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Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See

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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As the name suggests, ShareFile, which was acquired last year by Citrix, is more of an online file-sharing service with a storage component. It will best suit users with sharing and syncing at the top of their priority list; those looking for a pure backup and storage platform will probably go elsewhere. Where ShareFile tries to set itself apart is with a laser focus on business users--unlike some of the larger players, it doesn't cater to consumers. Rather, it targets professional users that want an alternative to FTP or less-secure online collaboration tools. The emphasis on top-grade security and encryption, syncing, and other business-oriented features comes with a price: corporate plans start at around $100 a month for 20 GB and 20 user accounts. ShareFile offers custom pricing for companies with more than 100 employees.

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6/18/2013 | 3:32:30 PM
re: Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
copy is providing 15 GB just for cloud storage. they even are offering 5 GB
referal scheme for both parties.

use this link to get 5 GB extra; copy.com?r=K7Zhlk
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6/18/2013 | 3:35:50 PM
re: Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
copy is providing 15 GB just for cloud storage. they even are offering 5 GB
referal scheme for both parties.

use this link to get 5 GB extra; https://copy.com?r=K7Zhlk
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3/11/2014 | 5:25:15 AM
Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
I agree with Oogwave (http://oogwave.com/)! After a lot of checking, I decided to use this tool and it's been six months using this tool. User friendly and easy to learn. A secure platform where we can store and share files.
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