2018 Reviews

Best Online Backup Services - 2018 Reviews

Last updated Sep 25, 2017
  • Carbonite

    Desktop and mobile backup, archiving, recovery

    • 250 GB $270/mo
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    Small businesses and personal computers needing secure backup and data recovery.

    Not for:

    storing regular-access files or users seeking integrated document tools.

  • AWS Storage

    Enterprise-strength, scalable, integrated with Glacier archiving

    • 100 GB $3/mo.
    • Free: 5 GB
    Made for:

    Technical users familiar with the AWS suite of tools, scalable object storage

    Not for:

    Sharing and collaboration tools, non-technical users

  • Mozy

    Security-oriented, access through global data centers

    • 50 GB $6/mo.
    • Free: 2 GB
    Made for:

    business or personal users seeking secure backup for computer files and data

    Not for:

    collaboration tools or simple cloud storage

  • IDrive

    Desktop, server, mobile, and social profile backup

    • 1 TB $44.62/yr
    • Free: 5 GB
    Made for:

    Small businesses and individuals seeking multiple device and social profile backup

    Not for:

    Unlimited storage or colaboration tools

  • Barracuda Backup

    Physical, virtual, and SaaS data protection

    • Custom quote
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    users seeking backup as part of a greater network tool-set, and those familiar with Barracuda Network

    Not for:

    a simple storage or backup option, intuitive web and mobile apps

  • CrashPlan

    Local, offsite, and cloud backup for desktops

    • Unlimited $5.99/mo
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    unlimited online backup for personal, family, and business computers

    Not for:

    server backup, storage with collaboration tools

  • SOS Online Backup

    Simple backup, file-security focused

    • 50 GB $4.99/mo
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    users seeking a secure backup platform for computers and mobile devices, privacy protection of data.

    Not for:

    file sharing or collaborative tools.

  • Apple iCloud

    Photo and document storage built into Apple devices

    • 50 GB $1/mo.
    • Free: 5 GB
    Made for:

    backup and storage for data on Apple products

    Not for:

    sophisticated storage or backup, highly sensitive documents.

  • CloudBerry Backup

    Cross-Platform Cloud Backup

    • $29.99 - $299.99 (storage not included)
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    SMB users and IT service providers seeking backup for Windows servers

    Not for:

    File sharing and collaboration tools

  • SpiderOak

    Zero knowledge security file backup

    • 30 GB $7/mo
    • Free: 2 GB
    Made for:

    secure backup and storage, syncing, and sharing

    Not for:

    users without a need for high security, simple storage and collaboration platform

  • JustCloud

    Simple access, file-syncing, and backup

    • 75GB $9/mo.
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    small business storage and backup, file sharing

    Not for:

    robust cloud storage, large files, or document collaboration

  • SugarSync

    File and folder storage, sharing capabilities

    • 100 GB $7.49/mo.
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    simple storage, sharing, syncing, and file backup with editing capabilities.

    Not for:

    comprehensive backup, external hard drive backup. 

  • Acronis

    Enterprise-strength, for data and infrastructure

    • Unlimited $99.99/yr
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    server and workstation backup in the cloud

    Not for:

    simple backup, intuitive file management tools

  • Backblaze

    Simple backup, unlimited storage space

    • Unlimited $5/mo
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    streamlined unlimited cloud backup, cost-effective enterprise storage

    Not for:

    file maintance tools or mobile access

  • OpenDrive

    Content management, sharing, and backup

    • Unlimited $13/mo.
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    storage and backup, file management, sharing, and syncing

    Not for:

    comphrensive backup, highly secure files such as those applicable to HIPAA or PCI regulations