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IBackup Named a Coolest Cloud Vendor by CRN

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBackup, leading cloud service and online backup provider, today announced it has been named as one of the top 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors of 2014 by CRN. The annual list recognizes the most innovative cloud vendors and solutions tailored to address the channel industry's unique needs. IBackup was honored for its integrated enterprise grade online backup solution.

Each year, CRN honors the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors in an effort to help solution providers navigate the growing cloud marketplace and identify the best solutions to support the IT channel. Winners are named across five major cloud categories including platforms and tools, infrastructure, storage, security and software, based on data and information gathered from both solution provider nominations and the CRN editorial team.

IBackup is an integrated online backup, recovery, storage, and sharing service for enterprise level businesses. The service is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms with the ability to backup several computers and devices to a single account. Applications feature automatic scheduling for backups, data compression, sub-accounts, incremental backup subsequent to initial full backup, and versioning. IBackup supports open file backup, system state backup, and backup of running servers and databases – MS SQL Server, MS Exchange Server, MS SharePoint Server, Oracle Server. All data is encrypted with 256-bit AES encryption with the option for a private key.

"The adoption of cloud computing solutions is showing no signs of slowing down as solution providers look to provide their clients with the scalability, flexibility and cost benefits necessary to compete in today's business environment," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "Each vendor on this list was carefully selected based on its ability to help organizations capitalize on those opportunities."

"We're very excited to be recognized by CRN," says Raghu Kulkarni, IBackup CEO. "Our service offers the opportunity to implement a cost effective data backup strategy that fits any business specific need and we're consistently developing new ways to simplify the way businesses backup data. We recently created a free express service to encourage faster backup and recovery via physical data shipment with one of our hard drives."

Coverage of the 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors will be featured in the February issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

About IBackup
IBackup is a product of IDrive Inc., 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.

About the Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

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