RE: Online storage?

Subject: RE: Online storage?
From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 17:58:37 -0500 (CDT)

Actually, it belatedly occurred to me that I could put everything on a
thumb drive and switch it from computer to computer SO LONG AS I DO NOIT
LOSE IT and my cats do not play with it and bat it under the furniture
without telling me.

I do think an online backup service would be a good second line of


On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 6:46 PM, Combs, Richard wrote:

> Nancy Allison wrote:
>> SOoooo, I am considering using an online "server" where I could store
>> all my file and have access to them from either laptop, and from
>> anywhere else, too, that has online access. This seems like possibly
>> a
>> very good way to go.
>> Do any of you do this? Is there a service you recommend? Thoughts?
> Before you trust your files to some storage service in "the cloud,"
> read
> about how that worked out for the customers of the now-dead service
> The
> Linkup. They only lost (on average) 45% of their data:
> As others have suggested, what you really need is either a USB drive
> that you attach to whichever computer you're working on or an NAS.
> Offsite storage is a nice-to-have supplement to local storage and
> local
> backups, but I wouldn't depend 100% on it.
> IMHO, YMMV, etc.
> Richard
> Richard G. Combs
> Senior Technical Writer
> Polycom, Inc.
> richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
> 303-223-5111
> ------
> rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
> 303-777-0436
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