Google Cloud Storage Reviews

Learn about Google Cloud Storage’s cloud storage service for businesses. Includes info on Google Cloud Storage, free trials, pricing, customer reviews and FAQs.

Updated on June 22nd, 2020

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Google Cloud Storage is a cloud storage platform for businesses. Google Cloud Storage solutions include Block storage for VM, cloud storage for Firebase, Cloud Filestore and Drive Enterprise. Businesses can use Google Cloud Storage to manage databases securely.

Pricing:

Google Cloud Storage offers the first 10 GB of storage free after which the rate is $0.02 per GB on active storage and $0.01 per GB on long-term storage. For a comprehensive list of Google Cloud Storage’s plans and prices, you can visit their website.

Google Cloud Storage Reviews
Review:

Pros: Great uploading and downloading capabilities, and a fantastic ability to sync data.

Cons: The user interface could do with some improvement as it is difficult to navigate in the beginning.

Bottomline: Awesome platform to facilitate secure cloud storage.

Key Information:

Legal Name

Alphabet Inc.

Founder

Lawrence Page

Founding Date

Sep 04, 1998

Address

1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 United States

Number of Employees

118899

Number of Customers

2000000000

Telephone

1 (650) 253-000

Website

https://cloud.google.com/storage

FAQs:

How do I get to my Google Cloud?

You will need to have a Google account to gain access to Google Cloud and you can use those login credentials on the Google Cloud Platform or on Google Drive.

Is there a free Google Cloud version?

Yes. You can try the Personal version of Google Cloud that gives you 15GB of storage for free.

How much does Google Cloud Storage cost?

Google Cloud Storage offers the first 15 GB of storage free after which the rate is $0.02 per GB on active storage and $0.01 per GB on long-term storage. For a comprehensive list of Google Cloud Storage’s plans and prices, you can visit their website.

How does Google Cloud Storage work?

Google Cloud Storage is a cloud data storage platform that is a component of the Google Cloud platform. Data is stored in containers referred to as buckets and these buckets can be individually assigned to storage classes.

How durable is my data in Google Cloud Storage?

Cloud Storage has an annual durability of 99.999999999% that is appropriate for primary storage and business-critical applications.

What is Object Versioning on Google Cloud Storage?

Object Versioning is a feature of Google Cloud Storage that keeps an archived version of an object whenever you overwrite or delete the live version. This is helpful if you delete an object accidentally.

Can I upload files to services in G Suite using Google Cloud Storage?

No, unfortunately Google Cloud Storage is not integrated with G Suite.

What is the default bucket location if I do not specify it on Google Cloud Storage?

The default bucket location is within the US. If you do not specify the bucket location, then your bucket and data added to it are stored on servers in the US.

Is there a Google Cloud Storage free trial?

Yes, a free trial is available on the website. Upon signing up for the free trial, you will receive a credit of $300. Your free trial will expire on the earlier of (i) once your usage exceeds $300 or (ii) 12 months from the free trial start date. You will need to furnish your personal, business, and credit card details.

What are some Google Cloud Storage alternatives?