Why IDrive® e2 Hot cloud storage is a better backup strategy?

The topmost priority for any business is the safety and protection of its data. A cloud storage platform provides a cost-effective solution to store, retrieve, and exchange data, compared to on-premises or co-located storage options. Data in an offsite storage can be immutable, thus preventing alterations, deletions, or even ransomware.

Key benefits of using IDrive® e2 hot cloud storage for data protection and ransomware recovery:

Cost-effective storage

IDrive® e2 offers storage solutions at a fraction of the cost compared to traditional storage. Unlike first-generation cloud storage services with confusing storage tiers and pricing, IDrive® e2 is simple and cost-effective to scale. Thus, it is an attractive choice for storing massive volumes of raw data, for backup and recovery purposes without incurring significant expenses.

Faster uploads and downloads

IDrive® e2 has 15 storage regions across the globe. Reduced latency often translates to improved upload and download performance for applications that rely on backing up the data. Faster data retrieval and transfer speeds can help optimize the performance of various workloads, thereby leading to higher efficiency and productivity.

S3 object lock for immutable backups

With support for S3 object lock from IDrive® e2, business data remains immune from accidental deletion, cybersecurity threats, and ransomware attacks. No one can delete, alter, or overwrite the files or objects that are designated as immutable until the end of the retention period. It is also useful for protecting data and meeting compliance requirements for data retention and preservation.

Durability and reliability

IDrive® e2 provides high durability and reliability for stored data. It maintains eleven 9s of data durability and immutable storage with object lock, which means the data stored on this cloud storage platform is highly resistant to loss. 


The S3 compatible storage solutions offered by IDrive® e2 are highly scalable, allowing users to easily expand their storage capacity as needed without worrying about hardware limitations. 

Ease of use

IDrive® e2 offers a user-friendly interface and APIs, making it easy for businesses to integrate it into their backup and recovery workflows. Additionally, it supports various backup and recovery software tools commonly used in the industry.


IDrive® e2 ensures data security through encryption and compliance with industry-standard security protocols. This is crucial for backup and recovery purposes, as it helps protect sensitive data from unauthorized access or breaches.

Overall, the cloud storage solution offered by IDrive® e2 can meet the needs of large and small businesses. The combination of cost-effectiveness, durability, scalability, ease of use, and security makes it an ideal choice for businesses looking to implement reliable backup and recovery solutions.