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Carbonite vs. IDrive Promos

There are not a lot of cloud backup offers available these days to save money but the two that are currently offering deals are Carbonite and IDrive. These two services in some ways have been going head to head since Rush Limbaugh ticked off people, which he tends to do, with his comments about SandraContinue Reading

CrashPlan vs. Carbonite

CrashPlan vs. Carbonite

Overview An overview of what service wins in each category.   Feature Carbonite CrashPlan Tied Backup Speed Pricing Operating System and Desktop Client Local Backup Support Mobile Apps and Backup File Sync Backup to Friend Ease of Use Totals 3 4 1 Winner CrashPlan Sign Up forCarbonite Sign Up forCrashPlan This comparison post was originallyContinue Reading

CrashPlan vs. Backblaze

CrashPlan vs. Backblaze

It has been a while since I took a look at CrashPlan and Backblaze in a head to head test so I thought while I had some time here in the cold of winter I would do something I have never done with two services before. I signed up for the trials of both CrashPlanContinue Reading

SOS Online Backup vs. CrashPlan

When I heard that SOS Online Backup had announced unlimited storage plans, my first thought was 2014 was going to get interesting for cloud backup. 2013 seemed to be the year of cloud storage, with a lot of new services coming online but there was not a lot of changes in the cloud backup side of things.Continue Reading

SugarSync vs. Dropbox

SugarSync vs. Dropbox

Overview   Feature SugarSync Dropbox Tied Operating System Free Account and Storage Paid Storage Mobile Apps Sharing Backup File Sync Web Access Totals 4 3 2 Winner SugarSync Sign Up forSugarSync Sign Up forDropbox One of the questions I get occasionally is what I think is better, SugarSync or Dropbox? Each service has their positiveContinue Reading

Bitcasa vs. OpenDrive

Overview   Feature Bitcasa OpenDrive Tied Operating System and Desktop Client Free Account and Storage Paid Storage API Access Sharing Number of Computers Encryption File Sync Backing Up Mobile Apps Web Access Totals 5 3 3 Winner Bitcasa Sign Up forBitcasa Sign Up forOpenDrive With the recent changes with Bitcasa’s pricing OpenDrive has been doingContinue Reading

CrashPlan vs. Zoolz Home

CrashPlan is a favorite cloud backup service of many but Zoolz Home, a relative newcomer in the unlimited backup space, could give CrashPlan some serious competition.   Company Background CrashPlan is created by Code42. The company was formed in 2001 but CrashPlan was not released until 2007. They have their headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.Continue Reading

Dropbox vs. Bitcasa

Dropbox vs. Bitcasa

Overview   Feature Bitcasa Dropbox Tied Operating System and Desktop Client Free Account and Storage Paid Storage API Access Sharing Number of Computers Encryption File Sync Backing Up Mobile Apps Web Access Totals 2 6 3 Winner Dropbox Sign Up forBitcasa Sign Up forDropbox Update #1: This post was written before Bitcasa announced new pricingContinue Reading

Carbonite vs. Mozy

Carbonite and Mozy are two of the most trusted brands in cloud backup. Both services were founded in 2005 and offered very similar services until Mozy dropped their unlimited storage plan in 2011. While Carbonite still states they offer unlimited storage they have been more forth coming in stating that they have a bandwidth capContinue Reading

Carbonite vs. Dropbox

At one time comparing Carbonite and Dropbox would have been pointless since they both solved different problems. Carbonite solved the backup problem and Dropbox solved a storage and sync problem. Previously if you needed a backup solution Carbonite would have been a clear winner between the two and if you needed a storage or syncContinue Reading