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Online Backup Provider, IDrive, backs up a Billion Mobile Contacts

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SOURCE IDrive Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDrive Inc., an online backup provider, announced that it has reached over the billion mark of mobile contacts backed up to the company's servers. With this achievement, IDrive proves to be a clear-cut leader in the mobile backup space giving users a simple and an affordable way to protect their mobile data.

"With the surge of various new Android phones in the market and with an upcoming possible release of the iPhone 6, mobile users are going to need an easy way to backup their contacts, videos, and photos so that switching to these new devices is painless," says Shane Bingham, Business Development Coordinator at IDrive. "IDrive mobile backup apps are fully featured, supporting cross-platform backup and restore and at the same time offering various other useful features for users to access their data on the go."

As the Android market grows, so does the fear of Android based malware. IDrive encourages new and current Android users to backup their important mobile data frequently, so that in case of malware attacks, their mobile data remains safe on IDrive's cloud. IDrive also offers different layers of security and privacy on all platforms. In addition to having an account password, users have an option of choosing their own private key for their account to encrypt the data. This ensures that no one including IDrive's employees can access user's data.

"IDrive will continue to be on the cutting-edge of mobile backup innovation," adds Bingham. IDrive's mobile apps are available for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile.

About IDrive
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®, 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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