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    Tips to choose the best Cloud Service for backup

    Today if we talk about a long LAN network and an insecurity of keeping files on the pc hard drive then we are a lot outdated. Today mobility has become a major feature due to the advancement of the technology. And this offers you a 24x7 access to the Internet. That is why we are not able to keep our files in different places without worrying much. And your files are no longer limited to the PC. You can get them from a laptop, tablet or mobile. The advantages are quiet great. If you have a moving office or if you have to change places then you have to use the cloud thing.


    This s a new development that provide you a lot more options than limited your file at local place. Cloud requires a convenient service to upload files to the server that is stored on the internet. And you can just download them through any client like Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, iCloud and SkyDrive. And they are more like these which are online and ample of them are free to use. But there are few things that are needed to be understood before choosing a web storage services. I am going to mention the points here which will help a lot.

    • Almost all services that are online when it comes to cloud will offer you number of common features. You can choose from services like Dropbox, Bitcasa, Box, Amazon Cloud Drive, Google Drive, SkyDrive and iCloud. There are a few differences on the basis of subscription, storage space, and apps platform. It is possible for you to choose one than more servers.

    • Check that the cloud service that you are going to go for must have a mobile and tablet applications. For example if you are Kindle Fire tablet device then going for Amazon Cloud Player is the most appropriate options. You can stream video and documents on the same.

    • When it comes to multimedia files and if you want to play the same on tablet, then you can go with Google Drive and Amazon Cloud Player because they offers an integrated players to play variety of audio and video files.

    • Try to recognize a reliable service that can save all files and update them. Second it must have option to sync between different media through web or through variety of devices like mobile, tablet, computer, etc... If we check about sync stuff then Dropbox is the most popular.
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    Now we will check out the features of little popular cloud service:

    Dropbox:

    Dropbox is the first such services to become popular and after that a lot of came into existence. This one has more than 100 million users. It is reliable and offers you solid service. It is easy to install with a simple folder on the desktop. All are accessible through a folder. It is one of the most popular services and it offers you competitive prices.

    Bitcasa:

    You might have heard about this. It is very similar to Drop box. But when you login it offer you 10GB of free space. It is more than enough for most users and if you are ready to pay then you get a higher one. You can get unlimited capacity. It has applications for all major mobile operating systems.

    Box:

    Box is also popular cloud storage and it offers you around five GB for no cost. And if you pay a minimal cost around 13 euros you get around 1,000GB of space with more than enough. The service allows you upload large files if you have the paid version. You can store up to two gigabytes of data on the same and you can access the same through mobile also.
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    Google Drive:

    This is popular cloud storage and it comes integrated with all the services provided by Google. It is the platform for storing files in the cloud. You can use the storage and get access to Google Docs, Gmail, songs and apps from Google Play. It is the best service and is also affordable. You can simply view all your applications on the web browser

    Skydrive:

    Last but not the least Skydrive is not bad at all. This one provided by Microsoft and offers you a lot of online solution. The good part is that Skydrive is multi-platform. It allows you to store files on the web and access them through different browser and applications. Similar to Google Drive it has an integrated email service, calendar, contact management and Social networking integration.
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