Top Three Cloud Services with Windows® 7
With the information technology getting so advanced day-by-day, the entire IT industry is continuously trying to come up with some or the other latest inventions or technologies. The world’s most used operating system, Microsoft Windows, too has never left a chance to make its mark at regular intervals. The latest from the house being the Windows 7 operating system. This interactive and highly advanced operating system has already proved its potential. When you work on such high end computers and operating systems, you kind of want to have more and more of technology.
The latest IT technology is the Cloud Computing. It is a platform to provide easy, on-demand, and convenient access to data from devices like laptops, desktops, tablet PCs, smart phones, etc.
Presently, the top three cloud computing service providers among others are Box, SOS Online Backup, and Windows Live SkyDrive.
Box has a very user-friendly design that is somewhat similar to some popular social networking sites. Box users can create personal folders and share their data with others very easily. By just clicking ‘share’, users get a link to the personal folders. To upload files on Box, users just need to drag the desired file to the browser and the uploading will start. Box provides both free and paid accounts to users. Users can opt for their choice of account depending on your requirement. Apart from data storage, Box users also get various useful applications as added advantage.
SOS Online Backup is a boon for those who want to securely keep a large amount of necessary data. SOS Online Backup doesn’t provide any free account but users have option to choose from different types of paid accounts. Data uploading is easy and can be done in different ways. Users can either drag and drop the data for uploading, or use SOS wizard, which scans user’s computer for pictures, videos, music, etc. Here also, users get a link for the data they want to share, which can be sent to anyone for accessing the data.
Windows Live SkyDrive is one of the best data storage services and is also FREE. Anyone who has a Hotmail or any other Windows Live account can get 25GB of online storage absolutely free. Uploading is very simple and data can be stored in different folders with different access rights. The user can easily manage the access level of these folders. To share data with someone, you just need to mail access rights to the other person. Users also get free access to the Microsoft Office web apps suite, which can be used to do all kinds of work on Excel, Word, or PowerPoint for which you don’t have to pay anything extra.
Cloud Computing has really changed the meaning of data storage. So, just make use of the technology and opt for any service and any type of account depending on your requirement.