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Monday, July 30, 2018

Cloud Storage- What is this?? Everything you need to know

Cloud Storage- What is This?
Hi Guys, today in this article we are gonna talk all about "Cloud Storage". What it actually is? What is it's pros and cons? What are the different types of cloud storage available? and much more.
So, without wasting much time let's get started. Also, Guys don't forget to check our other interesting and mind-boggling articles on our websites. Now let's begin...


Cloud Storage is a cloud computing framework in which data is stored on sightless servers accessed from the internet. They are managed and exceed by a cloud storage service providers.
Cloud storage is a service which lets you store data by uploading it via the internet to an offsite storage system maintained by a third party.
There are hundreds of clouds storage systems are available you can use anyone according to profession and requirements. As an individual, you can store and back up emails, pictures, videos, audios, files etc. and for a businessman, cloud storage can be used as a commercially supported remote back up solution for storage and sharing of data files.


1) Public Cloud- It is mainly for the unstructured data storage.
2) Private Cloud- It is a storage service which is protected behind a company firewall for more control over storage data.
3) Hybrid Cloud- It is a rehash of both public and private cloud services together for increased flexibility and effectiveness.

Now, let's take a look at various cloud storage models currently available;

1) iCloud:

This cloud storage is provided by the Apple for its users. Released by Apple Inc. in 2011 it now has more than 700 million users. It can be used to sync your pictures, music, contacts, ebooks etc. as it provides a storage of  5 GB which can even be upgraded and extended to 50 GB, 200 GB, 1 TB or even 2 TB. Now let's have a look at its pros and cons;


  • 5 GB of free storage.
  • Works on all IOS and Mac devices.
  • Easily accessible.


  •  Lack of compatibility with Andriod and other OS.
  • iCloud storage cost.
  • Lack of sync may result in loss of data.

2) OneDrive: 

OneDrive organized by Microsoft is one of the most popular cloud storage out there. It provides a storage of 5 GB which can further be extended to 5 TB on its premium account. It is highly compatible with Android, IOS and windows devices and easily syncs with Microsoft apps. Now let's have a look at its pros and cons;


  • 5 GB of free storage.
  • Highly compatible.
  • The best app by leading OS.
  • Multiple language support.


  • Auto-Sync may malfunction.

3) Dropbox:

Started in 2007, Dropbox is one of the major storage platforms, with a share of more than 500 million users. It provides a 2 GB space to its users that can be extended to 2 TB. In its enterprise plan, it can give unlimited storage on its cloud. Now let's have a look at its pros and cons;


  • Highly compatible.
  • Provides a way to upgrade storage by referring to other users.
  • Simple to use.
  • Can provide unlimited storage.


  • You cannot manage how your data will be shown.
  • Concerns about the security.
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4) Google Drive:

Most extensively used Google Drive has more than 800 million active members. Officially released in 2012 it is available in 60 different languages and provides 15 GB free space to its users, which can be upgraded to 30 GB on premium. Now let's have a look at its pros and cons;


  • Highly compatible.
  • Multiple language support.
  • 15 GB free storage.
  • Auto-backups and good services support.
  • Offline access.


  • Filesize limits.
  • USD pricing only.
So everything you are accessing in this world via the Internet is uploaded on Cloud. This piece of technology has changed the world in a different direction. And that's all for the Cloud storage, the above-listed cloud storage models are amongst the most preferred and effective ones.
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