By Ailsa twitter/ Last Updated March 26, 2022

Why Do You Need Cloud Backup?

  • Are you afraid of accidentally losing the data stored on your hard drive?
  • Are you anxious that there is not enough space locally for backup?
  • Are you panicked that you have lost all local backups due to local accidents?
  • Backup all your data to the cloud offsite, never lose data and recover them from any PC.

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Dropbox Hybrid Cloud

Sometimes, you might need to connect multiple Dropbox accounts to get Dropbox hybrid cloud and then transfer files from cloud to another directly, and there is no need to download and upload. If you stuck on transfer files from one Dropbox to another, please follow us to get a Dropbox hybrid cloud, then move files from Dropbox to another directly and easily. 

Public Cloud vs Private Cloud vs Hybrid Cloud

Before we started, you have to know three types of cloud platforms: public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid cloud. Did you know the differences among these cloud platforms? Here we will show you the details.

A Public Cloud is a cloud computing service offered by cloud storage providers to make resources available to the public over the Internet. The public cloud includes SaaS (Software As A Service), PaaS (Platform As A Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure As A Service) services. Typically, the most popular cloud drives like Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, Amazon, Mega, etc are the public cloud.

A Private Cloud is a cloud computing service only to select users not the public over the Internet or private internal network, and the data stored in a private cloud or data center. The private cloud gives you more security, privacy, and flexibility to manage the sensitive data of a company. The two cloud services can be delivered in private cloud: PaaS (Platform As A Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure As A Service) services. HP Data Centers, Elastra-private cloud, VMware private cloud, etc.

A Hybrid Cloud is a cloud management solution that combines a private cloud and at least a public cloud, or combines multiple public cloud drives. Hybrid cloud consolidates multiple cloud drives to provides you a big hybrid cloud storage space to manage your cloud data more flexibly, like sync files to hybrid cloud, cloud to cloud backup, cloud to cloud sync, etc. Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services are the hybrid cloud examples.

How to Get A Dropbox Hybrid Cloud for Free?

If you are planning to get a Dropbox hybrid cloud to easily manage your Dropbox files, it’s strongly recommended to try the free cloud backup service CBackup, which allows you to combine multiple Dropbox cloud storage into a big hybrid cloud, and transfer files directly and easily. And it supports Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, FTP and SFTP, etc.

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Step 1. Add Dropbox Multiple Accounts to CBackup

1. Please create a new CBackup account, and then sign in to CBackup desktop app.

Sign In

2. Tap the My Storage tab on the left, click Add Cloud and choose Dropbox, then hit Add. Then sign in to your Dropbox account, and follow the on-screen guide to grant authority to CBackup to access Dropbox files.

Add Cloud

3. Edit the Display Name and Storage Path, then check the option “Note: Please do not change the path directly in the third-party cloud disk, or modify or delete the backup file.”, then click OK.

Complete Dropbox Info

4. Repeat the 2 and 3 steps to add more Dropbox accounts to CBackup.

Step 2. Create Dropbox Hybrid Cloud for Free

After adding multiple Dropbox accounts to CBackup, now you could connect them to get a Dropbox hybrid cloud for free.

1. Select the My Storage tab > + > New Storage Pool.

Add Combined Cloud1

2. Rename the new storage pool to distinguish it from others, then tick all the Dropbox accounts you added, and click Next.

Add Combined Cloud2

3. Use the up triangle icon or down triangle icon to determine the Dropbox priority to store files, and click OK.

Now, your multiple Dropbox accounts have been increased to a big Dropbox hybrid cloud.

Automatically Backup Files to Dropbox Hybrid Cloud

After creating a Dropbox hybrid cloud using the Dropbox free space, you could backup files to Dropbox hybrid cloud with simple clicks.

1. Perform CBackup desktop app, then tap Backup Tasks > New Task subsequently.

Create Task

2. Customize the Task Name, and click Add Source to select the files you want to backup to Dropbox hybrid cloud, then click Add Destination > Storage Cloud > Next > tick the new storage pool you added above, and click OK.

Add Source

3. (Optional) Tap the Settings on the bottom left, select the Scheduled Backup tab, then tick Enable Schedule Backup, and choose the interval to backup files to Dropbox Hybrid Cloud regularly, like a specific time, daily, weekly or monthly.

Schedule Backup

4. Press Start Backup to backup files to Dropbox hybrid cloud automatically.

Besides, CBackup allows you to perform cloud to cloud sync to sync files between clouds and provides you powerful features to do cloud to cloud backup, like email notification to alert you while the backup finished successfully or failed, file filter allows you to include or exclude the file types that you want to or don’t want to backup to Dropbox hybrid cloud.

The End

CBackup could help you create a free Dropbox hybrid cloud, then you could fix your Dropbox is full problem for free and help you easily manage files between Dropbox accounts. To get a secure Dropbox hybrid cloud, please try the free cloud backup service CBackup to merge multiple Dropbox accounts, then backup files to Dropbox hybrid cloud, and easily perform hybrid cloud management.

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