• at October 05, 2018

    Hello everyone. I was wondering if anyone could tell me about some of the advantages of using online data storage and services.

    I was speaking to someone and they mentioned how cloud storage is the way to go. They mentioned that remote storage rather than local storage has advantages.

    Unfortunately, I did not get deeper into the conversation, but it did make me think. I’d appreciate your thoughts. Thanks very much.

  • at October 05, 2018

    I have to say that I agree. There are probably way more advantages than disadvantages, otherwise people won’t be using it.

    You know, when you store your data online, you lessen the burden on your hard drive. You save space and your computer will probably work better in the long run. Sometimes, with your hard drive being cluttered, it could slow down your machine.

    Worldwide access is probably one of the best reasons. No matter where you are in the world, you can access the data. You do not have to carry any storage devices.

    We recommend CASNET. We use their services and I would recommend that you speak with them to learn more. You will gain a better understanding once you speak with them.

  • at October 05, 2018

    Thanks for that info. Yes, I probably will contact them or someone. I can see how the things you mentioned can make a difference.

  • at October 05, 2018

    Data can be kept safer and more accessible. Your hard disk drive can crash anytime. If this happens, it is a huge problem. You can keep it online to prevent such hazards.

    As you know, security is always an issue. Most of these online sites provide much better security, so there is less to worry about. I’m willing to wager that even a free site could provide much better security.

  • at October 05, 2018

    Yes, I know security is a big thing. I had no idea that it was more secure. Well, that is a big bonus.

  • at October 05, 2018

    Now, you can share data easily and much faster. You can share this data in a more secure manner.

  • at October 05, 2018

    In keeping with safety and security, online data storage sites allow for quick recovery of your folders and files. Scheduling automatic backup is a cinch.

    Many online sites charge only a small fee for enough storage space. It will still cost you to manually do routine backups. You need external backup devices. Online services can reduce these costs and also save time.

  • at October 05, 2018

    Collaboration is another advantage when you use these online services. Many people can access a file or document. They can now collaborate on this document and edit it, so this is really ideal. You never need to worry about tracking the latest version. You also don’t have to worry about who made changes.

  • at October 05, 2018

    Yes, yes, I am beginning to see things clearly now. Those are all pretty powerful features. Actually, so are some of the other things mentioned.

  • at October 05, 2018

    There’s a lot more, trust me. Syncing allows all your files to be updated across the various devices. A lot of automation is involved as well. This makes your life easier and more organized.

  • at October 05, 2018

    Excellent stuff. Thanks everyone. I understand a lot more now.