Have you ever calculated how much productivity was lost on time spent deciding which files to delete and which to keep because your computer’s hard disk ran out of space? With Dropbox’s new plan, you’ll never have to worry about running out of hard drive space again.
In 2012, cloud storage firm Dropbox was hacked with over two-thirds of its users’ details dumped all over the internet. While the company initially thought a collection of email addresses was the only thing stolen, it was wrong — passwords had been compromised as well.
As various aspects of our lives move into the cloud — from photos to what’s in our refrigerator — there’s an ever-increasing number of vendors to choose from. Founded in 2007, Dropbox was one of the earliest companies to popularize the term ‘cloud storage’ and since then they’ve mostly focused on perfecting that business model.