Put your files into your Dropbox on one computer, and they'll be instantly available on any of your other computers that also have Dropbox installed. Because copies of your files are stored on Dropbox's secure servers, you can also access them from any computer or mobile device using the Dropbox website. You receive 2 GB of storage space for free, upon registration. You may earn up to 16GB of free storage space by referring new users to Dropbox, at 500 MB per referral.
- ownCloud allows you to store files on your own private server as well as keep track of bookmarks, calendars, contacts and more. ownCloud is more similar to that of iCloud.
- Dropbox is only a "drive", own cloud does email, calendar, contacts, too.