Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (which was just acquired by Western Digital) has announced the company’s first USB 3.0 external hard drives, the so-called Touro Mobile Pro Portable Drive and the Touro Desk Pro External Drive (the bigger one in the picture). What’s special about these devices is the personal cloud-based back up solution they come with. → Read More
In Europe we don’t have too many decent cloud storage competitors to, say, Dropbox or Apple’s MobileMe. And Wuala is busy integrating into hardware devices. But today Fiabee, which runs real-time cloud storage for backing up files, launches a handy new service.
Online storage provider Backblaze had a problem. They offer unlimited storage to their customers for $5 a month, but needed a solution to actually do what they were advertising. Enter “The Pod” — consisting of 45 hard drives, 4 SATA cards, and a custom made case, it’s a modular storage monster. And the best part is, they’ll tell you how to build one yourself, for free. → Read More
The Network (that’s what I’m going to call all the “Crunch” sites from now on) covered the private beta launch of ZumoDrive last month, so there’s no need to get into details again, but we wanted to inform you that the service is now available to the public.
Update: Seems we jumped the gun on Monday, but everything is now live. Hit the jump for screenshots. → Read More