Google has just announced significant changes to the company's cloud storage plans. These changes include a new cheap plan, as well as new pricing for the 2TB option. On top of all of this, all Google Drive paid storage plans are now being converted to the new Google One.Google One costs $2.99 a month, and that will get you 200GB of storage. Then there's the 2TB plan, which now costs $9.99, down from $19.99. The 1Tb plan is biting the dust and will no longer be available. The biggest plans are remaining the same.The plans will now be shareable with up to five members, all of which will have access to live chat support. Yes, even the $1.99 plan.However, all of this doesn't mean the free plan is no more. Google Drive's basic 15GB free option is still available. Paying users will be the first ones to receive the upgrade, with the rest getting the update later on.“More and more, we rely on the internet for ways to safely store the things that matter—making life simpler and less … [Read more...] about Google revamps enterprise cloud storage with Google One
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Note: The following post was written by our sponsor, StackSocial. When you think of cloud storage, Dropbox and OneDrive are probably the first of a host of services that come to mind. Next, are the exorbitant rates these solutions charge to handle your information, while not giving you much flexibility with the space you're given. That said, it's no wonder why many prefer hard storage options off the cloud or just stick to the free cloud plans that give out a few gigabytes here and there but can't possibly back up all of our sensitive files. However, that's not to say we're doomed to play roulette with our precious data. Zoolz Cloud Storage, a London-based cloud storage provider, is on a mission to make cloud storage more affordable and accessible to the everyday user, mainly through its distinct blend of "Cold" and "Instant" storage — tiered backup solutions that secure your data based on your needs (more on this later). Reviewster gave Zoolz 4.5/5 stars because … [Read more...] about Zoolz Cloud Storage nets you 2TB of cloud backup for life—and it’s on sale for less than $50 [Sponsored Deal]
Blame it on poor copy data management, compliance requirements or the internet of things (IoT), but data storage volumes are growing exponentially, and that growth shows no signs of abating. Managing skyrocketing storage demands on limited resources is a top challenge for many enterprises. To alleviate the burden, many organizations have turned to the cloud. A survey of 451 Global Digital Infrastructure Alliance members illustrates the extent to which businesses are growing their off-premises storage footprint. Thirty-five percent of the 647 enterprise technology and IT professionals surveyed said are considering cloud-based storage for immediate purchase. While currently only 20 percent of storage is in the cloud, survey respondents estimate that within two years one-third will reside in either the public cloud or a SaaS environment. There are multiple reasons for this growth. Many organizations turned to cloud storage as an efficient or less-expensive location for inactive … [Read more...] about 6 steps for a future-ready cloud storage strategy
posted on 14 Aug 2017, 09:31 0 1. surethom (Posts: 1141; Member since: 04 Mar 2009) Yes only because i got a fantastic offer that no longer exists, Google 200gb extra on top of free 50gb for £50 a year. posted on 14 Aug 2017, 09:35 5 2. Kelley71 (Posts: 99; Member since: 26 Nov 2012) I run my own cloud. 5 TB of space for now. posted on 14 Aug 2017, 11:24 2 10. Scott93274 (Posts: 5786; Member since: 06 Aug 2013) Same here, but 3 TB, the problem is, there's 0 redundancy, so when the hardware fails, I lose my stuff. I'll fix that some day with a real media server with hot-swappable drives, but until then, I'll just have to keep my fingers crossed. posted on 14 Aug 2017, 12:21 1 16. Xilam (unregistered) Same here, NAS all the way - it's FREE and with raid you have multiple copies just in case. posted on 14 Aug 2017, 09:58 0 3. draconic1991 (Posts: 198; Member since: 27 Apr 2012) Unlimited cloud storage...thanks to my College...... posted … [Read more...] about Comments for : Do you pay for extra cloud storage (Drive, iCloud, OneDrive etc.)? How much do you need?
posted on 07 Jun 2017, 05:16 2 1. Nopers (unregistered) And doubled the capacity. 2TB for $10 is pretty good. posted on 07 Jun 2017, 05:31 0 2. AmashAziz (Posts: 1864; Member since: 30 Jun 2014) The capacity has been doubled for the price. Both haven't occured simultaneously posted on 07 Jun 2017, 06:21 0 3. bucky (Posts: 3477; Member since: 30 Sep 2009) Unless I'm reading your comment wrong the price for 2tb went down too. It basically replaced the 1 tb pricing. posted on 07 Jun 2017, 08:58 0 4. Leo_MC (Posts: 3434; Member since: 02 Dec 2011) I would be sooo happy to have 50 GB for half euro (or 10-15 GB for free) :)! posted on 07 Jun 2017, 09:22 0 6. Valdomero (Posts: 332; Member since: 13 Nov 2012) Google offers free 15GB when you open a gmail account. The best part is that your photos won't affect that storage unless you choose to keep the raw photos. posted on 07 Jun 2017, 10:14 0 7. Leo_MC (Posts: 3434; Member since: 02 Dec 2011) … [Read more...] about Comments for : Apple slashes top-tier iCloud storage price in half