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Backing up files to the cloud

Backing up files to the cloud

Author: kevin jostes

Cloud storage is a system where you can store files on a remote server away from your computer. Cloud services are run by companies who essentially rent space to store your files.

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  • Can access files from anywhere with internet access
  • Plenty of applications and other ways of access
  • Security breaches have happened to services in the past
  • Need internet access
  • Uploading files can slow down bandwidth


  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • MediaFire
  • MediaMax

To backup files with Google Drive

  1. Go to
  2. Log in with an existing Google account or create a new account
  3. Click the blue New button
  4. From here you can select File Upload and upload a new file to the drive Or select Folder Upload to upload a folder of files