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24 August
2015
Top 7cloud storage providers By, Appeonix


Today there are more than 50 companies are ready to provide all interested "in the clouds". But how to choose the only one able to meet even sophisticated requirements at the highest level? You need to come exclusively from its own problems, but to choose the appropriate services for these tasks helps you to my review today.


Review storage


Usually, these reviews comes down to who has more free GB, but this is silly and not very professional. Not all store terabytes of data, as well as not all dream of their encrypted. So I will try to move away from the age-old traditions and unfortunate obzorschikov give more details, as services themselves, as well as additional opportunities that they provide.


Dropbox


Cloud service Dropbox - a favorite in the world of modern cloud technology.Reliable and easy, it does not require specific knowledge for its setting.


Dropbox Storage


As a security measure, ideal for sharing files and documents. Complimentary of 2 GB which can be expanded up to 1 TB for $ 99 a year. Access to files is performed from the platforms Windows, Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora), Mac OS, Android, iOS, Kindle Fire and BlackBerry.


Main characteristics


  • Free: 2 GB
  • Free extension: up to 28 GB
  • Charge: 1 TB
  • Price: $ 10 / month
  • Platform: the Windows, Linux, Mac OS, All Android, iOS, Kindle Fire, BlackBerry
  • Restriction on downloading a file: No
  • Encryption: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and 256-bit AES
  • Additional services: no


Mega


Cloud service Mega - easy, convenient and Ultrasafe used to provide online services continuously cryptographic encryption.


Mega Store


As part of the free account, you can use 50 GB of free space, which can easily be increased to 500 GB (99 euros / year), 2TB (199 euros / year), or 4 TB (299 euros / year). Also popular platforms, Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry, account access is possible through a special plugin for Chrome and Firefox


  • Free: 50 GB
  • Free expansion: no
  • Fee: Up to 4 TB
  • Price: from 99 € / year
  • Platform: the Windows, Linux, Mac OS, All Android, iOS, the Windows Phone, BlackBerry, as well as plug-Chrome and Firefox
  • Restriction on downloading a file: No
  • Encryption: 256-bit AES
  • Additional services: browser, e-mail and chat


Incidentally Mega among the ten best services for novice web designers version Onjee. With other tools, you can find here.


Google Drive


Cloud service Google Drive - a part of a vast ecosystem of good corporations.Registration is not required if you are an active user of Gmail, Youtube, or Google+.


Google Drive


The great advantage of the service is the tight integration with office suite Google Docs, which became for many an excellent alternative to Microsoft Office. A free account includes 15 GB of free space with the possibility of extension up to 30 pay-TB. In addition to the Web interface, the application is available for download under the platform Windows, Mac OS, Android and iOS.


  • Free: 15 GB
  • Free expansion: no
  • Fee: up to 30 TB
  • Price: from $ 2 / month
  • Platform: the Windows, Mac OS, All Android, iOS
  • Restriction on downloading a single file: 5 TB
  • Encryption: 128-bit AES
  • Additional services: All Google services


Yandex.Disk


Cloud service Yandex.Disk - a great alternative to Google Drive, though without the possibility of using his office applications :) But with each disc is an excellent photo editor, and tight integration with social networks.


Yandex Disk


For free use is allocated 10GB, expandable up to 1 TB for 900 rubles / month. To work with disk available web interface and multiple applications on Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Android, iOS and Windows Phone.


  • Free: 10 GB
  • Free extension: up to 20 GB
  • Fee: up to 1 TB
  • Price: from 30 rubles / month
  • Platform: the Windows, Linux, Mac OS, All Android, iOS, the Windows Phone
  • Restriction on downloading a single file: 10 GB
  • Encryption: According to some reports - no
  • Additional services: Editor


Cloud Mail.Ru


Cloud service Mail.Ru - conventional file storage, wet attempt of being a Google Drive. It makes sense to use only if you have access to other services Mail.


Cloud Mail.ru


After the scandal with the exclusive rights to downloadable content, I'd be afraid to use the cloud to store important data, confidential. Nevertheless, if you think about it it is 25 gigabytes free to good use there.


  • Free: 25 GB
  • Free extension: No
  • Fee: up to 1 TB
  • Price: from 99 rubles / month
  • Platform: the Windows, Linux, Mac OS, All Android, iOS, the Windows Phone
  • Restriction on downloading of files: 2 GB
  • Encryption: No
  • Additional services: Documents


OneDrive


Cloud service OneDrive - the brainchild of Microsoft, it looks very reminiscent of Dropbox, tightly integrated into the operating system Windows 8+.


OneDrive


Microsoft is building its own ecosystem, so the account in any service of this company enough to start using OneDrive, including account to Xbox Live. Free users can upload files within 15 GB, whereas holders Office 365 frames is not limited. Expand your free account possible up to 1TB for 200 rubles / month.Account access via the platform Windows, Windows Phone, Mac OS, Android, iOS and Xbox.


  • Free: 15 GB
  • Free extension: No
  • Fee: up to 1 TB
  • Price: from 72 rubles / month
  • Platform: the Windows, the Windows Phone, Mac OS, All Android, iOS, Xbox
  • Restriction on downloading a single file: 10 GB
  • Encryption: Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS)
  • Additional services: Office 365


Finally


I note that this review cloud storage does not involve the selection of one of them.It is much better to use multiple services together. For example: Mega for backup, Drive for documents and spreadsheets, and the Dropbox for more corporate purposes. But what chain of services to choose - it's up to you.


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