Joseph Gildred

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States of America

Joseph Gildred is a professional freelance writer specializing in the cloud, productivity and user privacy. He uses his background as a quality assurance and data analyst to bring a no-stones-unturned approach to his work. HIs ability to explain complex subjects to diverse audiences and isolate patterns helps him develop powerful and original content for his client base.

He also has a liberal arts education obtained while studying at Bowdoin College in Brunwsick, Maine. While based out of Boston, Massachusetts, he enjoys a remote-work lifestyle that takes him around the world.

External HDs/NAS vs. Cloud Backup: A Strategy for 2017

Some users prefer the security of cloud backup, while others prefer the speed of local storage. At, we want it all, so we usually go for a hybrid strategy. During this guide, we'll be looking at the fundamental advantages and disadvantages of both cloud backups services like Carbonite, and external backup solutions.

How to Backup Business Email in 2017

If you actively connect with business partners and customers online, chances are you understand the importance of your virtual paper trail. You emails contain client data, ideas, instructions and other information critical to your business success. Loss of such data could disrupt your relationships, cost you money and even get you into legal trouble.

Three Dropbox Competitors for Secure Storage

Does straightforward cloud storage really get any better than Dropbox? It's a service that's intuitive, fast, and equipped with an excellent set of features built around usability, syncing, and sharing. Dropbox competitors seem to lag behind this giant in quite a few ways.

IDrive vs CrashPlan: Which Service Offers The Best Pure Backup Experience?

Welcome to our IDrive vs CrashPlan showdown, where we compare two of the top online backup services available in the commercial market today. While both services are excellent backup providers, they offer distinctly different user experiences. In this comparison article, we're going to take a close look at the features of both and decide which one we like best.

OneDrive vs. Google Drive: Which One is Best to Boost Productivity?

Here at Cloudwards we want to make sure you get as much done in a workday as possible and thankfully there is a large array of cloud apps available that helps you do exactly that. Today we're looking at two of the most popular ones, OneDrive and Google Drive.

15 Best Organization Apps with Awesome Cloud Storage Features

Like many people who skew towards creativity, chronic disorganization has been a lifelong affliction of mine. The problem with lethargy is the inevitability of running into little problems like missed birthdays, mismatched socks, and, much more terrible, forgotten ideas. Before January 2010, my dream was to have a personal assistant to handle the little things for me.