Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Bitcasa: Your hard-drive in the Cloud

Rumors of the Google Gdrive have recently heated up -- but in the meantime, other firms are coming up with useful products.  One product that looks interesting is Bitcasa -- which will put your hard-drive in the cloud, available where you have internet access!  It will be available in a beta version soon (free for a capped storage; $10/month for unlimited storage; there will also be a free version).  Sign up for the beta version here:

With Bitcasa, in concept anyway, users no longer have to worry about a single local hard-drive failure eating their data, since everything is mirrored on the Internet. Users also get all their data on all their devices, and every time you get a new computer, you just point it to your account and all your data appears on your local device. Whether it's actually there is another matter, but if Bitcasa is fast and smart enough, you'll never know nor care.

Read more: http://news.cnet.com/8301-19882_3-20105562-250/bitcasa-moves-your-hard-drive-to-the-cloud/#ixzz1XsURaHmv

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