The future of storage technology is definitely in the cloud. Higher internet speeds coupled with Smartphones finding their way into more number of hands, it’s only a matter of time before we start stacking up all our files (personal or otherwise) in the cloud. How safe and secure this will be is a topic for another day.
Back to the present, the one name that has become a house-hold when we think of cloud storage for personal (and business) usage has to be Dropbox.
Dropbox has been around for a while, it has millions of users and has created a fantastic service that I have been using for several years. When you sign-up with Dropbox, you get a rather limiting storage space of 2GB with additional 500MB for each referral (maximum up to 18GB). When Dropbox started operating, the eye-catching feature was the ease of use as well as the different platforms they were available on. Currently, Dropbox is available on almost all major platforms (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, Android) and all the clients have the same feature set.