Cloud drive is Amazon’s online storage service. You can store your data on cloud drive in a way that you can recover them from any device, from anywhere. It is a time cloud computing is gaining in popularity. Before Amazon, Microsoft, and Google have been in cloud computing for a long time. Apple is about to get into cloud computing with its much-awaited iCloud this fall. Amazon unveiled its cloud drive and cloud player in March this year. Here, in this article, five incredible advantages of storing files on Amazon cloud drive are explained.
1. Unlimited, secure access from any computer
Cloud computing is a technology where you can store all your computer data on servers of service providers. Any kinds of data like, documents, images, audio, and video can thus be saved on cloud servers via Internet. Once stored, you can access the cloud stored data from any device with Internet connectivity from any parts of the world. All cloud computing services including Amazon cloud drive have the same functionality. You can obtain the data stored on Amazon cloud drive anytime you want them.
2. 5GB of FREE online storage
Amazon provides 5GB of free space for its cloud drive users. That is, for the first 5GB, you need not pay Amazon for the storage service. But for advanced memory usage, you will be requested for payments. Amazon cloud drive’s pricing goes like that you will have to pay about a dollar for every one GB after the limited 5GB.
3. Unlimited space for Amazon MP3 files
Though cloud drive offers only 5GB space for free of cost, an Amazon music store user will get more space. For the Amazon MP3 files you store on the cloud drive, there is no limit, indeed. You can exceed the 5GB mark if you have more files downloaded from Amazon’s music store. This feature might have been introduced to boost the sales of music files from Amazon music store.
4. Never worry about losing your files again
If you store all your documents and music files on your desktop or smartphone, chances are high that you will lose them because of many reasons. If your system is lost or gets affected by a virus, you may lose the entire data in your hard disk. But if you store files on cloud services like Amazon cloud drive, all your data will be secure. You can retrieve them whenever you want them back.
5. Additional storage plans from 20GB to 1000GB
As mentioned above, Amazon does not charge a user for up to 5GB of storage space. In the meantime, for high-end users of the cloud service, Amazon has many advanced plans. You can purchase plans of storage spaces from 20GB to 1000GB (1TB) on Amazon cloud drive. For 1000GB a year, you are requested to pay $1000, meaning that an extra 1GB charges you $1 after the limited 5GB.