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Hi experts

The company i work for is looking at cloud storage. We have a few different employees that need access to several different docs (word format, spreadsheets etc), I've looked into it myself but there seem to be so many out there its difficult to know whether its something we should pay for or are there good free alternatives. Any advice would be beneficial?

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by:emlynrg
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A colleague suggested ownCloud, which i'm looking into.
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by:Haresh Nikumbh
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Google drive is giving 5 GB free storage, as you said they are going to keep only word and excel files on the share location then try out google drive

please refer below link for other cloud storage

http://techland.time.com/2012/04/27/how-to-choose-between-cloud-storage-services-like-google-drive-and-dropbox/
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by:emlynrg
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Hi takecoffee

The google drive idea makes sense, as i use google docs myself. My one issue was the fact that people have to be sent a link in order to view each document. We were hoping to have about 20 - 30 docs accessible to about 4 - 5 members of staff. They may be accessing them from various different computers. Do you still think Google docs will be sufficient?
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Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016 earned 500 total points
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Hi emlynrg,

Three ideas for you:

(1) Dropbox for Business:
https://www.dropbox.com/business

(2) Box Business or Box Enterprise:
https://www.box.com/business/
https://www.box.com/enterprise/

(3) Cubby (from the LogMeIn folks):
https://www.cubby.com/

Regards, Joe
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by:emlynrg
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Hi joe

thanks for that, i'll definitely check those out.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
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You're welcome! Good luck on the project. Regards, Joe
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by:jsdray
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Just an update in case anyone is looking...Get 20GB free via this referral from COPY!  https://copy.com?r=RGK1iZ
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