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6 Dropbox Alternatives for Business

6 Dropbox Alternatives for Business

Dropbox alternatives for file sharing

Dropbox is the best-known cloud storage provider and the first name that comes to most people's minds when searching for a cloud-based storage solution for business. Yet there are disadvantages to using Dropbox for Business, such as Dropbox's storage limits and its cost. This article discusses several other tools for cloud-based file storage and collaboration. Continue reading

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Encryption & compression for Google & Amazon Drive in CloudBerry Backup 5.6

Encryption & compression for Google & Amazon Drive in CloudBerry Backup 5.6

CloudBerry Backup 5.6 packs a number of new features and improvements, among which is the highly-requested support for encryption and compression for Amazon Drive and Google Drive backup. Read on to learn how to enable the novelty in the latest edition of CloudBerry Backup.
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Choosing Online Backup Storage: Google Cloud Storage vs Google Drive

Choosing Online Backup Storage: Google Cloud Storage vs Google Drive

We are going to consider two popular cloud storage solutions that can host your backups: Google Drive and Google Cloud Storage. Are they the same? No, of course not: there are obvious differences in the operating principles and opportunities. To understand the point, let’s briefly review their features.
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How to Sign Up for Google Drive

How to Sign Up for Google Drive

Google Drive is a cloud storage service from Google that offers 15GB of free storage space. Google Drive storage is included in all Google accounts by default. So you need to have Google account in order to use Google Drive.

This post explains how to create a new Google account to get 15GB of Google Drive storage.

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How to Use CloudBerry Backup with Google Drive (using Google Account)

How to Use CloudBerry Backup with Google Drive (using Google Account)

CloudBerry Backup now supports your personal Google Drive. Until the latest update, CloudBerry software for Google Drive backup could only work with Google Drive via Service Account. Now you can back up to your Google Drive and see those files there. Continue reading

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How to Use CloudBerry Backup with Google Drive (using Service Account)

How to Use CloudBerry Backup with Google Drive (using Service Account)

This post explains how to sign up for Google Drive, find your credentials and use them to connect CloudBerry Backup with your Google Drive storage account.
To start using Google Drive storage you need to have a Google Service Account.

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CloudBerry Explorer for Google Storage: Authenticate Google Drive with Service Account

CloudBerry Explorer for Google Storage: Authenticate Google Drive with Service Account

As always we are trying to stay on top of the new functionality offered by Google Drive team to offer the most compelling Google Drive client on Windows platform.

With the newer release of CloudBerry Explorer for Google Storage, we are adding an authentication to Google Drive with your Google service account (OAuth 2.0) which is the new recommended Google authentication and authorization scheme. OAuth 2.0 is an industry standard that Google has adopted across their products, offering many benefits.
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