Contrast that with $10 per month for a CrashPlan Business plan with unlimited online storage capacity, and CrashPlan clearly comes out the winner. However, you also have to keep on mind the security concerns of transferring and storing data in the cloud, as well as the bandwidth constraints of trying to upload or download multiple terabytes of data. CrashPlan is also billed per PC, though, so if you have five PCs you're backing up it will cost $50 per month, while you can have any number of PCs or mobile devices connect to the ioSafe 1513+.
I do use cloud storage--mainly Box--for some things. But, I appreciate being able to store or retrieve data much faster across my local network from the ioSafe N2, and I like knowing that the security and privacy of my data are in my control, and not dependent on a third-party.
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