, equivalent to your backup storage plan for FREE!

Backblaze does not support online file sync

Mobile device backup

Backup contacts, calendar, photos, videos and more with apps for iOS and Android

Mobile apps only for iOS and Android, mainly for data access; does not support mobile device backup

Server cloud backup
(SQL, Exchange, Oracle, SharePoint)

Available for all IDrive plans, even for the FREE account

Backblaze does not support server backup

True archiving

Data, once backed up, is never deleted even after it is removed from its original location on your computer, unless you delete it manually

Backed up data, if removed from the original location on the computer, is automatically deleted from the cloud account after 30 days

Real-time backup

Data is protected in real time, or at other pre-defined frequency selected by you

Automatic data protection in real-time

Disk image backup

Backup entire drive on your computer, including operating systems, with content and information structure intact

Backblaze does not support disk image backup

Drag-and-drop files for backup or restore

Drag and drop files on the application to add them for backup; drag files from the application and drop anywhere on your computer to restore them

You cannot drag-and-drop files for backup or restore

Create user accounts within your storage space

Available only for Business plans

You cannot share your account storage space

Free physical data shipment

IDrive Express is FREE - 1x a year for personal plans and 3x a year for businesses

Physical shipment of data is not available for free

Data encryption on transfer and storage

Files are transferred and stored encrypted via 256-bit AES encryption with an optional private key. Secure 128-bit SSL links are used for all online data transfers.

Files are encrypted with personal 128-bit AES encryption

Private key encryption

A user-defined text string can be used to generate the 256-bit AES encryption key for encrypting all files

A user-defined text string can be used to encrypt the 128-bit AES encryption key that encrypts or decrypts all files

   

The 90% offer is applicable for the first year only. You need to provide proof of your Backblaze account.

Here's what the experts say:

It's affordable, comprehensively capable, has clients for just about every platform, and was pretty darn fast backing up my data. – Jon L.Jacobi

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

You can set your own encryption key for your data, which means extra protection... – Melanie Pinola

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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