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Homepage DeskThere are many different threats to keeping your data safe. Hard drive failure, computer theft and disasters like fire and flood can cause you to lose all of your precious personal and work files in an instant. Backups are essential to keep your data safe and thanks to the improvement in cloud storage and backup solutions you have a number of choices to keep your data safe and sound. With so many services available to the consumer it can be difficult to sort through all of the options to find the best for you. Take a look through our reviews and our ratings to help you find the perfect cloud storage or backup solution for you.

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Our 2015 Top 10 Cloud Backup Services

These ten services are our top choices when it comes to cloud backup.

  1. BackblazeRead our review
  2. CrashPlanRead our review
  3. CarboniteRead our review
  4. IDriveRead our review
  5. SOS Online BackupRead our review
  6. SpiderOakRead our review
  7. AcronisRead our review
  8. SugarSyncRead our review
  9. ElephantDriveRead our review
  10. ZoolzRead our review

Latest Posts from the Blog

  • Amazon Cloud Drive Unlimited First Impressions Amazon Cloud Drive is now offering unlimited plans for photos and for everything and many people are probably taking advantage of this great offer from Amazon but there as a few issues I have already run into in my trial that I wanted to share. First off the unlimited plans appear to be US only. I ...
  • Amazon Offers Unlimited Cloud Drive Amazon just announced how serious it is in the consumer cloud storage market by releasing an unlimited cloud drive. This is a serious shot at the likes of Dropbox, Google, Microsoft and every other cloud storage provider out there. This is different than the S3 and Glacier storage service that many people are used to from ...
  • j2 Global Buys SugarSync j2 Global continues on their cloud storage and backup buying spree, this time by snapping up SugarSync. While J2 was unsuccessful at buying Carbonite in late 2014 they did purchase Livedrive earlier in 2014. The press release on the j2 Global website states that the purchase of SugarSync helps J2 Global expand their cloud backup ...
  • SugarSync Desktop App Major Update I noticed on the SugarSync blog a little while ago that they have recently released a major update to their desktop application. The short list of updates to SugarSync 3.5 new desktop app include: File Transfer Status: This new feature lives in your system tray or menu bar and shows you which files are ...
  • Livedrive Closing Resellers It looks like the sale of Livedrive to j2 Global, the same company that has tried to acquire Carbonite, is now having an effect on Livedrive resellers. Yesterday there was a comment that came in mentioning that DrivePop was closing down. DrivePop was a Livedrive reseller, who was actually sold to Tapnet back in September ...
  • Backup Rule of Three or the Backup 3-2-1 Rule I find it surprising that Cloud Storage Buzz, has been online in some form since January 2009, and somehow we have never talked about the computer backup rule of three. I don’t know why we never talked about it, perhaps because we always just assumed that people know these things, but we all know about ...
  • Syncthing, Open Source Alternative to BitTorrent Sync I like BitTorrent Sync, it is a pretty amazing piece of software, but I can understand why people would have problems with their model. It is closed source software and there have been criticisms that it is not secure. BitTorrent Sync is also planning a paid version that will cost $39.99/year, and to be honest ...
  • RapidShare Closing Down March 31st, 2015 RapidShare, a file-sharing service based in Switzerland has decided to close effective March 31, 2015. Started in 2002 RapidShare has long been a destination for hosting files on the Internet but not always to the pleasure of the copyright industry. The company has been trying to rebrand itself as a cloud storage site but it ...
  • 75% Off IDrive – Limited Time Promo IDrive has become one of our more popular cloud backup services over the last year. With them offering more and more features like disk imaging, universal backup of all your devices and computer, QNAP and Synology NAS support and more there is a good reason why IDrive has become a leader in the cloud backup ...
  • 9 More Cloud Storage Managers When the original post 10 Cloud Storage Managers was written back in 2013 there were only those 10 cloud storage managers around. Since then the market has grown considerably and now not only have desktop cloud storage managers but you also have dedicated cloud storage managers just for your Andoid or iOS device. Here is ...

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