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Pros of CrashPlan
Pros of Dropbox
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    • 434
      Easy to work with
    • 256
    • 216
    • 176
      Shared file hosting
    • 167
      'just works'
    • 100
      No brainer
    • 79
      Integration with external services
    • 76
    • 49
      Good api
    • 38
      Least cost (free) for the basic needs case
    • 11
      It just works
    • 8
    • 7
      Accessible from all of my devices
    • 5
      Command Line client
    • 4
      Can even be used by your grandma
    • 4
      Synchronizing laptop and desktop - work anywhere
    • 3
      Sync API
    • 3
    • 3
      Cross platform app
    • 3
      Mac app
    • 2
      Delta synchronization
    • 2
      Beautiful UI
    • 2
      Everybody needs to share and synchronize files reliably
    • 2
      Ability to pay monthly without losing your files
    • 2
      Extended version history
    • 2
      Backups, local and cloud
    • 1
      Easy/no setup
    • 1
      Easy to work with
    • 1
      So easy
    • 1
      YC Company
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      The more the merrier
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      Official Linux app
    • 1
      For when client needs file without opening firewall
    • 1
      Everybody needs to share and synchronize files reliabl
    • 1
      Easy to use
    • 1
      What a beautiful app
    • 0
      The more the merrier

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    Cons of CrashPlan
    Cons of Dropbox
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      • 3
        Personal vs company account is confusing
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        Replication kills CPU and battery

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      What is CrashPlan?

      It runs continually in the background of a device, providing constant backup of new files. Any time a new file is created or an existing file is changed, the product adds the file to a "to do" list.

      What is Dropbox?

      Harness the power of Dropbox. Connect to an account, upload, download, search, and more.

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      What are some alternatives to CrashPlan and Dropbox?
      Google Drive
      Keep photos, stories, designs, drawings, recordings, videos, and more. Your first 15 GB of storage are free with a Google Account. Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer.
      Amazon Glacier
      In order to keep costs low, Amazon Glacier is optimized for data that is infrequently accessed and for which retrieval times of several hours are suitable. With Amazon Glacier, customers can reliably store large or small amounts of data for as little as $0.01 per gigabyte per month, a significant savings compared to on-premises solutions.
      OneDrive is a free, personal email service from Microsoft. Keep your inbox clutter-free with powerful organizational tools, and collaborate easily with OneDrive and Office Online integration.
      AWS Key Management Service
      AWS Key Management Service (KMS) is a managed service that makes it easy for you to create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt your data, and uses Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) to protect the security of your keys. AWS Key Management Service is integrated with other AWS services including Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, and Amazon Redshift. AWS Key Management Service is also integrated with AWS CloudTrail to provide you with logs of all key usage to help meet your regulatory and compliance needs.
      Azure Key Vault
      Secure key management is essential to protect data in the cloud. Use Azure Key Vault to encrypt keys and small secrets like passwords that use keys stored in hardware security modules (HSMs). For more assurance, import or generate keys in HSMs, and Microsoft processes your keys in FIPS 140-2 Level 2 validated HSMs (hardware and firmware). With Key Vault, Microsoft doesn’t see or extract your keys. Monitor and audit your key use with Azure logging—pipe logs into Azure HDInsight or your security information and event management (SIEM) solution for more analysis and threat detection.
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