- Feb 4, 2016
Proton’s end-to-end encrypted cloud storage service, Proton Drive, is still under development. Should you upgrade to early access now?
For the last two years, we have been developing new ways for you to take control of more of your data beyond email and VPN. After launching Proton Calendar beta at the end of 2019, today we are pleased to announce the early access launch of Proton Drive, our new end-to-end encrypted cloud storage service. We consider this to be a major milestone in achieving our vision, because data stored on most cloud services is not truly secure.
With most cloud storage services, such as Google Drive, companies can monitor and scan your files and profit off your data. They could also potentially hand over your data to third parties.
With Proton Drive, you encrypt your data on your own device before uploading it to our secure servers, meaning we do not have the ability to access your files. We never spy on your data, and make zero money through ads. With Proton Drive you can store or back up files on our secure servers so that they can be readily accessed from any of your devices.
The rollout of this service has already begun. Today, many Proton users already have early access to Proton Drive. These include users with: