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Storage 101: Secure, Accessible Options at Home and in the Cloud

A breakdown of storage types and how to make them work for you.

Verizon's next cloud services emphasize performance, granular billing

Verizon adds to its cloud services with a new option called Verizon Cloud Compute, as well as a new storage-as-a-service, called Verizon Cloud Storage.

WD My Cloud review: A better, more secure alternative to cloud storage

Who needs Dropbox when you can get 2TB of web-accessible storage this cheap?

Western Digital's 'My Cloud' drive transforms your PC into a personal Dropbox

WD has done connected hard drives before, but My Cloud is all about simplicity.

4 ways to disaster-proof your data backups

Protect the lifeblood of your business with at least one—and ideally, two—of these proven techniques.

SkyDrive expands OCR scanning, talks up data-saving 'smart files'

SkyDrive can now turn your pictures into words and soon, it'll save a lot of space on your hard drive, too.

What to do when your free cloud storage fills up

Giving away scads of free cloud storage is all the rage these days, but when you've hit your limit, your options are few, and the answers from cloud services, murky.

Hands-on with RealPlayer Cloud, the latest attempt at easy video sharing

RealNetworks jumps into the personal video sharing space. Yes, that RealNetworks.

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How to get an extra 10GB of Google Drive space for free

If you don't already own one, beg, borrow, or steal an Android or iOS device to score the extra storage for your cloud drive.

Free vs. paid: when should your small business shell out for a hosted service?

From cloud storage to conference calls, many small business services can be had for free, but sometimes a paid plan makes more sense.