Cloud storage in itself is a somewhat new way of doing things. Sure, online backup services have been around since the dawn of the Internet but with the the new and up coming cloud storage systems, the way things are stored has been turned over – possibly forever. This of course can be said for a lot of web services, but it is more so in online storage. So how do you know who is the best without actually testing it out, well, that’s where reviews help. Given the popularity of cloud storage, there are lots of people using it in the real world so who better to learn from than people who have tried it out before. People, usually, are are quite eager to talk about the service they’re using, love it or not, people by nature do love to comment so seeing third party comments on a given service can really help give you valuable knowledge.
Online storage systems these days tend to be linked in some way or another with lots of people utilising the same data centres for their backup solutions. Take Amazons S3 storage for example. On as it goes, this seems like a run of the mill storage company but it isn’t. Far from it. In fact, well over half of the top online storage providers out there make use of the service by amazon and literally utilisise disk space on their own platforms whilst utilising the super fast back-bone which Amazon S3 uses. This is something to bare in mind when choosing which company to go with for your own needs. Of course, there are alternatives out there but if you want lightning fast, secure and reliable. The S3 service is for sure the back bone to be utilising. There are other providers around for sure, but when it comes to being secure, you need to know where you stand.
To find a good provider, then reading guides is the best thing to do. No matter which provider you’re intending to sign up to. It’s always worth finding out to see what other real world users think of the service you’re intending to take out. Like with most things, what the service provider advertises can often be a bit different to what you’re being provided with. This is fine in some circumstances but in reality if you’re shelling out for a storage solution then you want to get what you’re paying for at least. Cloud storage as a market is littered with companies. There are lots of providers like SOS, JustCloud and Carbonite to name a few. All appear to provide great service and various packages but without knowing who people like then you really don’t know who to sign up with.