Articles & Guides Offers Free 5 GB Online Backup Accounts

Cliff Boodoosingh on October 14, 2008
Online file storage and sharing site offers free online backup accounts up to 5 GB in size

Dayton, OH (PRWEB) October 14, 2008 -- is a web based file storage and sharing site that permits files to be uploaded and then shared by select groups, kept private, or made available to the public.

"We are so excited to be able to offer our complete online file sharing ( and storage platform to everyone for free. is different from other file sharing and data backup sites because it also allows users to share their data privately with family and friends," says John DeRegnaucourt, President of MyOtherDrive ( has a unique platform that is Java based, not .exe based like other file and photo sharing software programs. The online backup solution allows users to store their data and have access to their data from any computer with internet access.

Files and photos can be uploaded, stored and shared at discretion. The free account allows groups to be added to an account, such as family, friends or co-workers. The account holder then decides which members will have access to which files. All types of files may be stored including office documents, photos and even movie files.

"Disasters can strike at any time and in many forms. protects our customers from hard drive crashes, lost or stolen laptops, natural disasters, power surges and accidental deletes. It can even make transferring important files and pictures easier when you have to buy a new computer and want to have access to your old files. I am so confident that when computer users experience our ease of use by trying 5 GBs of free online backup ( storage they'll want to make all of their important files and photos safe. If more than 5GB of storage is needed, affordable upgrades are available," adds DeRegnaucourt. has an advantage over saving files on a USB drive simply because the zip drive can be lost or stolen and doesn't allow for easy file sharing. The same would apply to tape drives, which are slow and do not have the capacity to store large amounts of data in a single location. If a file is to be restored, the tape is often difficult and time consuming to locate. Tape drives do not provide access to your files while traveling and they do not allow online photo sharing (

"When you buy a new computer, a task that is often dreaded and difficult to do is to transfer important files from the old computer. makes it easy by allowing the entire folder structure, including sub folders, to be uploaded. Users simply log into their account from their new computer and download all of their folders again. The entire "Drive C" can be stored online with an upgraded account of up to 400 GB of storage space," said DeRegnaucourt.

About ( is a leading file sharing and backup storage solutions provider offering online file storage, back up capabilities, and public file sharing to its customers.

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