I don't like to leave these cloud services running all the time. with dropbox finding the exit via the tray is in a submenu. with onedrive exit's the first tray popup entry. it's the little things.
MS SkyDrive (client), together with the SkyDrive cloud service, is great. Several great features are Automatic sync and resync, Remote file access. Some minor improvements could be "Automatic spliting into predefined-size files", "Filter by filename to sync", "Configuration for web access URL". MS SkyDrive is better for me when compared with other alternatives.
Microsoft, have (with security Essentials)a wonderful tool to use in cloud storage. Better than Dropbox or Google Drive, the giant of Redmond is finally on top.
I upgraded SkyDrive and received a BONUS of up to 25 GB! (vs. the standard previously available 7GB!)
I had previously tested and used SkyDrive prior to upgrading (but not Office 365; at least not yet, anyway) and I really like it a lot, as well. And I especially liked it when I checked the site today; right after your posts in here, btw - thx! And was offered a "free user" upgrade from 7GB to 25GB supposedly "for loyal users" in the "Manage storage" section of the SkyDrive site.
I have the Google Drive the service too and so far so good. I downloaded a few things to test it out and then just last night I uploaded my entire Windows 7 'documents' folder (where I keep just about everything). The only somewhat 'negative' thing I can think of; regarding the other Google Drive software; is that it took a really LONG time to upload all the .docs - but there were a lot of them so no complaints, really. Also, another minor issue is that it seemed to be much easier to access it after uploading; from the Chrome Browser (as opposed to others that I like to use) but no biggie.
I think MS finally got it right on this one. No longer are they the left out kid that everybody is laughing about - they actually produces something that outshines the market leader. Unlike Dropbox, they offer 7 gigs of storage (compared to 2 GB), AND they even trumped Google Disk Drive (which came out a day later and "only" offered 5 gigs.
SkyDrive is just as easy to use as DropBox, but it also offers the advantage to access ALL you files on your PC, even if they are not in your SkyDrive folder.
Personally, I am not an immediate fan of this feature and I turned it off, but I can see where this would add quite a bit of value to the service. Combine this with the largest amount of free storage in the market and you got yourself a winner :-)
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