10 Popular Cloud Storage Services
The focus is on Storage rather than the whole Infrastructure or Platform itself. Some of these companies you may or may not be familiar with. We feel it’s a good list of some newer and some older services.
Acronis – Once the files are backed up online, you no longer have to carry your laptop everywhere. When you need your files, you can download them remotely from any Internet-connected PC, not just the original one on which they were stored.
Carbonite’s online backup service works quietly and continually in the background protecting your files. If something goes wrong or you delete a file by accident, we’ve still got a copy. Carbonite Online Backup now includes remote file access! Retrieve files you have backed up with Carbonite from any computer with an internet connection.
Wuala is a free secure online storage which allows its users to securely store, backup, and access files from anywhere and to share files easily with friends, groups, and the world. Tens of thousands of users and thousands of communities around the world are already actively sharing millions of files, growing quickly.
Egnyte delivers an all-in-one file server solution that combines unlimited, on-demand file storage and workgroup collaboration capabilities with an automated, online backup. Egnyte has versions for both Windows and Mac, and is aimed at the small business/home office market.
Zumo is a cloud-based file synchronization and storage service. The service enables users to store and sync files online and between computers using their HybridCloud storage solution.ZumoDrive has a cross-platform client between (Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, and Palm webOS)
CloudBerry Online Backup provides a powerful Backup and Restore program designed to leverage Amazon S3 and Microsoft Azure storage to make your disaster recovery plan simple, reliable, and affordable. The product is one time fee and you pay storage charges to Amazon directly.
Windows Live allows cloud storage of files which enables computers to synchronize with other computers even if one or more of those computers are switched off or disconnected from the internet. Windows Live or Live mesh is a data synchronization system from Microsoft that allows files, folders and other data to be shared and synchronized across multiple personal devices and up to 5GB on the web.
Jungle Disk is an online backup tool that stores its data in Amazon S3 or Rackspace Cloud Files. It was highlighted by Amazon as one of the earliest S3 clients The basic Jungle Disk software is sold as a monthly subscription model, and the customer is billed directly by Amazon for data storage and transfer.
ElephantDrive They use Amazon S3. You can use the ElephantDesktop to quickly, easily, and securely upload or backup your files and folders. Your uploaded files are protected by strong encryption and stored in hardened, professionally managed datacenters with state of the art security and environmental protections. You can access your files from anywhere in the world, at anytime.
Box.net is the Cloud Content Management (CCM) platform that embraces what’s best about the web, serving the needs of the next generation workplace, workforce and IT.
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