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SkyDrive hits 250 million users

Written by James Delahunty @ 07 May 2013 12:17 User comments (2)

SkyDrive hits 250 million users

Microsoft's cloud storage service has hit a milestone of 250 million users, aided by a boost since the launch of Windows 8 in October, 2012.
Since the new Microsoft operating system launched, SkyDrive has seen 50 million new users flock to the service. It has also been aided by becoming the default save location for the latest Office software/services from the Redmond giant.

Recently, it has enjoyed improved mobile support with app updates across platforms, and increased security measures with two-step verification and Extended Validation Certificates integrated on

Soon, users will also be able to attach anything from SkyDrive to an e-mail.

Here is an infographic from SkyDrive to highlight its 250 million user milestone.

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2 user comments

17.5.2013 15:56

Nope. Dropbox is still superior.

27.5.2013 16:32

I signed up just to get 25 GB of free space. I don't plan to use it - but it might be handy in a pinch. I just upload a small text file once a month to keep the service active.

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