OpenDrive

OpenDrive is another great option for those looking for free online backup and sync.  They offer a whopping 5 GB for free (vs. 2 GB from DropBox).

Works with: Windows, Mac, iOS

Pricing: 5 GB free, $50/year for 100 GB, $150/year for 500 GB.  Even their Pro plan is affordable at $250/year for 1 TB of storage (1,000 GB).  See below for a full list of features available from each pricing plan.

We will have a full review posted shortly.  in the meantime here is general information from the Company’s website:

Full pricing/plan information:

All accounts receive:

Website Access

Access your data from anywhere from any connection. Upload new files or manage your existing ones, manage folders, create and edit documents in with our online office suite all without installing any software.
OpenDrive Drive

Store files by drag and drop, automatic backup of your computer, open and edit files, sync across multiple users and computers, share and collaborate on files with others by using Drive application on your computer. more
API

An application programming interface for your websites and applications to use OpenDrive online file storage as an open platform. more
Basic Home Office Pro
Free $5/Month $50/Year $15/Month $150/Year $25/Month $250/Year
 5 GB Storage  100 GB Storage  500 GB Storage  1 TB Storage
 100 MB Max File Size  1 GB Max File Size  3 GB Max File Size  5 GB Max File Size
 1 GB/Day Bandwidth  25 GB/Day Bandwidth  100 GB/Day Bandwidth  250 GB/Day Bandwidth
 1 User Access (Included)  3 Users Access (Included)  5 Users Access (Included)  7 Users Access (Included)
 200 kb/s Speed  Unlimited Speed  Custom branding  Custom branding
 Limited Direct Linking  Unlimited Direct Linking  Unlimited Speed  Unlimited Speed
 Unlimited Computers Access  Unlimited Computers Access  Unlimited Direct Linking  Unlimited Direct Linking
 Watermark  SSL Security  Unlimited Computers Access  Unlimited Computers Access
 Auto Syncing  SSL Security  SSL Security
 Back Up  Auto Syncing  Auto Syncing
 Free DMCA protection  Back Up  Back Up
 File Versioning  File Versioning
 Free DMCA protection  Online Support
 Free DMCA protection

About the company:

OpenDrive, a Palo Alto, California Corporation, provides an online software as a service that helps individuals and businesses store and collaborate on files easily, securely, and professionally.

The current version of OpenDrive was launched in 2008 to provide individuals with a simple solution to backup and share their digital media. Since the company’s creation, OpenDrive has grown to service over 1 million daily users and is trusted by over 20,000 businesses across the globe.

The company openly embraces cloud based technology, offering multiple platform applications to provide easy backup and data syncing to the cloud. OpenDrive matches innovation with simplicity by creating one of the easiest to use desktop application as well as a simple, yet powerful, website. In late 2010 OpenDrive moved the base of its operations to an N+1, maximum-security data center in the heart of Silicon Valley. OpenDrive was created and backed by Luka & Bramer group a.s., and some of the most knowledgeable angel investors in the USA and Europe.

The OpenDrive service has won numerous awards, including TopTenReview’s Silver Award in 2009, 2010 and was named TopTenReview’s highest ranking, The Excellence Award in 2011. OpenDrive has also been named Brothersoft Editor’s Choice and Soft82’s prestigious 5 star award.

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