IDrive Targets Student With Lifetime Discount Offer

Los Angeles-based online backup provider IDrive, in an attempt to sign up students returning to school, said this week that it has launched a 50 percent discount plan, good for students for the lifetime of their account. IDrive said it will use a student's valid, education-based email address for the discount offer, letting students back up their school work and other data to the cloud. IDrive offers up both file storage and synchronization services, starting with a 5GB free account.