NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- IDrive Inc. today announced that its IDrive Express service was selected as a winner of the Best of Show Award for Best Consumer Offering at ITEXPO, held August 27-29, 2013, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Winners of the prestigious Best of Show Award program are reserved for products or services that demonstrate raw creativity and technological innovation.
The IDrive Express is a free service for IDrive users, created for faster backup and retrieval of several gigabytes of data to or from an IDrive account. A temporary storage device is shipped to the user in order to quickly transfer up to 1 TB of data with no bandwidth usage. Data is completely safe throughout the process, stored and encrypted with military grade 256-bit AES encryption and the option for a private key. IDrive Express is the only consumer-focused service of its kind.
"It is an honor to receive this award," said Vilabh Mishra, VP of Technology at IDrive Inc., the offsite, online backup provider. "We created the IDrive Express for the benefit of our users with large amounts of data to help them avoid the hassle and time constraints of uploading via the Internet. The service was designed for our users, so being awarded Best Consumer Offering makes it feel like we achieved our goal and that the endeavor was definitely worthwhile."
"TMC evaluated a broad range of Best of Show nominations at ITEXPO Las Vegas, and the quality and innovation demonstrated by all applicants was outstanding," said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. "IDrive Inc. presented a standout solution, and we're pleased to award them as a Best of Show winner."
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IDrive Inc. is a privately held company specializing in cloud storage, online backup, file sharing, remote access, compliance, sync and related technologies. Core services include IDrive®, IDriveSync, IBackup®, RemotePC™ and EVS for developers. The company's services help over 2 million customers back up over 45 Petabytes of data.
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