Calabasas, CA, Sep 10, 2010 –/– Pro Softnet Corporation, a leader in Cloud based Storage and remote access offerings announced a key enhancement to its contacts backup application for iPhones, IDrive Lite.

IDrive Lite ( offers contacts backup and restore functionality for iPhones, Blackberries and supported Android devices. Users can also transfer contacts between multiple platforms.

IDrive Lite has now been enhanced to add location information of contacts. Users are required to opt in to enable this feature. The contacts appear in a consolidated map on the iPhone platform. Efforts are underway to encompass this functionality to other platforms as well.

“IDrive Lite is a leader in contacts backup for smart phones, especially iPhones. With the addition of the new opt-in location tracking feature, IDrive Lite now has the ability to both backup contacts as well as provide location tracking. This is possibly our first step towards making Contacts social. We believe it will be very beneficial for families and friends to track their location with strict privacy controls and without being part of a very public social network such as Facebook.

“With over 15 Million contacts backed up, IDrive Lite provides a compelling solution for sharing location information among them,” says K. Raghu President and CEO of

Features now include:

  • Easy backups and restores of contacts
  • Multiple platform support allowing transfer of contacts between devices
  • Enable location tracking, add and manage contacts who can see your location
  • Track all opted in contacts on a map view

About IDrive:
IDrive (, a service of Pro Softnet Corp., is one of the leading services in the field of online backup and combined with IBackup ( offers one of the most popular online backup services for both Windows and Mac. PC World recently named it as one of the Best 101 Freebee products. The technology behind IDrive has received many accolades, the latest, Best of the Bunch rated by PC World, the PC Magazine Editor’s Choice pick and the PC Pro award winner.

Source: IDrive

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