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Google Drive Cloud Storage | Part 4 – Management of Google Drives and Team Drives
Introduction | Welcome to the 4th part of the series: Google Drive Cloud Storage | Part 4 - Management of Google Drives and Team Drives. I shall be discussing applications to help you derive maximum benefits and efficiently use your Google Drives and Team Drives. Software for Management of Google Drives and Team Drives Mobile Applications 1. MixPlorer I personally consider Mixplorer as the best application for the Management of Google Drives and Team Drives on mobile devices. Follow this link to download MixPlorer app. It has the following features: Ability to lock the app and prevent un-authorized access to the contents of your Google Drive. It offers both key pattern, fingerprint, and unique pin authorization features.Support for listing and managing of Google Team Drives.Support for numerous cloud storage services- Google Drive, MEGA, DropBox, Box, MediaFire, Microsoft OneDrive, Yandex, 4Shared, Baidu, HiDrive, Cloud, and many others. In fact you can go as far as creating custom drives to add.Support for various add-ons to extend the features and functionalities such as packing and unpacking of compressed…
Google Drive Cloud Storage | Part 3 – What is Google Suite?
Introduction | Welcome to the third part of these series: Google Drive Cloud Storage | Part 3 - What is Google Suite? Google suite is a sort of hybrid of the regular free Google Drive. It is mainly for businesses and educational institutions. It offers all features found in regular Google Drive and much much more. Google Suite for Education is designed for students and educators. Many businesses and educational institutions make use of the Google Suite Enterprise, which offers unlimited Google Drive Storage space in addition to other perks. What is Google Suite? Google Suite was first launched by Google as 2006. It comprises of collaboration and productivity apps for business such as Gmail (Business email), Google Drive (for cloud storage), Hangouts, Calendar, Google Sheets, Docs, Forms (for building professional surveys), Slides, Security, Chat (for team messaging), Sites (websites builder), Cloud search (for searching within and outside of G Suite), administrative controls, and much more. Google offers a 14 days free trial for Google Suite and subsequently, it is priced at 6 USD per…
Google Drive Cloud Storage | Part 2 – Regular Google Drive
Welcome to part 2 of these series: Google Drive Cloud Storage | Part 2 - Regular Google Drive. In this part, we shall talk about the regular Google drive storage. Introduction | Google offers a free tier of its cloud drive storage for free. Each client who signs up for a Gmail account is eligible for 15GB of Google Drive storage space. This is a very good offer. Most competitors don't offer this much. This storage space is shared by your Google Drive, Google Photos, and Gmail. If you want more than the free 15GB, you will have to upgrade to a Google One account, which comes with extra storage space and additional features. Google One offers 100GB, 200GB, and 2TB storage spaces at 1.99 dollars/month, 2.99 dollars per month, and 9.99 dollars/month, respectively, for each of the storage capacities. Business owners requiring more storage space can opt for Drive Enterprise, offering more features and pay-as-you-use at 8 dollars/user/month plus 1 dollar/25GB. Now let's dive into Google Drive Cloud Storage | Part 2 - Regular…
Google Drive Cloud Storage | Part 1 – General Introduction
Introduction | We shall be discussing Google Drive Cloud Storage. The world as we used to know it, is fast changing. This isn't unrelated to the exponential growth of education and by extension, technology. This growth ushered in a new era wherein there is an increasing need to store the ever-increasing amount of data being generated each minute. To further support this need, the changes experienced in internet connectivity capabilities also helped to push this need. The world has moved away from the traditional on-premise method of storage of hard copies of files backups to the more robust off-site digital storage, allowing for more security, seamless access, collaboration, retrieval, and modifications of data on-the-go, across all manners of divides. This off-site storage of data is what is commonly referred to as Cloud Storage. The focus of this post is on one of the popular providers of cloud storage services- Google. Google Drive Cloud Storage Difference Between On-Premise Storage and Off-site Cloud Storage On-premise storage is the one most people are familiar with. We all have…