CALABASAS, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online backup service IDrive (http://www.idrive.com) recently announced a comprehensive web based management utility to add to its feature set. This lets users directly edit their backup sets (a collection of files/folders that are required for backup) and set scheduling parameters including frequency and notification. Users are now in control of their critical backup activities even on the go.
"A Family Pack user can administer the backup of multiple PCs remotely, or a Business account user can administer backups for computers offsite from a central console via web from anywhere. A growing number of our users have expressed a need to manage their scheduled backup jobs from a remote location. This addition addresses this requirement," says Jayram K, Project Lead at IDrive.
Integrating web based controls into the backup desktop application will extend the usability of IDrive. This will enable centralized control and Management of online backup for an entire branch office or multiple departments from anywhere.
"Web based backup management has been a premium enterprise class feature available only with the high end online backup product offerings. With this feature addition, we bring a cost effective enterprise class feature to the consumer and SMB market," says Raghu Kulkarni, CEO at Pro Softnet Corp.
IDrive recently increased its free storage to 5GB. Paid plans include a Pro plan at $4.95/month for 150GB storage, and a Family Pack plan at $14.95 for 500GB of storage with 5 PCs. IDrive also boasts of the most cost effective business backup options with plans starting at $9.95/month for 50GB of storage supporting multiple PCs. IDrive is the market leader in smart phone backup with its IDrive Lite (http://www.idrive.com/idrive-lite) service.
IDrive (http://www.idrive.com), a service of Pro Softnet Corp., is one of the leading services in the field of online backup and combined with IBackup (http://www.ibackup.com) offers one of the most popular online backup services for both Windows and Mac. PC World recently named it as one of the Best 101 Freebee products. The technology behind IDrive has received many accolades, the latest being Best of the Bunch rated by PC World, the PC Magazine Editor's Choice pick and the PC Pro award winner.