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IDrive Online Backup Adds Multi-Lingual Capability, Portable Drive, Mobile Backup and Improved Mac Offerings.

IDrive Online Backup Adds Multi-Lingual Capability, Portable Drive, Mobile Backup and Improved Mac Offerings.

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Apr 27th 2009 at 8:24pm

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Softnet Corporation, a leader in the Storage-as-a-Service, Online Backup and Storage market, today announced that IDrive online backup ( http://www.idrive.com/ ) has added numerous new improvements, functions and features to its online backup offerings over the last few weeks.

"IDrive now supports Spanish, and will soon support Japanese and other languages. This is key to address the international segment. We introduced IDrive Portable, the lightest and thinnest portable drive with a unique integrated software that does local backups for faster restores and an optional online component for higher level of protection. We have added an iPhone Backup utility called IDrive Lite, available free to backup data on user's iPhones." said Raghu Kulkarni, President and CEO of Pro Softnet Corp.

IDrive is now the only online backup service provider that addresses the consumers and small business needs for backup on PC and Mac platforms, netbooks, mobile devices online and additional local backup capability for the Windows platform. Unlike competing services including EMC, Symantec and others, IDrive is offering a single look-n-feel for its entire line of offerings providing an integrated feel for the users.

There are numerous other improvements that have been added to its flagship online backup application including faster search and restores, drag-n-drop for backups and restores. IDrive continues to lead the industry in performance, an area where it always has held the lead as cited by third party reviews including PCPro.

"We have observed a rapid adoption of online backup among consumers and Small Business and have expanded our floor space at our existing data centers. We now host multiple petabytes of online backup data and are adding a new co-location data center to our list starting May, 2009" said K. Bhatia, Infrastructure Manager at Pro Softnet Corporation. Data is hosted in world-class SAS 70 certified data centers. These world-class facilities are custom designed with raised floors, HVAC temperature control systems with separate cooling zones and seismically braced racks. They offer the widest range of physical security features, including state-of-the-art smoke detection and fire suppression systems, motion sensors, 24 X 7 secured access, video camera surveillance and security breach alarms.

About IDrive:
IDrive ( http://www.idrive.com/ ), a service of Pro Softnet Corp., is one of the leading services in the field of online backup for consumers and small businesses and is one of the world's most popular online backup services (courtesy: Alexa). PC World recently named it as one of the Best 101 Freebee products for 2008. PCPro called it the best performing backup. The technology behind IDrive has received many accolades, among which is the "Best of the Bunch" rating by PC World, the Editor's Choice pick and the PC Pro award.

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