Cloud Storage Reviews & Prices

There's no better way to keep your information safe than to move it to the cloud. Not only do cloud storage services ensure that you have access to your important files at all times, but they allow you to sync these files across all of your devices. This way, you have the most up-to-date information possible no matter where you are. Whether you need to collaborate, edit and share projects with others, or simply stream music from your computer onto your cellphone — cloud storage does it all.

Cloud Storage Reviews & Prices

Updated 07-16-2014

Service Name / Rating: Cheapest Price: Free Trial /
Discount:
Gigabytes (GB) of Storage Included: Gigabytes (GB) of Sync Space Included: # of Computers Backed Up: Bottom Line:
Carbonite$4.47/month
(w/ 3 year plan)
15-day free trialUnlimitedUnlimited1;
add'l subscription per add'l computer
Excellent and comprehensive cloud service with easy remote file access and unlimited storage
SugarSync$6.24/mo
(w/ annual plan)
30-day free trial;
5 GB of free storage
60 GB;
pay extra for more space
60 GB;
pay extra for more space
UnlimitedFeature-filled cloud storage solution with an intuitive user interface and easy music streaming; best for those who need to do a lot of file syncing
JustCloud$4.49/mo
(w/ 2 year plan)
14-day free trial; .015 GB of free storage75 GB;
pay extra for more space
1.015GB;
pay extra for more space
1;
$24.95/yr per add'l computer
Affordable and comprehensive cloud storage service with the option of unlimited file storage; best for users with light syncing needs
SpiderOak$8.33/mo
(w/annual plan)
2 GB of free storage100 GB;
pay extra for more storage
100 GB;
pay extra for more storage
UnlimitedGood option for more advanced users looking for extra encryption capabilities and lots of space to store files online from an unlimited number of computers
Service Name / Rating: Cheapest Price: Free Trial /
Discount:
Gigabytes (GB) of Storage Included: Gigabytes (GB) of Sync Space Included: # of Computers Backed Up: Bottom Line:
Mozy Stash$4.45/mo
(w/ 2 year plan)
15% off 1 mo;
22% off 1 yr;
26% off 2 yrs;
(w/ promo code: NEXT)
50 GB;
pay extra for more space
50 GB;
pay extra for more space
1;
$2/mo per add'l computer
Low-cost cloud storage great for those with one main computer; easy to use syncing and exclusive discount
Google Drive$2.49/mo5 GB of free storage25 GB;
pay extra for more space
25 GB;
pay extra for more space
UnlimitedCheap, easy to use and good for users who like Google Docs; does not have full backup capabilities
SkyDrive$0.83/mo
(w/annual plan)
7 GB of free storage27 GB
pay extra for more space
27 GB
pay extra for more space
UnlimitedIncludes large amount of online syncing space for very low price, but not the best for full computer backup
Dropbox$9.99/mo2 GB of free storage50 GB;
pay extra for more storage
50 GB;
pay extra for more storage
UnlimitedEasy to use, but can't match the safety of off-site backup
Service Name / Rating: Cheapest Price: Free Trial /
Discount:
Gigabytes (GB) of Storage Included: Gigabytes (GB) of Sync Space Included: # of Computers Backed Up: Bottom Line:
LiveDrive Briefcase$13.33/mo
(w/ annual plan)
14-day free trial
Save up to 53% with annual plans
Unlimited2,048 GBUnlimitedVery pricey service best for those who want to sync all of their files with 2 TB of space


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