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Backup data to the drive
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Once the drive arrives,
your data is securely
uploaded to your cloud account!
Continue with incremental backups
Backup or retrieve several gigabytes of data, within a week, using physical shipment of temporary storage devices. On request, IDrive ships you a hard drive of up to 3 TB. All you need to do is use Local Backup from the IDrive application and securely backup or restore all of your data from the hard drive and return the drive to IDrive.
* This 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 the $59.95 charge. Express Restores will be charged $99.50 per request.
This service includes free return shipping for customers within the USA. Express orders shipped outside the United States may have additional shipping costs. Upon placing the order, our team will provide a shipping quote that will be charged separately.
Download and install the application to securely transfer your data from your computer to the temporary storage device shipped to you from IDrive.
Backup your Linux server using the command line utility to your IDrive Express device.
Once you receive the temporary storage device, 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.
Note: You must not use 'Disk Image Backup' for the IDrive Express service.
Once you request for the retrieval of data, 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.
Note: This service is not available for accounts created prior to 10-31-2011