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Top Five Cloud Storage Providers

The innovations in this world of technology are increasing with the speed a person can’t measure. Every day we heard something new and modern about the technology. A person can do a lot of stuff quite easily with the help of technology, now to understand this we need to dig a bit into the different technology stuffs happening around us. By sticking to the topic of today which is Top Five Cloud Storage Providers, we are taking ‘Cloud Storage‘ or ‘Cloud Services‘ here as an example.

Anybody can now backup all type of files on internet with security(So called) easily and can easily access them from anywhere in the world by means of these Cloud Storage services. Almost all the cloud services providers supports all types of files and these important files which can be documents, photos and videos, music files, etc are stored on the private servers of respected cloud storage providers and available to access anytime from anywhere for you.

There are many cloud storage providers present these days and still counting. So we have quite options available which we can choose on the basis of best and secure features offered by the respected cloud storage providers. The providers those offers more better services and free storage are preferred most. We have reviewed some famous and infamous cloud storage providers and compiled a list of top five cloud storage providers.

Top Five Cloud Storage Providers : Megacloud storage services

While cloud storage have become a breeze nowadays for storing all the data because of the easy access to stored data. Mega is the top name in our list of top five cloud storage providers and this is because of the 100% crystal clear security measurements taken by the company to provide the fully encrypted system of storing files. Mega is a New Zealand based cloud service provider that provides the big 50GB of free storage unlike its rivals and provide the encryption in every step of the storing system. The best part here is that the data you stored on mega is only accessible by you and not even by the company itself. Mega have dedicated desktop clients for windows, linux and OSX. It also have the separate applications for android, ios, windows and blackberry.

If the 50GB isn’t enough for you then there is also a professional account which gives you three different storage amounts on the basis of money you paid. This includes 500GB for 99 Euros/year, 2TB for 199 Euros/year and 4TB for 299 Euros/year. Due to the free account, fast and ultra secure service, Mega is the best choice for the people looking for free and secure cloud storage service.

Top Five Cloud Storage Providers : Google Drivecloud storage providers

Google Drive stands at the second spot in our list of top five cloud storage providers because of the premium service offered by it and also because this cloud storage service is provided by one of the most credible company on internet. As Google have declared that their all services are managed by the single account so for using their different services, you didn’t have to signup separately for using these services. Same in the case of the Google Drive, you didn’t have to signup for it and you can simply sign in with your Google account. But if you don’t have Google account(very rare case) then you have to signup for google account and then linking it to google drive.

The free space which Google drive provides is 15GB and this storage space is shared across all the services offered by Google which we think is not good for the normal user who want to stored a normal amount of data. It works same like other cloud storage providers and have clients on pc and mac. It also have apps for android and ios while there isn’t any client for either linux nor windows phones. Google drive also have paid plans available for users which are 100GB for 2$/month and 1TB for 10$/month.

Top Five Cloud Storage Providers : One Drivetop five cloud storage providers

One Drive formerly known as Sky drive is stands at number three in our list of top five cloud storage providers. One Drive is the service offered by microsoft, a well known-ed company on internet and as well as out side the internet. One Drive is basically works same like other cloud storage providers, it offers 15GB of free storage and additional 500MB on signup of your referred person. This referral system is limited to 5GB only. Moreover the subscribers of office 365 gets an additional 1TB storage on one drive. It also have separate clients for windows, mac, linux, android, ios and windows phones.

If the free space offered by the company isn’t enough for you, One Drive have paid plans available for you to choose from. The paid plans include 100GB for 2$/month, 200GB for 4$/month and 1TB for 7$/month. The latest addition and updates to this service of microsoft makes it a competitive option in cloud storage market.

Top Five Cloud Storage Providers : Dropboxbest cloud storage providers

Dropbox is the most liked cloud storage provider because of the its reliability, ease to setup and use. Dropbox offers the dedicated clients for windows, linux and mac os. Same like its competitors, it also have separate apps for android, ios, blackberry and windows phones. There isn’t any file size limits so you can upload the large files easily. In the start when you signup on dropbox, you get 2GB and then if you take the startup guide, you get 250MB. Now by turning on the automatic photos uploading option in your dropbox app on mobile, gives you 3GB of additional space. And if you refer dropbox to your friends and they signed-up, then you get 500MB on each signup which is limited up to 16GB total.(32 Referrals)

Because of the simple and clean user interface of dropbox, it is easy to use and sync your data online. Its clients on desktop and as well as the platform applications works seamlessly well. Its free storage isn’t that enough as compared to its competitors but its best for very slight and simple sharing stuffs.

Top Five Cloud Storage Providers : Copytop cloud storage providers

Copy cloud storage provider basically owned by a corporate IT company Barracuda Networks. Copy offers the 15GB free storage on signup and then you can earned 25GB of additional space through referral programs. Its a great and simple alternative to big names out there. The principle of accessing Copy is quite similar to all other cloud storage providers that is you can access to it via web or you can connect to it using the clients available for different operating systems. The best part of the services offered by copy is that the way it manages the shared folders. Unlike dropbox, it shared the size of folders equally.

As of all the other cloud storage providers, Copy also offers the paid plans which are quite expensive as compared to its competitors mentioned above. The paid plans are 250GB for 10$/month and the business plan for group of 10 persons is 1TB for 890$/year. Copy used the 256 bit AES encryption system for the operation which assured you the security of your data. Copy is the best for the people who want to try a new and impressive cloud storage provider instead of the mainstream cloud service providers.

That’s our list of top five cloud storage providers which we think are the better and best options if you need cloud storage services. We have personally tested all these cloud storage providers and very closely reviewed their services. All of these are best but we liked the MEGA most because of the secure nature and the 50GB free storage with fast and reliable system. If you think we missed a cloud storage provider which offers better services than these, you can tell us in comments below.

By Daniyal Sheikh

I am an experienced android developer and technology lover who loves to write about any topic related to technology. In short em a technology freak!

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