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Box.net

Box.net has been around for six years and has become synonymous with cloud-based storage and content management. Like Apple iCloud and Amazon's offerings, Box.net offers cloud storage for users to save documents, music, video and other content. Unlike its competition, Box.net offers different account types whether for enterprise, business and personal that each have different features and functions. The personal edition is free up to 5 GB and scales to 50 GB; the business edition is $15 per user per month for up to 500 GB with enhanced features; and the cost of the enterprise version of Box.net varies, but that edition features advanced security and administrative controls.

Box.net offers mobile versions for Apple's iPhone and iPad, HP's WebOS and Google Android; and integrates with business applications like Google Apps, NetSuite, Salesforce and others.