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News Drobo creator announces Transporter, the private cloud storage solution

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Meanmotion, 28 May 2013.

  1. Meanmotion

    Meanmotion bleh Moderator

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    Hereisphilly New Member

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    Does anyone know if this would work with an existing NAS on a home network?
     
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    Icy EyeG Controlled by Eyebrow Powers™

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    If they implement Android and Ubuntu support, I'm in.
     
  4. Woodspoon

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    what a fantastic idea, I'm in.
     
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    Isn't this just a super-expensive pogoplug?
     
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    Weekly_Estimate Gives credit where its due

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    never heard of the pogoplug but it sure does look interesting!
     
  7. Andy Mc

    Andy Mc Well-Known Member

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    Yay, more apple centric over priced "design" pieces. For what it is drobo is stupidly over valued and given a thoroughly good beating by the likes of Synology and QNAP gear.
    I can see this being just the same. So yes, as previously mentioned this will be nothing more than a ridiculously overpriced pogoplug. But the Cult of Jobs devotees will lap it up.
     
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    more cost effective to stay with a quality nas and tunnel in
     
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    Yaka Well-Known Member

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    nice prolly would buy it if it has linux support. but why the feck does it look like a trendy plant pot
     
  10. Eccles

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    http://www.synology.com/support/tutorials_show.php?lang=us&q_id=529

    and Synology disk station are easy to setup and backup to each other or via rsync to other devices.
     
  11. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    For those not on the marketing-lingo bandwagon, this is a low-spec home server in an awkwardly shaped box.
     
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