2018 Reviews

Best Cloud Storage Providers - 2017 Reviews

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  • 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

  • Google Drive

    Simple access and sharing, Integrated with Gmail and Google Apps

    • Paid: 100 GB $2/mo
    • Free: 15 GB
    Made for:

    Gmail users looking for sharing and collaboration tools

    Not for:

    Enterprise clients seeking a sophisticated storage platform and those who do not use Gmail

  • Dropbox

    Desktop and mobile access, simple sharing

    • Paid: 1 TB $10/mo.
    • Free: 2 GB
    Made for:

    Small businesses and individuals requiring on-the-go file access

    Not for:

    Handling highly sensitive documents

  • Microsoft OneDrive

    Integrated with Microsoft Office products and outlook email

    • Paid: 50 GB $2/mo.
    • Free: 5 GB
    Made for:

    Microsoft365 and Outlook users, those familiar with Office products

    Not for:

    Enterprise clients, unlimited storage space

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • pCloud

    Mobile-access to media and files

    • Paid: 500GB $4.99/mo
    • Free: 20 GB
    Made for:

    securing and sharing media files and work documents with sendable links

    Not for:

    enterprise-level storage and scheduled backup services

  • 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. 

  • Tresorit

    End-to-end encrypted storage with syncing and sharing capabilities

    • Paid: 100 GB $12.50/mo.
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    highly-secure file storage, sharing, and syncing across mobile and desktop devices.

    Not for:

    device backup services or free cloud storage features.

  • Box

    Enterprise and small business content management

    • Paid: 100 GB $5/mo.
    • Free: 10 GB
    Made for:

    enterprise and small business users seeking collaboration and secure content.

    Not for:

    personal users seeking data backup or recovery.

  • 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

  • CertainSafe

    Sharing and storage focused on data security

    • Paid: 100 GB $12/mo
    • Free: 0 GB
    Made for:

    cloud storage and sharing focused on security, PCI DSS and HIPAA compliance.

    Not for:

    collaboration, document editing tools, additional applications.

  • 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

  • Amazon Drive

    Consumer and SMB access to files and media

    • Unlimited $59/yr.
    • Free trial
    Made for:

    individuals currently using Amazon Prime seeking simple photo storage.

    Not for:

    users requiring secure data storage and/or backup with advanced storage tools.

  • 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

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