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Windows 7: Using 'The Cloud'


16 Jan 2012   #1

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Using 'The Cloud'

Is it feasible to use more than one cloud system? I was using Sugarsynch but I found it very slow but I used it as it gave me 5GB. I'm now using Dropbox, to backup my mail (eM Client) but I only get 2GB. At this stage I''m still evaluating which one to go for but the question is, will they clash if they are both trying to upload at the same time. or will one take precedence?
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16 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

According to this article you can use more than one cloud location at the same time.

4 Ways to Manage Multiple Cloud Services From One Place

Top 5 Free Cloud Storage Options
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16 Jan 2012   #3

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

you can use as many as you like!

but if they are both trying to upload/download at the same time, speed will suffer.

i've used both dropbox and sugarsync (and spideroak too) on the same machine with no problems.

i mainly use these products to sync important university files between my desktop and netbook so i don't need to faff about using usb drives and remembering to update files between machines. although sugarsync is more flexible (you can choose any folders you like to sync), i ended up using dropbox more and more, due to its 'LAN sync' feature which uses the LAN rather than the internet to transfer files, which speeds things up a lot. i've also managed to get 13 gigs of free space which is useful.
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16 Jan 2012   #4

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OK guys, Thank you both!
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