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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Backup provider, IDrive Inc., is offering support to students for the upcoming back to school season via a 50% off discount that is valid for the lifetime of the account enabling students to back up their critical data to the cloud.

With the back-to-school season coming along, students with a valid education based email address can take advantage of IDrive's educational discount. Many students rely on computers and mobile devices to do their homework and research while creating new documents, notes and other content. It is important to protect these valuable files from computer failure and viruses by using an online backup software.

"Over the years I've always heard horror stories of students working tirelessly on research papers or essays who then accidentally deleted them or caught a bad virus," says Shane Bingham, Business Development Coordinator for IDrive. "Education costs are skyrocketing and its imperative students look for budget friendly ways to help them protect their school work. Our online backup solution is the perfect mix of usability and affordability."

IDrive offers a multitude of advantages for students in online backup:

  • Data is stored in the cloud that can be accessed from anywhere. (Great for students who might forget a presentation or paper at home)
  • Files or notes can be accessed/backed up via IDrive's award winning mobile backup apps (available for iOS, Android, and Windows).
  • Unlimited devices can be backed up to a single account allowing cross-platform capabilities, at no additional cost.
  • Files & folders can be synced in real time across all linked devices to keep content up to date.
  • 256-bit AES encryption ensures the best protection with the option for a private key for an additional level of security.

IDrive offers a variety of online backup plans as well as free lifetime 5GB backup & 5GB sync accounts.

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.

SOURCE IDrive Inc.

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