Dropbox offers an online backup service that allows you to save up to 2GB worth of files for free. After installing it you can save your files to your iPad, iPhone and other computers. It provides many features such as automatic and scheduled backups, mobile access and file versioning.
ZipCloud covers all the basics such as automated backups, plus a simple easy to use interface and an online control panel. You can share file and folders with other people by granting them access through social networks and email. Their 14 day trial allows you to use most of their features as well as 15MB worth of free space.
Dropbox basically has it all from scheduled backups, to mobile access, file sharing and just about anything else you expect from a good online storage provider. A great advantage is that it can allow the formation of subaccounts in a single Dropbox account. Also you can have unlimited archiving for an additional $39/year. Their plans provide a maximum storage space of 100GB for $199/year.
ZipClouds user friendly system is compatible with a lot devices such as PC, Mac, iPad and Android. It doesnt have any mobile apps but files can be easily accessed using a web browser. Other features include a user friendly interface, multiple syncing and automated backups. All plans offer 500GB of space. For $71/ year or $118/ 2 years, you can already enjoy all their features.
Dropbox uses 128-bit, AES 256-bit encryptions to make sure that files are safely transferred through the internet. Data is stored in the Amazon S3 server and has redundant storage.
ZipCloud also uses 256-bit AES encryption to transfer their files. They also store their data in the Amazon S3 server.
Dropbox offers email services for any technical or billing questions from their customers. But they dont have live phone or chat services.
ZipCloud provides online technical support through email, online tutorials and FAQs. But they also do not offer any live phonen or chat services.
Dropbox definitely has more features and payment options. Plus their unlimited archiving and multiple subaccounts can be very useful to many professional and businesses. However they are also pricier. Considering that they offer only 100GB max, this space might not be adequate for some people.
ZipCloud on the other hand may not have some features Dropbox has but it certainly is more affordable. And with unlimited space they give it also is certainly more spacious. Considering they have the important features such as automated backups, file sharing and syncing, Id day ZipCloud definitely is the better deal.
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