Why need to integrate cloud storage?
Integrating cloud storage is necessary because it is information explosion age now. People have already changed from storing data in hard disk to cloud drives. Facing this new trend of development for the cloud computing, many big corporations developed their products of cloud strive to be the first in order to occupy the market. Famous cloud services are Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon Drive and Amazon S3, Box, SugarSync and so on.
For users. They often own more than one brand cloud storage service. Some people prefer to free account, so they create several accounts freely to get more storage space. Some people enjoy trying different features therefore they register multiple different brand accounts. Then questions arise. How to manage these cloud storage services? How to backup, sync and transfer files across cloud services? More cloud drives, more troubles. One solution is integrating all cloud storage with a tool.
Using MultCloud to integrate cloud storage
MultCloud is an online cloud storage integration tool. It can aggregate cloud storage in one place. The biggest advantage of MultCloud is free and it allows you to move, transfer or sync data across Clouds. Sign-up MultCloud is easy. Visit its official website to create an account. Information needed are email address, username, password(twice), correct verification code, then click the create button to submit. Wait a moment, MultCloud support center will send you a confirmation email. You just need to agree, then you can sign in MultCloud successfully.
The first thing to do after logging in MultCloud is to select cloud storage space and add to MultCloud. Now MultCloud supports Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, Amazon S3, Amazon Cloud Drive, SugarSync, Alfresco, Hubic, Evernote, OneDrive, MEGA, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, BaiDu, WebDav and FTP/SFTP. And it may support more and more services in the future. To integrate cloud storage in MultCloud, you have to add one at a time. The adding process are the same in essentials while differing in minor points.
Next I will take some typical examples to illustrate how to add cloud to MultCloud.
Select Dropbox icon, then click “Next” button to go to the adding page as above. Type a display name then click “Add Dropbox Account” button, the page will skip to Dropbox website page automatically. If you have already signed in Dropbox, you will see the following picture, it needs you to allow MultCloud access to Dropbox. Now Dropbox is added in MultCloud, the preliminary integration process is over.
To add Amazon S3 to MultCloud need more information, including display name, bucket name, access key ID and secret access key. Then click “Add Amazon S3 Account” button, Amazon S3 will be added in MultCloud fast. By the way, MultCloud supports both Amazon Cloud Drive and S3.
To add SugarSync to MultCloud need three items: display name, email and password. Then click “Add SugarSync Account” button, SugarSync will be joined in MultCloud quickly. Some services dont't need email but username. Similar, right?
To add WebDav or FTP to MultCloud needs at least four items: display name, server address, username and password, optional: path. Then click the Add button to connect.
After you add all your cloud storage services in MultCloud, your integration purpose has achieved. All contents in your cloud services will be shown in MultCloud’s interface. Now you can do some operations from right-click menu, such as copy and paste. More tutorials please visit MultCloud official tutorials and help pages.
Integrating cloud storage by MultCloud is safe. MultCloud will not save your data and files. It uses 256-bit AES Encryption for SSL when transferring. Now MultCloud is stronger than before. It provides scheduled file copy and supports move even after power off, so, you can rest assured to use MultCloud to move, sync and backup data across Clouds.