Cloud Storage FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions about Cloud Storage
What is the difference between online backup and cloud storage?
Online Backup and Cloud Storage services are very similar in that they both backup your computer files in the event of a system crash or some other kind of data loss. Both store your files online, allowing you to access them anywhere with an Internet connection. However, the main factor that differentiates cloud storage from simple online backup is the ability of cloud storage services to sync specific files across all of your devices. While only some online backup services boast this valuable feature, all of the cloud storage services we review (other than Dropbox) include backup in addition to file syncing in their repertoire. Syncing is especially useful for people who find themselves working on multiple devices and need their files to be as up-to-date as possible no matter where they are.
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