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Online Backup Companies ElephantDrive Review

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User Rating:9.0

$9.95/Month

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What We Like:

  • Great for growing businesses
  • Scheduler, Versioning / Snapshot, Browse Online Files, Incremental Backup, Bandwidth Throttle
  • Only email support - No phone or chat support
  • Mac and Windows
  • SSL encryption to geo redundant storage
Review by David Blane
Created: January 14, 2011 / Updated: April 24, 2013
 
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User reviews

Average user rating from: 1 user(s)

Overall rating 
 
9.0
Ease of Use 
 
10.0  (1)
Features 
 
8.0  (1)
Space / Price 
 
8.0  (1)
Customer Support 
 
10.0  (1)
Security 
 
9.0  (1)
Ratings (the higher the better)
  • Ease of Use
    How easy was the software to configure and run your first backup?
  • Features
    How many helpful tools are available?
  • Space / Price
    How much space do you get for your money?
  • Customer Support
    How helpful and accessible is customer support?
  • Security
    How secure do you feel your data is?
Overview
Pros and Cons
Comments
It works well and I got way better support than one of the other services here. I'm pretty comfortable with it at this point.
Overall rating 
 
9.0
Ease of Use 
 
10.0
Features 
 
8.0
Space / Price 
 
8.0
Customer Support 
 
10.0
Security 
 
9.0

Solid online backup solution

Overall Rating: 9.0 out of 10
Reviewed by: Martin
Experience Level: Backup Expert
Customer for: more than 1 year
Reviewed on: June 14, 2011

Pros and Cons

Pros
easy setup, fast transfer, mac and pc access, easy sharing, nice icon overlays
Cons
only two home accounts types, no sync yet, no email reporting, looks pretty old school

Full Review

It works well and I got way better support than one of the other services here. I'm pretty comfortable with it at this point.

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Company Overview

Lowest Price
$9.95/Month
Storage Space
100GB
Free Trial
Yes - 15 Day
Free Plan
No
Single Computer Plans
Yes
Multi Computer Plans
Yes
Business Plans
Yes
Enterprise Plans
Yes
Year Established
2008
Price
$9.95/Month

Supported Operating Systems

Supported Platforms
Windows
Yes
Mac OSX
Yes
Linux
No
Windows Server
No

Backup Features

Max File Size
2GB
Scheduler
Yes
Versioning / Snapshot
Yes
Browse Files Online
Yes
Incremental Backup
Yes
Bandwidth Throttle
Yes
Idle Backup
No
Resumes After Interruption
No

Support Options

Email/Online Ticket Support
Yes
Phone Support
No
Live Chat
No
Blog
Yes
Knowledgebase
Yes
FAQs
Yes
Tutorials
Yes
Video Tutorials
No

Web/Mobile/Remote Access

Web Access
Yes
Mobile Phone Access
No
FTP Access
No
Can Set Permissions
Yes

File Restore Options

Restore from Software
Yes
Restore from Website
Yes
Restore to Hard Drive and Ship
No

Security

SSL Secure Transfer
Yes
Data Encryption
Yes
Geo-Redundant Storage
Yes
User Generated Encryption Key
Yes

Company Highlights:

Scale up plans from personal to enterprise. ElephantDrive's focus is on performance and value. From looking at what this company offers, it's apparent that they focus on practical online backup that works strictly with data storage and less with sharing and syncing.

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About ElephantDrive:

ElephantDrive provides individuals and businesses with powerful tools built for high quality security and brings it to everyday use. Comparing themselves modestly to elephants they describe their business as big, mindful and inexpensive.

ElephantDrive Facts:

  • Founded in 2008. Current CEO is Michael Fisher
  • Located in Los Angeles, CA
  • Strong team of technologists
  • Privately Held

ElephantDrive Features & Plans:

  • Personal Edition - $9.95/month ($99.50/year) for 100GB up to 2 computers
  • Family Edition - $19.95/month ($199.50/year) for 500GB up to 5 devices
  • Enterprise Edition:
    • $25/month ($200/year) for 50GB up to 5 users
    • $115/month ($920/year) or 250GB up to 25 users
    • $215/month ($1720/year) for 500GB up to 50 users

ElephantDrive Technical Features:

Web console, map drive, archive, mirror, encrypted, and more

ElephantDrive Backup Support:

  • Phone Support: No
  • Email Support: Yes
  • Ticket System: Yes
  • Live Support Chat: No
  • FAQ & Knowledge base: Yes
  • Video Tutorials: No
  • Twitter: Yes
  • Facebook: Yes

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