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back to article Beam us up! Upstart's Transporter whisks small biz from cloud madness

Connected Data has launched its cloud-free Transporter storage box in Europe. A second-generation version is due to go on sale in the US. The upstart hardware maker, which yesterday announced a merger with file storage firm Drobo, is betting that not everyone is keen on doing backup and storage over a distributed network owned …

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Anonymous Coward

Rip

£149 for a £75 2GB drive, sounds like they heard the dumb consumers coming.

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Anonymous Coward

This sounds pretty good to me.

£300 for automated offsite backup of 1GB+. I like this a lot. Bring on the UK disttibution.

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Sounds like an expensive version of pogoplug. The nice thing with pogoplug is that you add your own disks rather than pay through the nose for a built in one.

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WTF?

"with 1.5TB being the maximum any one Transporter can provide"

".... and £325 for 2TB."

So, how does it manage that?

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Meh

Also sounds similar to Synologies CloudStation functionality, although that's a central point and the replication is direct to the connected devices, instead of to another NAS box.

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So it's a NAS...

... but if we sprinkle on some magic personal cloud dust it becomes worth $300 for a

1 TB model on amazon.com rather than the $99.97 that site would charge for a 1 TB

Buffalo link station.

Good stuff, that cloud dust.

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Coat

Forward! Into the Past!

Next thing you know, you'll be able save your callers having to deal with 'call waiting' by replacing it with a pleasant beeping tone!

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