"DropBox for Dummies"

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  • But storing all your data on Dropbox gets expensive. And why would you want to sync all your data across all your devices? What's needed is a destination/place to MOVE the data you're done with to.
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"DropBox for Dummies"

  1. 1. Russ Pierson
  2. 2. What is the cloud? What are the advantages and disadvantages of cloud storage? How do I get me some nifty cloud storage for free or for cheap? Case Study: DropBox
  3. 3. http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/video/cloud--16646449
  4. 4. Advantages “Anywhere” access Less requirements on your computer/gadget Serves as a backup (maybe with “versioning”) Easy sharing Disadvantages Requires internet access May result in higher prices for mobile data plan Sharing isn’t always a good thing Proliferation of files
  5. 5. Cloud “drive-based” services DropBox Google Drive SkyDrive Others: Box, Cubby, SugarSync Other Cloud Services iCloud Amazon Cloud Drive Evernote
  6. 6. PrimaDesk, Otixo, StorageMadeEasy
  7. 7. CloudMagic
  8. 8. Russ Pierson

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