Dropbox, Box, iCloud, and now, Google Drive, have the most familiar names. But many alternative services satisfy a variety of storage, backup, and file-sharing needs.
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Backblaze should play well with the set-it-and-forget crowd: It offers continuous, unlimited backup for $50 per year, per computer. The tab for larger organizations could run up quickly, but SMBs that want to automatically back up everything without specifying particular files, folders, or drives--and without worrying about how much stuff they have--might find the price tag is worth it.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
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