Google has some serious local competitors in some countries. For example, Baidu in China and Yandex in Russia. Yandex is a more of a pack of solutions following the Google model. Right now it is offering 10GB for free when you sign up and complete some basic stuff. You can increase that up to 20GB if you can get your friends to sign up as well – you get 500MB for each sign-up an your friend gets 1GB when he signs up through a referral. Not bad, huh? If interested, sign up using my referral link. Interesting features:
- A complete suite with search engine, mail service, web analytics service, browser and storage service.
- Access stored data using webdav protocol
- Has native clients for several platforms
- Integrate your mobile number with Yandex Mail as unique address
- Send mails as SMS directly to your mobile
- Yandex also has its own Webmaster tools