Top 10 Online Cloud Storage Services in 2016.


Nowadays there is a dire requirement of the online storage medium. The online storage medium is an Internet hosting service, with the help of which users can upload files. It is via the internet that allows you to upload, accessing, and retrieve of files from any devices that is connected to Internet; normally this service allows HTTP access, sometimes FTP (File transfer protocol) access. It’s quite simple and easy way to upload, store, share and backup user files on your computer or laptop. There are file storage and file hosting services, the former allows storage and backing up of user files and the later it allows to keep data private or public like both storage and sharing to other users i.e public.

Some online storage services provide file storage based on the memory or on the bases of data bandwidth. We have briefly described the storage services that will be helpful to you for uploading of files to a virtual hard drive that would be accessible from anywhere on the internet. Now we will let you check all these Top 10 Cloud Storage services present in 2016. You can have them downloaded on your devices or simply use them from their site online.
Compare and check out which is best suitable for you? 

1.     Dropbox Service

Dropbox is basically a file hosting service which provides cloud computing storage, file synchronization and client softwares are used in this service. It allows user to store files up-to the storage size of 100 GB and same could be made public for sharing to others. Dropbox is one of the best possible way to synchronize data regularly and its history is saved up-to 30 days. When users sync folders on their computer to Dropbox, the data folder gets appeared regardless of the user device.

Apps Availability : For iOS and Android devices

Packages : 2GB for Free, $10 per month for 50 GB


2.     SkyDrive

Microsoft’s skydrive is a file hosting service which is simple and well integrated which provides any offe of 7 GB free storage for 1 year, and an additional 3 GB of free storage for students. Like ‘Dropbox‘ and ‘Google drive‘ , ‘Skydrive’ also provides applications for your devices, so it can be accessed from anywhere on intenet irrespective of the platform compatibilities. Skydrive is similar to a folder in our computr system, this sleek layout make it to view folders as list or tiled.

Operating systems:-Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

Free storage Size:-7 GB

Cost packages -$10 per year for 20 GB

$25 per year for 50 GB

$50 per year for 100 GB

3.     Box

Box is an online file storage and sharing service which includes 5 GB of free storage, which allows data sync through its mobile apps or website, like most other common services. Best thing about box is password protected sharing and faster uploads. For paid customers Box allows mobile device management for group based access. Box is available for both multiple and single users. However these additional operations are preferred and utilized by professional users.

Operating systems:-Android, iOS, BlackBerry

Free storage size:-5 GB

Cost packages:-$9.99 per month for 25 GB

$19.99 per month for 50 GB


4. Google Drive

On the same footings like other storage mediums, Google drive also allows cloud computing storage and file sharing as well. Google drive seems to be secure place for all your data files, the free version of Google drive provides 5 GB of storage space, moreover Google drive is a challenging storage medium for companies like ‘Dropbx‘ , ‘Box‘, ‘Microsoft SkyDrive‘.

Google drive provides applications  for most of the devices for syncing files. It’s fast as you’d except, Google makes easy file search.

Operating systems:-Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

Free storage size:-5 GB

Cost  packages:-$4.99 per month for 100 GB

$9.99 per month for 200 GB

$49.99 per month for 1 TB

$799.99 per month for 16 TB

5.     SugarSync

It is a cloud computing storage service helps to synchronize files across all devices connected through SugarSync. SugarSync is available for wide range of devices, this service automatically refresh and sync files.

SugarSync is one of the most trustful, secure and reliable online storage service. Its usability resembles with Dropbox and is useful for professionals.

Operating systems:-Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux, BlackBerry.

Free storage Size:-5 GB

Cost Packages:-$7.49 per month for 60 GB

$9.99 per month for 100 GB

$24.99 per month for 250 GB

6.     OpenDrive

OpenDrive is an online storage medium that helps in keeping data secure and protected. OpenDrive  offers multiple standard package plans likewise the basic plan which offers 5 GB of storage for free. Like most of other online storage mediums OpenDrive seems to provide a single file source in the cloud, with the capability to access and retrieve data from multiple devices.

OpenDrive support live streaming and music playing online. The data’s are protected using high level of physical and logical security.

Free storage size:-5 GB

Operating systems:- iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

Cost pakages:-$9.99 per month for unlimited storage

$99 per year for unlimited storage

7.     SpiderOak

SpiderOak is an online backup medium service that helps to share, sync and backup data files. The best Security makes SpiderOak common as it uses encryption/ decryption algorithms that encrypted cloud storage and client side encryption key is generated. The free account allows to store data files up-to 2 GB and subscription package allows to store maximum of 100 GB.

SpiderOak avails wide range of mobile applications, these applications integrates with Drive and helps to  manage to view files.

Operating systems:-Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

Free storage Size:-2 GB

Cost Pakages:-$10 per month for 100 GB


8.     Syncplicity

Syncplicity is an online backup and synchronization service which offers 2 GB of free storage space and for additional storage it costs $15 per month for 50 GB. It allows sharing of files through its native apps for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and other tablet devices. Files can be shared easily with a single click and cloud storage utilize 99.99% data redundancy.

Operating systems:-Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

Free storage Size:-2 GB

Cost Packages:-$15 per month for 50 GB

9.     ElephantDrive

ElephantDrive is another option for securely store your data online, it has an ability to upload files simultaneously at the same time from different computer systems. ElephantDrive is powered by ‘Amazon’ which offers high end security with its 256 Bit AES encryption decryption. Personal key provides even more security as it is unknown to others and no one can access and steal data.

It allows 2 GB of data storage free of cost and automatically provides backup storage

Operating systems:-Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

Free storage Size:-2 GB

Cost  Packages:-$9.95 per month for 100 GB

$85.95 per month for 1 TB

$169.95 per month for 2 TB


10. HiDrive

HiDrive is powered by ‘strato AG’  that enables cloud storage and file sharing. The software offers security, password protection, file sharing for users and public.

HiDrive avails sync software which is easy for cloud data management, and it offers 5 GB of free storage and maximum of 500 GB for 19.43$ per month. It also enable us scheduled backups and can edit office documents both online and offline. It has got high end security of 256-bit encryption and FTP service makes more secure and reliable.

Operating systems:-Android, iOS, Windows

Free storage Size:-5 GB

Cost Pakages :-$9.00 per month for 100 GB

$19.43 per month for 500 GB

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