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IDriveSync is an easy-to-use cloud storage and syncing solution that offers added security missing from some of its rivals. It offers both AES 256-bit and private key encryption, which will appeal to anyone who's weary of weak cloud-based security.
SearchYourCloud brings quick and relevant searches to cloud-based storage, and offers a security boost, too. At $25, it's pricey and it's not always easy to use, but will prove a worthy tool for business folks.
Google Drive can do more than store stuff. Check out these tools for automatic backup, easy file sharing, collaboration, encryption, music, and more.
JArchitect provides a wealth of information on your code structure, and offers reports on many code metrics and areas where there are likely design problems. The cost makes it primarily a tool for businesses and commercial developers.
Leaving your files in the cloud doesn't feel all that secure. BoxCryptor adds encryption so you can use cloud storage and keep your peace of mind.
If you're already using Google Drive at work, there's no need to turn to PowerPoint. This free Chrome app lets you and your colleagues craft presentations together (without saving over each other's work).
With Office 2013 and Office 365, Microsoft introduced a SkyDrive Pro service for businesses. But don't get it mixed up with the free consumer SkyDrive.
Dropbox is extremely popular and extremely useful for synchronizing your information between computers, but sometimes some data such as browser profiles are hard to sync. Dropbox Folder Sync is an app which allows you to set up such sync links easily and without moving anything from Windows Explorer.
Which note-taking tool stands above the rest? We pit Google's upstart software against the heavyweights from Microsoft and Evernote.
The world's most powerful online productivity suites duke it out for dominance. Which tools are best for your small business?
SugarSync recently rolled out a new-look interface with fancy new features. Is it enough to push the power-user's preferred cloud storage service over the top?
Forgotten downloads and temporary files can add up fast, consuming drive space and compromising your privacy. It's time to think beyond the Recycle Bin with a new echelon of waste management utilities.
SortMyBox requires a great deal of trust in those with whom you share your folders, and it's useful only if you place all incoming files in its SortMyBox folder. If your team is good at following rules, though, it this service could make your DropBox folders easier to navigate.
FTP may sound old-fashioned, but it's still useful. Steed brings FTP interfaces into the current decade with an easy-to-use, clean design, and cloud storage integration.
Looking to move your infrastructure to the cloud? Here's a close look at the four big players to consider.