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Re: Please Recommend Affordable and Reliable Cloud Storage for 50 TB of Data




On Sun, 17 Feb 2019 10:37:54 -0000 (UTC)
Curt <curty@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 2019-02-17, Celejar <celejar@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:52:55 -0000 (UTC)
> > Curt <curty@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> On 2019-02-15, Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming <tdteoenming@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Basically personal data. I don't intend to access the data in the
> >> > Cloud often. Just want to park it permanently in the Cloud. Maybe I
> >> > can access the Cloud from anywhere in the world?
> >> >
> >> 
> >> 
> >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_Glacier
> >
> > Depending on how often / how fast the storage will need to be accessed,
> > C14 can be cheaper:
> >
> > https://www.online.net/en/c14#pricing
> 
> Amazon also fills the enterprise-unlikely-to-fold-in-the-foreseeable-
> future" reliability criterion. I'm uncertain about c14 in this regard
> (though a "deep underground fallout shelter located in Paris, France.
> Without known natural, technological, and military risks..." sounds
> quite reassuring, especially if you're a French civil servant).
> 
> One worrisome aspect is the "Sustainability Guarantee" (whatever that
> might be) for a "Standard" service level is merely 3-6 years, which is
> quite this side of forever. 

Fair points, certainly, but note that Online.net is a major internet
company, albeit not an Amazon:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_SAS

> It also appears that once your data is uploaded to a "safe-deposit box"
> (limited to 40TB in size) via the rsync, ftp, sftp, or scp protocols, it
> is permanently archived. But you only have 7 days to effectuate that
> upload. How many TBs of data the OP could transfer over his link in a
> week remains to be evaluated, but it seems unarchiving an existing
> archive to add more data, or creating a new one, are both operations
> subject to a fee.

Agreed.

> BTW, what about these Canadians (histoire de couper la poire en deux, so
> to speak)?
> 
> https://www.sync.com/pricing/
> 
> Business Advanced
> 
>  For multiple users
>  $15per user, per month
>  billed annually
>  2-user minimum
> 
>  All the secure file storage you need (up to 10 TB per user), with
>  advanced sharing, collaboration, admin controls and live support.
> 
> That comes out to $75.00 a month for 50TB (five users).
> Sounds pretty good from here.

Looks interesting - do they support standard protocols, or is their
proprietary client required?

Celejar