Hey, you! Jump on to my cloud!

Do you have a SkyDrive, Dropbox, Wuala or other cloud storage account? If you don’t why not? And, if you do, how much of the free space do you use with it?

According to a study by Microsoft, users of its Skydrive service, which until recently was offering 25Gb but only offers 7Gb to new users, just 0.06% of users were using more than 7 gigabytes of space. 99.94% of the SkyDrive accounts use far less than that. Microsoft is obviously using the study to cut the total data loads on their servers, but loyal users of SkyDrive can still be “grandfathered” into the 25Gb tier, as I mentioned previously.

Anyway more on the analysis at freewaregenius.com.

Author: David Bradley

Freelance science journalist, author of Deceived Wisdom. Photographer and musician.