Nathan (gemsling) wrote,
Nathan
gemsling

C'mon, surely you know someone who wants online storage...

Do you know anyone who needs remote backup for their data?

Of course, I'm not expecting anyone to say yes, but I have to ask, as there's a carrot for me. ;-)

(rsync.net has implemented a customer referral program and will increase my quota if you sign up and enter "1124" in the "Heard about rsync.net from:" field...)

The deal is:
  • US$1.80/Gb per month, minimum 3 Gb. Volume discounts kick in at 25Gb. I really wonder how Australian companies survive when some are charging $29/mth or even $179/mth for 1Gb.
  • No special software or cumbersome web-based interface. Just use standard protocols (rsync, ftp, sftp, WebDAV, rdiff-backup, duplicity, etc.).
  • No bandwidth charges or limits.
  • Strong privacy principles. They encourage use of SSH, welcome encryption, and are implementing intrusion detection without keeping access logs that might tempt law-enforcement warrants.

More details from: http://www.rsync.net/.

Well, I think that's my plugging duties complete for today. We now return you to your regular programming.
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