Top 6 Online Services for your Data Backups

Dropbox

Dropbox
Dropbox.com is one of the most popular online services for data backup, it has support for Windows, Mac and Linux PCs. Also it has apps for the Android, iOS, and BlackBerry devices. Dropbox gives you 2GB of free storage space with an option of getting it expanded to up to 18GB by suggesting it to your friends. Using dropbox is easy, all you need to do is put your files in the local dropbox folder on your PC and push the files online. These files will now show up on your smartphone as well.

Google Drive

Google Drive
Google drive, though not very suitable for multimedia backups, is a perfect choice for storing your important documents. Documents stored in Google drive can be opened directly from a web browser or from within the mobile app available for Android and iOS devices. Drive supports more than thirty document formats. Google drive lets you save up to 15GB of data for free.

Box

Box
Box is yet another service suitable for storing personal and work-related documents. Box has a nice feature which lets you share your entire folders with your family and friends. Besides providing mobile apps for Android and iOS devices Box works on Windows Mobile as well. Box provides you with 10 GB of space for storing your documents, which is more than enough for storing documents.

OneDrive

OneDrive
( Previously Skydrive) This service from Microsoft gives you 7GB of free space. Like Google drive Onedrive also lets the user open the documents directly from the web browser or from within its app available for Android, iOS and Windows platform. This service has a catchy feature of displaying the photographs as slideshow and support for sharing your snaps on social network. So if your data consists majorly of photographs then this service is best suited for you.

Mega

Mega
Mega outstrips the other four when it comes to the storage space available. It offers the users a whopping 50GB of free space. Another great feature of mega is that it offers an AES – 128 encryption for all your data. All it lacks in is the support for platforms available right now. Though this service can be accessed through your PC and through the Android App, support for iOS and Windows Phone was not available at the time of writing.

Pcloud

Pcloud
Though not one of the big fish in the market so far, pcloud is surely the most promising of all the new ventures. With pcloud users get 10GB of free cloud space on registration which can be extended upto 20GB easily. It has some great features like large files can be downloaded directly to the cloud with pcloud account. Apps for all major platforms like Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS and Android pcloud are available currently. With these apps the pcloud folder can be kept insync amongst all the devices where pcloud is installed.