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Secure File Sharing and Large File Cloud Storage with Copy

Secure File Sharing and Large File Cloud Storage with Copy | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it
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Copy is a cloud-based service which allows anyone to easily upload, store and share any kind of file, while keeping in sync your different devices. Copy comes also with desktop versions for Mac, Windows and Linux as well as iOS and Android mobile versions.


"Once uploaded, Copy generates a unique URL for the file that you can copy and send to the intended recipients over email, social media networks or IM. On the receiving end, the user just needs to open that URL in their web browser and click the Download button to download the file to their PC, smartphone or tablet.


While you can use Copy’s file sharing features without creating any account, registering for one rewards you with a few additional privileges like 5GB of cloud storage and file synchronization straight from desktop or mobile, depending on which platform you use it. An account can be created both from the web interface and from within the service’s desktop or mobile apps."


Copy provides you ith 5GB of inital free storage space, which gets bumped up to 10GB as soon as you install a desktop or mobile version.


"You can share files without even creating any user account that most other similar services often require."


"Copy also keeps past versions of your files so that if you accidentally lose or change something, you can get it back. The Android app of the service comes with PhotoCopy – a feature that automatically uploads your photos to the cloud similar to Dropbox, SugarSync and Google+’s offering."


(Source: Addictivetips.com)



For up to 5GB and more free to use.


More info: https://www.copy.com/home/


Pricing: https://www.copy.com/price/


Install: https://www.copy.com/install/





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ghbrett's curator insight, March 30, 2013 7:36 AM

Robin Good shares a new Cloud Service with us in this scoop. Have a read of his comments below. They are very helpful. Thanks Robin, once again.

 

One question I do have is what is the sustainability or business models of these services. It's hard enough to keep up with local storage equipment and standards, or connectors  (e.g., Firewire, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB TNG, Apple Lightning, SATA, etc., etc.,) How will we keep up with the technology? How will we know where we put that important file? This why curation, maintenance, and digital archive management are becoming much more important. 

Salvatore Capolupo's comment, March 31, 2013 7:16 AM
very interesting, thanks Robin :)
wanderingsalsero's curator insight, April 3, 2013 11:51 PM

I find this MOST interesting.  Thanks Robin.  Cloud storage has become more interesting to me because I work on a laptop with a HD that is pretty well maxed-out for now.  I've used Dropbox for years and am up to about 11 G right now because I've had some referrals.  But I think it's always good to have some more storage.

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Unlimited Cloud Storage Is Here: Zovo

Unlimited Cloud Storage Is Here: Zovo | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it

Zovo is a cloud-based file storage and backup service which offers unlimited storage space and bandwidth to subscribers along with some very unique features.


Among them I have noted:


  • Automatic backup in the background
  • Automatic file monitoring and saving
  • Automatic file history to up to 30 revisions
  • Automatic recovery of any deleted file 
  • Sync files between your computers
  • Get a virtual drive on your PC or Mac - works like an external drive (Pro version)
  • Stream your music & movies to your iPhone or iPap - Free app
  • View and edit any documents (Pro)
  • Share files with friends or co-workers in one-click (Pro) 
  • Unlimited storage
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • 100% secure - military grade encryption
  • Works on Windows and Mac
  • Full FTP support (Pro)
  • Super fast transfers



Pricing: http://zovo.co/packages.php 

Zovo Backup £ 19.99/year

Zovo Pro £ 49.99/year


Find out more: http://zovo.co/ 


Sign up: http://zovo.co/signup.php 


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Forget Google Drive: Bitcasa Gives You Unlimited Online Storage

Robin Good: Forget Google Drive coming next week. I have just been testing for a few days Bitcasa, which promises unlimited storage for $10/month (free while in Beta) and I must say I have been quite impressed.


Once installed on your Mac or PC, Bitcasa makes itself available to "cloudify" any folder/directory you want with a simple click and then it works in the background to upload and copy all of your files to the your infinite storage drive.


You can sync-up different computers and portable devices and get access to all of your precious files from anyone.


To show how eager Bitcasa really is to receive tons of your files and to backup hundreds of gigabytes of stuff, Bitcasa has installed on my Mac a little utility (with my approval) that automatically offers me, everytime I plug in an external hard disk, to cloudify its contents. 


I have already cloudified over 20GB without a hitch and now I can see them from all my computers. 


If you need to work or collaborate with othe people, are on the move, and can't carry around a suitcase of hard drives, Bitcasa may provide an ideal solution at a very accessible cost.


Very promising. 9/10


Sign up to get in: http://www.bitcasa.com/ 

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shai's comment, December 23, 2012 4:31 AM
I fail to understand something:
Bitcasa offers a solution that claims to be more convenient than the GDrive\Skydrive\Dropbox solution and offers unlimited storage for $10 a month. However, in an interview they admit that most users are not using that much storage.... So why would I chose to pay $120 yearly when I can pay google for example $60 for 100GB????

Moreover, the way Bitcasa is designed, the switching cost between services is not high so in case I need to upgrade my plan with Google to something that costs $120 I can easily switch to Bitcasa or to whomever gives the best plan and convenience.

I just can't see the huge added value of this service.

I am willing to admit that engineering-wise it looks good.
Robin Good's comment, December 25, 2012 7:00 AM
As I see it by going to the Bitcasa website, the service is still "free" for anyone signing up now, plus I consider "infinite" storage decidedly better for anyone who has several hundred gigabytes of stuff that doesn't want to lose easily. The real issue is: how much time does it take to upload all that stuff anyhow?
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Get A Free Personal 10GB Cloud Storage Space and Sync All Your Computers and Devices: CX

Get A Free Personal 10GB Cloud Storage Space and Sync All Your Computers and Devices: CX | Online Collaboration Tools | Scoop.it

CX (free to $19.99 per month) is a cloud-based syncing and storage back-up solution, similar to the well-known Dropbox, that gives you access to your files from virtually any Internet-connected device.


CX offers free downloadable software that works seamlessly on Windows and Mac, as well as free apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.


Where native apps aren't supported—and they're notably missing from Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Linux—a straightforward and responsive website, CX.com, stands in just fine.


The free basic account offers 10GB and all of the features.


Read the full review on PC Magazine: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2395993,00.asp 


Features: https://www.cx.com/features/ 


Pricing: https://www.cx.com/plans/ 


Fid out more: https://www.cx.com/ 



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