Verizon introduces its Cloud service for customers, includes 500MB for free to start

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Verizon is looking to bring its customers an enhanced cloud storage solution by introducing its Verizon Cloud app. Also known as a revamped and improved version of its VCast Media Manager, the Verizon Cloud app allows users to choose specific files (think text/MMS messages, images & videos or music, etc.) to be backed-up and synced automatically on Verizon’s unique server. For some added flexibility, Verizon will even allow users of its app to access the files through a traditional PC computer or any other supported smartphone as well.  Sweet.

As of now, there are some flexible options for select Verizon customers now. Customers with supported devices have the option of starting out with 500MB of storage for free, though there is the option of moving up to 25GB for $2.99/month, 75GB for $5.99/month and 125GB for $9.99/month. Of course not all Android owners will have the luxury of using the service as of this time as the following devices are supported at this time: Motorola DROID X, DROID X2, DROID 2 Global, HTC Thunderbolt, Incredible, Incredible 2, Samsung DROID Charge, Fascinate, Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2″ and 10.1″, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Note 10.1.

Verizon confirms that additional devices will see support for the cloud storage solution at a later date.

source: Verizon Wireless

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  • Major_Pita

    First reaction-Verizon is giving 500MB free to it’s customers…hmm, Dropbox gave me 2GB free. Thanks Verizon, I spend well over a hundred monthly on a plan and you offer me 500MB free… Sort of underwhelming considering you’re also charging for the bandwidth to access it.
    Second, the phone shown doesn’t appear to be one of the ‘supported devices’.

  • Jason

    I think what would be a slick move by Verizon is if they made bandwidth from their cloud service not count against your data plan limit. I wonder if they will ever get smart enough to think of that…