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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Why People Use Cloud Storage

cloudwhyWe have been running a ‘Why You Use Cloud Storage’ survey on Gladinet blog for several months. From the survey, we can get a glimpse into the solutions people are looking for when they use cloud storage. In the survey, there are 5 categories to choose from – Backup, Access, Sync, Integrate, Connect and Share. These 5 categories also represent what Gladinet Cloud software covers with its product suite – Gladinet Cloud Desktop, Gladinet Cloud Backup, Gladinet Cloud Server and Gladinet Cloud for Teams.

Backup & Access

From the 193 people that has contributed to the survey, Backup Local Files Off-site and Anywhere Access as a Drive are among the most common use cases. About 2 out of 3 people select the backup and the same percentage of people select access too.


About 1 in 2 people select Sync Folders on 2+ PCs. Most people have access to computers at home and at work. Even at home, people have multiple PCs among the family members. It is popular to share files and folders on these PCs.


About 1 in 3 people select the connect & share with multiple people. It is also a common use case to be able to share files and folders beyond the traditional email attachment kind of send and share.


Only 1 in 6 people select integrate with existing applications. So it looks like people are pretty complacent with the locally installed applications. As long as there is a way to backup the files produced by these applications and share the files, it is good.
Gladinet Cloud can serve all these use cases in one product. There are several demo videos on Gladinet homepage. Check it out!

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