If you are an existing Carbonite 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. Offering a one-stop solution for all your data protection needs, IDrive lets you backup all of your computers, laptops, mobile devices, along with your Facebook and Instagram photos and videos. You can also complement your online backup with local backup for faster backups and restores. Furthermore, IDrive ensures utmost data security using 256-bit AES encryption with an optional private key – known only to you.

Why IDrive is better?

Multiple Device Backup

With IDrive, you can backup data from multiple PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads and Android devices into a single account.


The snapshot feature of IDrive is your best protection against ransomware attacks. A historical view of your data, stored in IDrive account, allows you to restore your data to a point in time prior to the infection.

IDrive Express™

IDrive lets you backup or restore any data on your PCs and Macs, within a week, via physical shipment of hard drives. Files backed up to and restored from the cloud are transferred in encrypted format for security.

True Archiving

Once backed up, your files remain in the cloud, even if you accidently remove it from your computer. IDrive ensures true archiving of your files, unless you delete them manually.

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

Here's what the experts say:

A Great Storage and Backup Combo. – Fergus O'Sullivan, June 7, 2023

IDrive gets even better with unlimited backups of your Google, Microsoft cloud.– Mark Hachman, May 03, 2023

Having reviewed IDrive’s online backup service several times over the years, I’m familiar with the company’s penchant for feature-rich efforts. And RemotePC, which can leverage IDrive for backup, is the most feature-laden remote desktop software on the planet. I like the attitude-if it can or should be done, let’s just do it.– Jon L.Jacobi, July 21, 2022

As a pure storage solution for all of your mobile photography, this is easily the most affordable unlimited option we've seen. And with IDrive's strong track record in the cloud storage realm, it's also one that you can trust. – Sean Riley, June 03, 2021

IDrive is a top-notch cloud storage service. - Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, March 08, 2021

Effortless remote backup - A versatile and feature-rich hybrid backup solution that’s simple to use and perfectly priced for SMBs. - Dave Mitchell, August 18, 2020

IDrive - The cheapest cloud storage service of 2020 for all your files. If all you care about is lots of storage on the cheap, this service can't be topped. - David Murphy, August 13, 2020

IDrive is like a checklist of everything most people could want from a cloud storage service. It's fast, incredibly simple to use, and it offers excellent security so you know your files are secure at all times. – Jennifer Allen, August 04, 2020

Best overall choice thanks to a rock-bottom price. – Desire Athow, July 06, 2020

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 12, 2018

IDrive is best for anyone who has multiple machines to back up. – Sean Riley, May 15, 2018

Online backup for the person who wants everything; Backup, storage, sharing, local backup... IDrive does just about everything. – Jon L.Jacobi, September 28, 2017

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, March 27, 2014

IDrive Express is a common-sense solution to time-consuming backups. – Michael S.Lasky, November 25, 2013