The cloud versus the Postal Service

On March 6, 2011, in news, by

Dean Peters pointed this out to me….

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/03/05/acronis_review/

“We do initial seeding via an Acronis-delivered hard disk drive (HDD). There is no other way of doing it, no other option. Ditto for large recovery”

Amazon is no different — http://gigaom.com/2009/05/21/amazons-new-service-goes-postal-over-slow-broadband/

Okay so if you are in a DR setting… you cannot depend on that cloud for the first responder drill.

It reminds me of what I spotted as an add on in the SMB HP shop…

http://h71016.www7.hp.com/dstore/MiddleFrame.asp?page=config&ProductLineId=431&FamilyId=2972&BaseId=33146&oi=E9CED&BEID=19701&SBLID=

I’ll take two of those 100 gig 30 day history online plans please?

Wow.  That’s not a SMB solution in my book.

 

One Response to The cloud versus the Postal Service

  1. Dean says:

    What will we do if the Postal Service stops Saturday delivery ? LOL !