Amazon Upgrades Its Cloud Drive With A New Feature
02 Apr. 2013 Enterprise Tech News
Amazon has now upgraded its cloud storage with a new feature, file syncing, one which is available with Google Drive and Dropbox.
Cloud Drive, the cloud storage product of Amazon, which has competitors such as Google Drive and Dropbox seems to be playing catch-up with them. The cloud storage for Amazon now has file syncing feature available, which will allow users to view updated files across several devices.
Cloud Drive is a desktop application for Windows and Mac. It is also available for uploading photos through a version developed for Android devices. Amazon has also developed a web-based upload panel, which does not require the user to download the desktop application.
Online storage application is fast becoming a competitive market segment. The Cloud Drive of Amazon is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. It is also compatible with the Mac OS X versions from 10.6 to 10.8. Amazon’s cloud storage application offers free storage space of 5GB and also provides additional storage space of 1,000GB through an annual subscription of US $500.
The Cloud Drive is also incorporated on the Kindle Fire (Amazon’s tablet) and photos uploaded to the Cloud Drive appear automatically in its library. Photos can also be uploaded to the Cloud Drive application through any Android device, which get automatically synced with the Cloud Drive folder on your desktop application.