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GDrive's Best Alternative

Mambo [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, January 2, 2007
17 years ago3,969 views

I'm quite excited to find this one. BT's Digital Vault.

It includes 2GB of free storage, without hardly any ads. It seems to be quite reliable, as well. It will certainly do for me, while they are prepping GDrive.

I've written more info here...

Tadeusz Szewczyk [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Does not look very trustworthy to me. Don't know why exactly. Just my impression.

Stephen Tordoff [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

BT has always been trustworthy in my opinion

Mambo [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

I think because it's not "Web 2.0" orientated, it will do better. This is a kind of thing that is expected from an ISP, rather than a search engine company.

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Mozy is good enough for me for file backups. (2GB free)

MarkTrader [PersonRank 0]

17 years ago #

I've been lured and enticed by those companies offering online storage as well. I have to admit I don't read EULA's as carefully as I should so I don't know about any privacy concerns there. I did sign up for both the AOL 5 g solution to have it "break" and become annoying at every boot and Mozy.

I guess I'm cozy with Mozy (sorry) which also offers free 2g and so far seamless backup. Backup on Digitalvault is a premium service. Their 20g premium service is also priced at 5 pounds/mo. Mozy's premium is 5 USD/mo and is advertised as being "unlimited" which, I think, is the magic word for everyone looking for a storage solution.

I wonder what others have tried and liked. I tried Omnidrive and liked it, but it does not boot up with my system and is a little frustrating to work with.

Hong Xiaowan [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Gdrive, Gdate, Glog, Groups, Gmail, ......can be into one.

DPic [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

United under Gspace (orkut 2.0) :P

Eytan Buchman [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

I have always been pretty happy with or with Even the free version of box has a great interface and the ability to let others download a file from your account...Me likee

Jack Hynes [PersonRank 6]

17 years ago #

I recently started using (MP3 Tunes) which offers unlimited space for my music (I have 17GB) and it means I can listen to my music on any computer as well.

I don't know if I want to wait for a Google Drive to come out as the hype seems to have cooled and Google have announced they wouldn't release many more services just concentrate on improving their existing offerings. I am a bit worried about photos though as I only have them in one place and I need to back them up. Is Mozy recommended then?

Sankar Anand [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

yeah i prefer mozy as best online drive!

gosh they give me a lot hell space and even if i refer someone i too get more space

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