Amazon.ca Introduces Amazon Cloud Drive For Canada
May 21st 2013 10:05AM
Updated May 21st 2013 10:20AM
Amazon.ca Introduces Amazon Cloud Drive For Canada
Customers can keep all their files safe in the Cloud and access them anytime, anywhere with Amazon Cloud Drive
All customers get 5 GB of free storage
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazon.ca today announced the launch of Amazon Cloud Drive on Amazon.ca. Customers in Canada can now easily upload and securely store all of their digital files in the Amazon Cloud, and access them using Cloud Drive for Windows and Mac, or from any web browser. Customers can also use Cloud Drive Photos for Android or iOS devices to store, share and access photos from their Android phones or tablets and iPhones or iPod touch devices. All customers get 5 GB of free storage. Additional storage plans start at CAD $10 a year.
"Millions of customers around the globe have already discovered the benefits of Amazon Cloud Drive to safely store and manage precious files like photos, videos and documents," said Russell Dicker, Director of Amazon Cloud Drive. "We are proud to bring Amazon Cloud Drive to our customers in Canada. With Amazon Cloud Drive, you can manage and access files across multiple physical devices and you don't have to worry about hard drive crashes. All of your content is stored safely on Amazon's servers and is accessible from anywhere using a PC, Mac or web browser."
Cloud Drive for Windows and Mac includes File Sync, which automatically synchronizes files and helps customers easily store and manage their digital content in the Amazon Cloud from a folder on their computer. The app makes it simple for users to put files in Amazon Cloud Drive and access them from any of their computers, ensuring they always have access to the latest version of their files.
The Cloud Drive Photos for Android or iOS devices makes it easy to store, share and enjoy photos from Android phones and tablets, as well as iPhones and iPod touch devices. The app automatically saves a phone's photos to Amazon Cloud Drive, so customers never have to worry about losing their pictures, even if their phone is misplaced. In addition, any photos in Amazon Cloud Drive are available through the Cloud Drive Photos app, so photos can be accessed anytime, anywhere. Amazon's Cloud Drive Photos app is available through iTunes for the iPhone and iPod touch and available through the Amazon Appstore for Android and Google Play for Android phones and tablets.
Amazon.ca Cloud Drive Overview:
|Cost||-5 GB: Free
-Additional storage plans starting at CAD $10 a year for 20 GB
|Format||-Pictures: Any type of file
-Videos: Any type of file
-Documents: Any type of file
-Android phones and tablets
-iPhone and iPod Touch
For more information visit www.amazon.ca/clouddrive.
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