The numbers game of cloud storage

Digital storage in the cloud for your documents, music, photos, videos and more is becoming a commodity with more choice for more space at less cost. Especially for individuals and small- to medium-size businesses, arguably the pioneer in this area was Dropbox which, in 2008, started offering file hosting and sharing services that let you synchronise your content via the cloud across different computers and mobile devices. The service gives you 2 gigabytes of storage space free; you can pay for more space. Dropbox says it now has over 100 million users. (I joined Dropbox in 2008 and use it as a primary file sharing resource.) In a strongly competitive landscape, other services include Google Drive, with its 5 gigabytes […]

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