Cheap and Best Cloud Storage Services
As the usage of mobiles, tablets and laptops have increased, mobility and security of data has become a great issue. Fortunately, we have some very good cloud storage service providers who just give a few gigabytes for free to its users.
The mobile devices we use like smartphones, tablets, etc have a very limited storage. This problem has led to the evolution of cloud services which has become the necessity of a common man.
It is very easy to get a cloud storage for free which suits your needs without spending money. There are some corporate pricing which are required by this service providers but it all depends upon your needs.
Now, we shall discuss about the big players among the cloud storage services:
Amongst the wide variety of product offering from Google, Drive is the cloud storage service which provides as much as 15GB of free storage. Google Drive provides wide range of offerings such as Sheets, Slides and Forms. It does not provides a free service to a massive user. As told earlier, it provides a free storage till 15GB and the price per TB remains the same as we go up, ranging from $1.99/month for 100GB to $299.99/month for 30TB.
One of the most successful startups in cloud storage service is Dropbox. It has become a name which all of us have become familiar with. This app provides the poorest service in the free storage domain but you can beat the charges once you start earning more and more storage spaces by referring more of your friends. The best part about Dropbox is that it provides storage for your apps and other .exe files. The worst part about this service is that it is a bit over-priced. Dropbox box provides only 2GB of free storage. But when it comes to 1TB, it is no more expensive than Google Drive.
Microsoft provides a wide variety of storage products under its ribbon. One of the best features about the OneDrive subscription is that if you pay for 1TB storage space, you will also get a free subscription of Office 365. The Microsoft Office can be installed on PC, mac or your phone. This feature of OneDrive makes it slightly different from rest of its competitors as the whole bundle comes a very reason-able price.
OneDrive provides 5GB of free storage and ranges up to $9.99/month for 1TB including Office apps for five computers.
Amazon is just not about selling things through their website. Yes! They have a cloud service too named Cloud Drive. The best thing about this cloud service is that it provides three months of free trial which is ample to decide whether you like this service or not. They offer separate plans for photos and other files. For Unlimited Photo storage, they charge $11.99/year and for Unlimited Everything, the charge is $59.99/year.
Mega is considered as the red-headed child of the cloud storage world. Mega promises ultimate security which it provides on its clouds. It provides end-to-end encryption for all the files and amazingly high free space of 50GB which comes just after setting our account.
Mega offers a ‘Pro’ version of its account which gives various levels of storage and bandwidth allowance. Its price range varies from €4.99/month for 200GB, to €29.99/month for 4TB storage.