Cloud Storage Services

Wow! – It has been about a year since I’ve written about this…  It was in my article back in April 2012, Google Drive: Have Cloud Drives Lost Their Way?  I stated what I thought was needed and the challenges with the existing services (back then) were…

Well – a lot of the issues have come to pass since, and just yesterday someone asked me what is the best cloud file service out there…    As always, it depends on your needs and usage..  DropBox, GoogleDrive and SkyDrive seem to be doing a great job for the majority of folks out there…  However, the are a ton of thing to consider – and what I may think is good for me, may not fit your needs…

The following table may help clarify at a basic level of what to look for and what features to look for:

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There are many services which, for the lack of time, did not included in the table, A list of them follows:

4sync
Acronis
ADrive
Alfresco
Amazon Cloud Drive Included
Backblaze
BackupGenie
Bitcasa Included
Box Included
Carbonite
CloudMe
CloudSafe
CloudZow
ComodoCloud
Copy
CrashPlan
Cubby
CX.com
DriveHQ
Dropbox Included
Druva
DwDrive
Egnyte
ElephantDrive
FilesAnywhere
FlipDrive
Gladinet
Google Drive Included
HiDrive
iCloud Included
IDrive Included
Jottacloud
Jungle Disk
JustCloud
LiveDrive Included
Maestro
Magic Backup
MediaFire
MegaCloud
MiMedia
Mozy
My Docs Online
My Vault
MyMusicCloud
MyPCBackup
NeatCloud
NitroBackup
NovatechCloud
One.com
Online Storage Solutions
OpenDrive
Pogoplug
SkyDrive Included
SOS Online Backup
SpiderOak
Storegate
StudyBackup
SugarSync Included
SurDoc
Symform
Syncplicity
TeamDrive
Ubuntu One
Wuala
YouSendIt
Zap Drive
ZipCloud
Zoolz
ZumoDrive

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