10 Best Online Backup Comparison for 2017

The best way to choose an online backup service is by comparing all the key features to find the service that best suits your needs. Many services now offer much more than just online backup, such as the ability to sync multiple computers and devices, smartphone apps, and streaming. Pricing can also differ amongst all the online backup services. While many offer unlimited backup, some others offer a tiered pricing scheme so you can start off with less storage and increase your plan as your storage needs increase. The prices listed are adjusted for 1 year subscription plans.

We have compared the top 10 best online backup services to make your decision easier and help you choose the best. We have also provided links to the vendor's websites for your convenience.

Best Online Backup Service - MyPCBackup Featured Online Backup Service - SugarSync

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  MyPCBackup JustCloud ZipCloud Carbonite Mozy SugarSync SOS Livedrive SafeSync ElephantDrive
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Cost $7.95 / mo $7.95 / mo $7.95 / mo $4.92 / mo $5.49 / mo $8.33 / mo $6.66 / mo $6.66 / mo $7.50 / mo $9.95 / mo
Overall Rating
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Price
Features
Ease of Use
Speed
Security
Customer
Support
minusPricing Plans (all prices are based on 1 year subscription plans)
UNLIMITED $9.95 / mo $9.95 / mo $9.95 / mo $4.92 / mo       $6.66 / mo    
250 GB $7.95 / mo $7.95 / mo $7.95 / mo     $20.83 / mo $16.66 / mo     $19.95 / mo
150 GB             $8.33 / mo      
125 GB         $9.16 / mo          
100 GB           $12.50 / mo     $12.50 / mo $9.95 / mo
75 GB $6.95 / mo $6.95 / mo $6.95 / mo              
60 GB           $8.33 / mo        
50 GB         $5.49 / mo   $6.66 / mo   $7.50 / mo  
30 GB           $4.17 / mo        
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Automatic Backup Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Incremental Backup Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Scheduled Backup Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Multiple Device
Sync
Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Not Supported Not Supported Supported Supported
Remote Access
/ Manager
Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
File Versioning Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
File Sharing /
Streaming
Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
minusSecurity
File Encryption Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Secure Transfer Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Password Protection Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Multiple /
Redundant Sites
Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
minusMobile / Smartphone
Mobile Access Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Mobile Sync Supported Supported Supported Not Supported Supported Supported Not Supported Not Supported Supported Not Supported
iPhone App Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Android App Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Blackberry App Supported Supported Supported Supported Not Supported Supported Not Supported Supported Not Supported Not Supported
minusOS Support
Windows 7 Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Windows Vista Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Windows XP Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Mac OS X Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
minusCustomer Support
Phone Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported Supported Not Supported $99.99 / yr Supported Not Supported $29.95 / yr Not Supported
Email Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Live Chat Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Not Supported Supported Not Supported
Tutorials Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Knowledge
Base / Forum
Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
 
 
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