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FeatureAltDriveVisit SiteBackblazeVisit SiteBitcasaVisit SiteCarboniteVisit SiteCrashPlanVisit SiteDolly DriveVisit SiteDropboxVisit SiteIBackupVisit SiteIDriveVisit SiteLivedriveVisit SiteMozyVisit SiteMyPCBackupVisit SiteSOS Online BackupVisit SiteSpiderOakVisit SiteSugarSyncVisit SiteZoolzVisit Site
AltDriveBackblazeBitcasaCarboniteCrashPlanDolly DriveDropboxIBackupIDriveLivedriveMozyMyPCBackupSOS Online BackupSpiderOakSugarSyncZoolz
Free ?NoNoYes - 10GB FreeNoNoNoYes - 2GB With Referral Plan To Get MoreNoYes - 5GBNoYesNoNoYes - 2GB With Referral Plan To Get MoreYes - 5GB With Referral Plan To Get MoreNo
Trial ?Yes - 30 DaysYes - 15 DaysYes - Free Infinite For 1 Month.Yes - 15 DaysYesNo - 10 Day Of Purchase Will Receive A Full Refund.NoYes - 50GB For 15 DaysNoYes - 14 DaysNoYes - 14 DaysYesNoYes - 30 DaysYes - 14 Days
Windows ?YesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Mac ?YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Linux ?YesNoYes - BetaNoYesNoYesYes - Command Line Only.NoNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
Unix ?Yes - SolarisNoNoNoYes - OpenSolarisNoNoYes - Command Line Only.NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
File Sharing ?NoYes - With IOS App.YesYes - With Carbonite Sync.NoYes - Via Dolly Sync And Dolly SpaceYesYesYesYes - If You Purchase Briefcase.Yes - With Mozy StashYesYesYesYesNo
Locked Files ?YesNoNoYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYes
Size ?UnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited50GB, 100GB, 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB100GB, 200GB, 500GB10GB, 20GB, 50GB, 100GB, 200GB, 300GB1TBUnlimited50GB, 125GB Extra Storage Available.UnlimitedUnlimited100GB And Up5GB, 30GB, 60GB, 100GB, 250GB, 500GBUnlimited
Restore Options ?ClientClient, Web, USB Flash Drive, USB Hard DriveWeb, ClientClient, Web, USB HD (Prime Account Only)Client, Web, DVD, USB HDClient, Web, USB HD, CloneWebClient, WebClient, WebClient, WebClient, Web, DVD, USB HDClient, WebClient, WebClient, WebClient, WebClient, Web
External Drives ?Yes - As Of Version 1.41YesYesYes - Plus And Prime Plans Support External Hard Drives.YesYesNoYesYesYes - Limit Of 2TB External USB Drives.YesYes - Manually Needs To Be Added To Backup.YesYesNoYes
Local Backup ?NoNoNoYes - Plus And Prime Plans Support Local Backup.YesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYes
Network Drives ?NoNoNoNoNoNo - Optional NAS Dock StationNoYesYesYes - Extra Cost And Limit Of 2TB NAS Device.NoNoYesYesNoYes
Webaccess ?Yes - Only Account Info, No File Access.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Encryption ?Yes - 256 Bit Encryption AlgorithmYesYesYesYes - 448 BitYesYesYesYesYes - AES 256YesYesYesYesYesYes - 256 AES
Multiple Computers ?Yes - Home Premium Plan 3 ComputersNoYesNoYes - Family Plan Only.Yes - With Family PlansYesYesYesYes - 5 PC's With Pro Suite.YesYes And No - Multiple Computers For Sync. Can Upgrade To Backup Multiple Computers.Yes - 5 PC's Per Account.YesYesNo
Encryption Keys ?YesYesNoYes - Private Encryption Key On Windows Only.YesNoNoYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYes
Support Options ?Email, Chat, Trouble Tickets, Knowledgebase, Phone For Biz CustomersEmailWeb, EmailEmail, Chat, PhoneEmail, Phone, Live ChatEmail, Phone, Forum And Personal Dolly-on-One Training (free)WebEmail, Chat, PhoneEmail, Chat, PhoneEmail, Web ForumEmail, Live ChatEmail, PhoneEmail, ChatEmailEmail, ChatWeb, Email
File Size Limit ?NoNo - Can Be Set To Unlimited.No4GB - Larger Files Can Be Manually Selected.NoNoNo - Must Be Smaller Than Your Storage Limit.NoNoNo - But Could Not ConfirmUnlimitedYes - 3GB For Paid Accounts.NoNoNoNo
File Sync ?NoNoNoYes - With New Carbonite Sync.NoYesYesNoYes - With IDriveSync.Yes - With Briefcase And Pro Suite Plans.Yes - With Mozy Stash.Yes - 20GB Of Storage For Sync.NoYesYesNo
Bandwidth Throttling ?NoNoNoYesNoNoNo - User Adjustable.NoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNo
Backup Scheduling ?YesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes - Limited Scheduling Options.YesYesYesYes
Backup Continuously ?YesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
File Versioning ?Yes - 30 Days, Configurable For Biz30 Days Of RevisionsYes12 VersionsYes - User Defined SettingYesYesYesYesYes - 30 Versions.YesYes - Unlimited File Versions For 7 Days. Upgrades Are Available For 30 Or Unlimited DaysYesYesYesYes
File Archiving ?Yes - 30 Days30 DaysYes30 DaysUnlimitedYesYesYesYesYes - 30 DaysYesYes - 7 Days. Upgrades Are Available For 30 Or Unlimited DaysYesYesYesYes
iOS App ?NoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNo - Mobile Website Available.YesYesYesYes
Android App ?NoNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNo - Mobile Website Available.YesYesYesYes
Windows Mobile App ?NoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo - Mobile Website Available.NoNoYesNo
Blackberry App ?NoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNo - Mobile Website Available.NoYesYesNo
Nokia App ?NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo - Mobile Website Available.NoYesYesNo
Price Month ?$4.45$5.00$10.00NA$5.99$5.00$9.99$9.95NA$7.95$5.95$9.95NA$10.00$4.99NA
Price Year ?$44.50$50.00$99.00$59.99$59.99$42.00$99.00$99.50$59.50$79.95$65.89$71.40$59.99$100.00$49.99$36.00
Price Two Year ?$89.00$95.00Na$119.98$114.99$72.00NANANA$149.95$125.79$118.80$99.99NANA$60.00
Price Three Year ?$133.50NaNa$179.97$164.99NANANANA$199.95NANA$129.99NANANA
Promo Code ?Yes - 10% off. Use Promo Code ADBCBIG10NoNoYes - Personal Plans 20% Off! Yes - Save 10% on any one-year unlimited plan.Yes - save 15% use code switchtodd NoYes - Black Friday Special! Save 20% off any Mozy Online Backup subscription using promo code TURKEYNoNoYes - Black Friday Limited Time Offer: Save 30% on Your First Year of SugarSync!No