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Both Bitcasa Drive and are shutting down in May. These aren’t the first cloud storage services to shut down and leave their users hanging, and they likely won’t be the last. If you’re wondering where you should put your data after they’ve closed, you’ll be happy to know that there are many suitable alternatives to these services.

Free Cloud Storage

Free cloud storage is all the rage. If you want to upload a school or work document, or share a simple family photo album, there’s no need to spend money on an expensive paid service. Most people don’t need terabytes of storage to sync and share files. Many cloud services can fit your needs, with a cost of zero. is one of the newer entries in the cloud storage market, with the Canadian-based service only emerging from their public beta in August of 2015.

The company was started by the co-founders of the web hosting company Netfirms, as a way to create a cloud storage platform that was more secure than the other options available. Since then, they’ve been making big promises about being the more secure alternative to Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive.