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Online Backup Companies Box.net Review

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$9.99/Month

What We Like:

  • 24/7 phone support
  • File sharing, mobile app access, sync desktop files, administrator console
  • Max file size 1GB, scheduler, versioning, browse online files
  • 60,000 business customers
  • SSL encryption to geo-redundant storage
Review by David Blane
Created: January 14, 2011 / Updated: April 24, 2013
 
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    How easy was the software to configure and run your first backup?
  • Features
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  • Space / Price
    How much space do you get for your money?
  • Customer Support
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  • Security
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Company Overview

Lowest Price
$9.99/Month
Storage Space
25GB
Free Trial
Yes
Free Plan
2GB
Single Computer Plans
Yes
Multi Computer Plans
Yes
Business Plans
Yes
Enterprise Plans
Yes
Year Established
2005
Price
$9.99/Month

Supported Operating Systems

Supported Platforms
Windows
Yes
Mac OSX
Yes
Linux
No
Windows Server
No

Backup Features

Max File Size
1GB
Scheduler
Yes
Versioning / Snapshot
Yes
Browse Files Online
Yes
Incremental Backup
No
Bandwidth Throttle
No
Idle Backup
No
Resumes After Interruption
No

Support Options

Email/Online Ticket Support
Yes
Phone Support
Yes
Live Chat
No
Blog
Yes
Knowledgebase
Yes
FAQs
Yes
Tutorials
No
Video Tutorials
No

Web/Mobile/Remote Access

Web Access
Yes
Mobile Phone Access
Yes
FTP Access
No
Can Set Permissions
Yes

File Restore Options

Restore from Software
No
Restore from Website
Yes
Restore to Hard Drive and Ship
No

Security

SSL Secure Transfer
Yes
Data Encryption
Yes
Geo-Redundant Storage
Yes
User Generated Encryption Key
No

Company Highlights:

Cloud storage, online backup and syncing. Box.net appeals mostly to businesses that are using a cloud network to share, update and manage files with multiple users. Price per GB is a little higher, but Box.net specializes in multiple users and management solutions.

About Box.net:

Box.net’s goal is to bring easy cloud computing to everyone with the same high quality technology and service a big corporation can get. They have partnered with many different companies to make the service easily accessible to all individuals and to reach out into the world with many arms.

Box.net Facts:

  • Founded in 2005 by Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith
  • Located in Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • Provides service to over 4 Million people including fortune 1000 companies
  • Over 115 employees
  • 60,000 business clients

Box.net Features & Plans:

  • Personal Plan - Starts at $9.99/month for 25GB
  • Business Plan - Starts at $15 per user a month for 500GB
  • Enterprise Plan - Have to call for estimate. Unlimited users and storage.

Box.net Technical Features:

File sharing, mobile app access, password protected sharing, download stats, sync desktop files, administrator console, version history, google apps integration, encrypted storage and transfer, custom branding, role-based access control.

Box.net Backup Support:

  • Phone Support: Yes 24/7
  • Email Support: No
  • Ticket System: Yes
  • Live Support Chat: No
  • FAQ & Knowledge base: Yes
  • Video Tutorials: No
  • Twitter: Yes
  • Blog: Yes

 

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