If you are an existing CrashPlan 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 CrashPlan

Personal plans

Starts at
$79.50/year $59.62 first year

(For unlimited computers and smart phones)

5 TB backup

NA

Business plans

Starts at
$99.50/year $74.62 first year

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

250 GB backup

Starts at
$120/year

(For 1 computer)

Amount varies as per number of computers considered for backup or the total amount of cloud storage needed

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

Snapshot-based restore is supported only for Crashplan's Enterprise plans

Mobile device backup

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

Does not support mobile device backup

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

Available for all IDrive plans

Supports SQL 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 files remain in the cloud account, only till they remain selected in backup file selection and the 'Remove deleted files' option is set to 'never'

Continuous Data Protection

Recognises modifications in files and starts the backup operation in minimum of 15 minutes

Data is protected in real time, or the interval can be customized

Disk Clone

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

Does not support disk clone

Free physical data shipment

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

Seeded backup and restore-to-door are paid services

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 using 448-bit blowfish 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 generate a 448-bit encryption key for encrypting your files

   

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

Here's what the experts say:

Support for the majority of common server applications. Free backup seeding service. Excellent security. – Daniel Brames, March 24, 2021

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

1-818-485-4333

Business Days: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PST