IDrive Aims At Healthcare Provider With Cloud Backup Service

Los Angeles-based cloud backup service IDrive is aiming its service at the healthcare industry, saying yesterday that it has is prepared to meet all HIPAA compliance requirements for its backup service, as part of a deadline this month to meet regulations. IDrive said it is working with customers on HIPAA business associate agreements to meet the requirements for the healthcare industry, and that it is offering private key encryption, 256-bit AES encryption, and has passed audits which meet those HIPAA requirements. IDrive says it is now storing over 45 petabytes of data for its customers.