External hard drives are available in a variety of shapes, sizes and capacities. Portable hard drives are small and easy to travel with and most don’t require external power.
1. It’s Offline
In order to save on the Cloud and utilize the Cloud services you need to be online. So, without an internet connection saving your data is practically impossible this way. However, this is not the case for external hard drives. Using the Cloud services means that you are always counting on the fact that your connection will be up, every time and everywhere you need to save or access information.