Cloud Storage

  morddwyd 21:19 06 Dec 2012
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Just realised a need for cloud storage and like, I assume, many of you I have various options for this, all free, like MS, my ISP, Sky, BT, Google and so on.

Is there any option which is best?

I am toying with Google, no particular reason except I already have it on my phone.

  Forum Editor 10:39 07 Dec 2012

I use Microsoft's SkyDrive, which is excellent. I also make extensive use of DropBox when working with clients.

To be honest, if all you need is storage so you can have access to files when you move around, any cloud provider will do. If you want to work collaboratively with other people via the Cloud it can get a little more involved, especially if several people are working with the same files.

'The Cloud' is just a fancy name - what you are actually doing is uploading your files to someone else's server, and downloading them again at some point in the future. Don't use The Cloud if all you want to do is archive stuff - it's far better to use removable media for that. If all you need is a few gigabytes of file storage you can use a memory stick and carry it around with you.

  morddwyd 19:33 07 Dec 2012

Thank you all.

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