Cloud storage is nothing new. For years now, it’s been possible for consumers to forego the traditional local storage options afforded by external hard drives, and to instead subscribe to a third-party service that allows them to upload and download their files to remote servers run by companies such as Google, Apple, Dropbox and Amazon, to name a few. The remote option offers certain advantages over physical storage – accessibility from multiple devices and no reliance on hardware (which can…
This article was posted on Thursday, 02:48, UTC.Cloud storage options have been available at a consumer level for decades, in fact, if you consider them properly. One of the earliest such options was called iDrive, which began operations in 1995. A private company, they are still in operation, offering services that directly parallel that of their newer rival, Dropbox. Additionally there have been efforts like Carbonite and Google Drive. // — Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace….