Google Cloud Storage

Google Cloud Storage

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Object storage platform to store, organize, and analyze data

About Google Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage by Google is an online object storage platform designed to help businesses of all sizes store, organize, and analyze a variety of documents, audio and video files, images, and other data in a centralized repository. The platform includes buckets, which enable enterprises to create storage spaces by geographic location or region and define bandwidth and access permissions.

The object lifecycle management functionality in Cloud Storage lets users establish custom rules to delete or retain old versions of objects, set the session expiry time, and upgrade or downgrade storage types as per the business requirement. The built-in cloud key management services allow administrators to encrypt the stored data and provide secure access to multiple users via encrypted keys. Users can also put files or documents on hold to prevent deletion and handle backup, archiving, disaster recovery, and other operations on a unified portal.

Cloud Storage assists managers with recording and maintaining user activity and data access logs for future reference and receive notifications for updates or deletion of files. It also supports integration with various third-party applications such as Acronis, Commvault, HYCU, NetApp, TapeArk, Synology, and more.


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Reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5
(2,265)
Value for Money
4.6/5
Features
4.7/5
Ease of Use
4.7/5
Customer Support
4.5/5

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Jessie
Jessie
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  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

My recommended storage software

Reviewed on 10/02/2022

Pros

I like the high amount of free storage that comes with this the software and did I mention that it was free?

Cons

I previously lost access to my storage cloud and my inability to gain access to my account was damn near impossible I believe that the customer service Department should offer more Avenues to resolve situations like these

Troy
Troy
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  • Industry: E-Learning
  • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Google does it again with cloud storage

Reviewed on 28/10/2021

We use this software everyday as a means to backup all information we have into a secure cloud...

We use this software everyday as a means to backup all information we have into a secure cloud database accessible from any device at any time.

Pros

Google does it again with making storing any data on the cloud easy and able to integrate into many different applications.

Cons

I feel that since Windows 11 and the integration within that operating system that I don’t have anything to say about what I do not like.

Alternatives Considered

iCloud

Reasons for Switching to Google Cloud Storage

Google is an easier more user friendly interface than apple iCloud which can get messy and confusing.
Mani Teja
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 501–1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

A Service For Storing: Google Cloud Storage

Reviewed on 23/04/2023

Anybody can store data in google cloud storage who are having google accounts.

Anybody can store data in google cloud storage who are having google accounts.

Pros

We can store our files in google cloud storage. By using google cloud storage we can skip carrying of external drives.

Cons

If we forget authentication details we cant acces our files that are stored in google cloud stotage. Sometimes data may lost.

Antonio
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  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Google Cloud Storage: ideal tool for storing and sharing

Reviewed on 28/03/2024

I have been using Google Cloud Storage for work in university science. In the work environment it...

I have been using Google Cloud Storage for work in university science. In the work environment it allows immediate and very easy communication and exchange of ideas.

Pros

Advantages of Google Cloud Storage are definitely the ease of use, the speed with which files are catalogued, the security guaranteed to files placed in the storage, and the ability to access files from any device under any conditions.
Also very intuitive is the ability to differentiate file sharing, which is essential in multi-sector work environments.

Cons

The only downside is the amount of Gb available for free, which is bound to run out very quickly given the exuberance in terms of the size of current working files.

Sergio Arantes
Sergio Arantes
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  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Best storage software and it integrate with all my hardware.

Reviewed on 13/06/2022

I use google cloud storage everyday for more than 3 years and I love it so far. Easy to use, very...

I use google cloud storage everyday for more than 3 years and I love it so far. Easy to use, very user friendly and never had any problems with it.

Pros

For me I like most about this software is how easy to access my files, backup everything and integrate with my laptop, smartphone and tablet.

Cons

Nothing. For me Google Cloud Storage became very important in my daily tasks. I use it with my Windows and I save everything in it.

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Google Cloud Storage FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Google Cloud Storage.

Google Cloud Storage offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$0.02/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Free Trial: New customers get $300 in free credits to spend on Cloud Run during the first 90 days. Free Usage per Month: All customers get 5 GB of US regional storage free per month, not charged against your credits. General Pricing: Standard Storage - starting at $.02 per GB per month; Nearline Storage - starting at $.01 per GB per month; Coldline Storage - starting at $.004 per GB per month; Archive Storage - starting at $.0012 per GB per month

Google Cloud Storage has the following typical customers:

2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Google Cloud Storage supports the following languages:

Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish

Google Cloud Storage supports the following devices:

Google Cloud Storage integrates with the following applications:

Acronis Cyber Backup, Egnyte, Rubrik

Google Cloud Storage offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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