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Cloud computing is all the rage right now with businesses, and it's not hard to understand why. Some of the benefits include the ability to devote less space to in-house servers and giving employees more flexibility in where they can work. Cloud storage services are available for both companies and personal use, and we wanted to highlight some of the best options that are out there right now.

Dropbox: They've been around for a few years now, so you've probably heard of them, but you may not have looked very closely at the valuable service this company offers both businesses and consumers. Individuals can sign up for a free account that offers 2 gigabytes (GB) of cloud storage, which can be increased by 500 megabytes (MB) if you refer someone to the service (you can add up to 16 extra GB in this manner). Starting at $9.99 month, Dropbox offers accounts with 100, 200 and 500 GB or storage space. For business and enterprise clients, they have even more options and the ability to add multiple users to one account. Dropbox also allows you to create a folder that, when placed on your phone, tablet and notebook, will sync across all devices when you make changes to its contents.

MediaFire: You can get a free account starting at 10GB, with paid accounts starting at 100 GB and going up to 500 GB. Like Dropbox, they offer mobile and desktop applications that make it simple to access your data from anywhere. They too offer business services, with storage limits all the way up to 100 terabytes (TB).

PortableOne can set you up with a customized laptop, including the Apple Macbook Pro and Macbook Air lines, which will be made even more useful by taking advantage of these cloud storage services.

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