Which cloud storage is good for you in 2018

It’s much clear that people and companies will maintain the course of decreasing their necessity to depend on high-priced hardware and support by placing files and data in the cloud.

Given the number of cloud storage service providers is high, you should be much aware in choosing a service provider and seeing who is offering the highest amount of economical-cost storage and high bandwidth, while still taking care of the safety of your data.

Given list represents top 7 picks for cloud storage service providers.

  1. Dropbox

This company is the biggie of cloud storage. It allows a slightly small 2GB of free storage which can be expanded up to 16GB without paying a charge by connecting your Dropbox account to social media account and then you have refer your friends to join the service.

Dropbox Business subscriptions enable users to collaborate on work as well as giving each person unlimited space in a personal Dropbox account. There are also improved features for file recovery and versioning.

Price: 2GB free. 1TB for $10 a month with Dropbox Plus.

  1. Google Drive

Google Drive is a first and obvious option for Android users as it’s already combined, but users of other OS may like the ample free storage.

Drawbacks of this cloud storage may include the fact that the web interface isn’t very easy-to-use for some, although Windows and Mac users can easily get a desktop app to drag-and-drop files easily. The phone interface is easy to use and quick.

Price: 15GB free. 100GB for $1.99 a month and 1TB for $9.99.

  1. OneDrive

OneDrive is formerly known as SkyDrive. This storage option is integrated into file explorer of Window’s 10. Users don’t need to download a supplementary app for storing data, which makes it very convenient for one who has recently switched to Microsoft’s newest operating system.

If you are using Microsoft’s Photos app, you can easily use OneDrive to sync photos on all your devices. An app is available for Android and iOS devices.

Price: 5GB free. 50GB for $1.99 a month.

  1. Mega

With a crazily plentiful free space and an uncomplicated drag-and-drop interface, this company, Mega is one of the cloud storage biggies. It has a handy mobile app which allows you to upload your data, as well as keep clients synchronized with their desktops.

The company claims that all data saved in its cloud is actually encrypted on user’s device before it reaches their cloud.

Price: 50GB free. 200GB for $6 a month.

  1. iCloud

Anyone using iPhone will use iCloud for backing up because that the most convenient option for them. But to be honest, if a user wants to back up their iPhone to iCloud, they will need more than the free 5GB storage that Apple allows, but iCloud prices are very economical so it can be a good choice if you are using iPhone.

The Mac Finder app combines iCloud Drive, where you can store any of your data. Documents generated in the iWork office suite are also stored to iCloud and can be synced across all your devices.

Price: 5GB free. 50GB for $0.99 a month and 200GB for $3.99.

  1. pCloud

While some bandwidth limits may be there, there seems to be no limit on the size of file upload, so the user can sync large data files with pCloud.

This service provider is available for all platforms including desktop and mobile. You can also log in using the website too.

Price: 20GB free. 500GB for $3.99 a month, 2TB for $7.99 a month.

  1. Box

The user can benefit from advanced collaboration options and extensive storage. There is a 10GB free option.

Its been a while since this service provider is around and is being supported by the mainstream apps such as Google Docs, Office 365.  An app for Box Sync client is available from the Downloads page for Mac, Windows, and Android.

Price: 10GB free. 100GB for around $5 a month.

All of them offer a free tier allowing you to try the facility and service and check if they’re right for your requirements before you pay for a premium account.