SpiderOak vs Dropbox Comparison Chart

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Pavel Sedach

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Good for 1 user, Dropbox personal is not that good for business

2017-04-27

Pros

I use Dropbox to back up my educational data for my business. Also to back up any applications/.exe files I downloaded. Pricing is simple, you pay about 100$/year for 1 terabyte. You pick the location of the folder. Most SSDs are limited to 1 terabyte max capacity and my music library, audiobooks, application files, documents and taxes all take up 360 gigabytes. That means it's plenty for personal use. I use a tablet to teach classes - I can selectively sync only the dropbox folders that contain my business documents so my presentations are always available to present. Combined with a manual monthly backup, dropbox is great. It has versioning history so if a file gets corrupted you can restore to an earlier copy. Dropbox works on Linux, Mac and Windows. Love the Linux support.

Cons

But, since then, I've tried Spideroak and Google drive and dropbox is better than both.

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Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

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7/10
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