However, it isn't just professional users that want control of their storage and file sharing, according to Lima, which is developing a product for home use. It's attached to a broadband connection and a USB storage device.
"The product makes sure that whatever computer, tablet or smartphone you use, you always get access to the same files. We are trying to end the problem of not knowing where your files are," said Séverin Marcombes, CEO at Lima.
A change on one device is directly echoed on all others. Having the device at home improves performance, and lets the user retain control of their data, according to Marcombes.
The product will start shipping next spring and can now be pre-ordered on Lima's website for $110 including shipping.
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