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Difference between CloudMe and Ubuntu One

  • Last Updated : 23 Jun, 2020

1. CloudMe :
CloudMe is a file storage service which is provided by CloudMe AB. It provides file synchronization, cloud storage and client software. It was founded by Daniel Arthursson in 2011. Initially it was named iCloud but later Apple acquired that name. It offers 3 GB free storage space. It provides limited storage space for premium accounts. Its biggest competitor is Dropbox.

2. Ubuntu One :
Ubuntu One was a file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud service which was provided by Canonical Limited. It was an OpenID based single sign-on service. It provided services for storing files on cloud and also streaming of music from cloud. It was developed by Canonical Ltd. It was suitable for Windows, OS X, iOS, Ubuntu and Android. It offered 5 GB free storage space. It was launched in 2009.

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Difference between CloudMe and Ubuntu One :

CLOUDMEUBUNTU ONE
It is owned by CloudMe AB.It was owned by Canonical Limited.
It was launched in 2011.It was launched in 2009.
It offers 3 GB free storage space.It offered 5 GB free storage space.
It was developed by Daniel Arthursson.It was developed by Canonical Ltd.
It has the maximum storage size of 500 GB.Maximum storage size was unlimited here.
It is still in use.This service was suspended in 2014.
Files stored here are encrypted.Files stored in Ubuntu One were not encrypted.
Maximum file size is 150 MB for free and unlimited for premium accounts.Maximum file size was 5 GB per file.
It is a file hosting, file synchronization and cloud storage service.It was a commercial file synchronization service.
It has no traffic or band-width limit.It has Amazon S3 limits as traffic or band-width limit.
It supports Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS and Android.It supported Windows, OS X, iOS, Ubuntu and Android.
It has limited freeware version.It had freeware version.
It provides additional 500 MB free storage space for referral up to 16 GB.It did not have referral system for gaining free additional storage space.

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