June 12, 2010 - The Wall Street Journal and other major media sources claim in recent reports that additional players will emerge in the online <a href="http://www.filedropper.com>file storage</a> market, including Google, to provide services that meet an all-time high demand for Internet-based utilities to back up and share large files. One such service, GDrive, is a Google initiative long rumored in development, and has been mentioned as nearing launch by the end of 2010.
One Google employee has written concerning GDrive that "I've been ready to launch my product since 2002," but has not specified precise launch date. The product will join a crowded field of dozens of websites and add on services that offer millions of megabytes on up to gigabytes of storage data, either for free or by paid subscription. Among distinctive features in the higher end services promised by Google, Microsoft, AOL and other rivals are API to help access files remotely or through third-party software, with without being on the main site.
Businesses and consumers have been moving increasingly toward Internet <a href="http://www.filedropper.com>file hosting</a> as a secondary backup tool for their data, and has a convenient portal to more efficiently distribute and share more complex files across a wide network of people or centers. Public trust in online security and encryption services related to stored files has also increased in recent years, making it easier to market dependable online mass data storage to the market.
Several have also opted towards utilizing online storage as a primary backup, especially for mobile-based enterprises. By decentralizing the data owner secured server with continuous uptime, some companies and persons are using the Internet server of the storage site in lieu of expanding funds on a localized server. One additional benefit consumers have found with Internet file storage is the possibility it provides for remote uploads of the stored data to a third party source -- such server to server transfers tend to be almost instantaneous, making the online service a more convenient point to distribute files from.
There is now a scalable range of online storage options for whatever degree of hard drive space and associated features are needed by consumers. The Wall Street Journal article implies the move of major players like Google into the industry will instill still more confidence in online services of this type, and serve as a market maker for more reliance on web-based file storage in coming years.