Daily Archives: 05/06/2014

Who is winning the personal cloud storage price wars? (chart)

Storing data on the cloud is essential for most people. Do you have strategy on data classification, searching, indexing, or data backup?

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Amid the introduction of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite this week, Apple also announced its iCloud Drive along with some price cuts to go with it. Of course, a large part of choosing a cloud storage provider is based on the features they provide.

Apple’s iCloud, for instance, is obviously more tailored to an iPhone user than Android while Dropbox and Box aim to be more multi-platform. Price is still a priority though so here’s how the personal cloud storage competition shakes out:

Personal Storage
Cloud ProviderFreePricing Tiers
Apple iCloud Drive5GB20GB = $0.99/month
200GB = $3.99/month
Tiers available up to 1TB
Amazon Cloud Drive5GB20GB = $10/year
50GB = $25/year
100GB = $50/year
200GB = $100/year
500GB = $200/year
1000GB = $500/year
Box Personal10GB
(up to 250mb file size)
100GB = $10/month with 5GB file upload size ($120/year)
Dropbox2GB+
(Earn more space…

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