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I am currently looking into online/cloud-based storage solutions in general and also for my GIS data which consists of shapefiles, rasters, file geodatabases, and the like (no relational databases). Here are my requirements:

  1. Unlimited storage (need several hundred gigs to start with)
  2. Either unlimited file size or can handle files many GBs in size
  3. Just need it for one Windows 7 box right now, but Mac support needed as well
  4. Less than $100/yr - most are around $60 looks like
  5. An Android app would be nice, not to back up the phone, but to access my backed up files from the phone
  6. Backs up external hard drives
  7. Can seed the backup with a hard drive and then get the restore sent to me on a HDD as well

From what I have looked at so far, it looks like CrashPlan might be my best bet, except no mobile apps available. Mozy used to be unlimited, by apparently changed and now is not. Carbonite looks promising and has mobile apps, but doesn't backup removable hard drives and I can't find anything about if they let you seed your backup with a removable drive. Anyone currently using any of these services? Know of another service that might fit the bill?

One service/provider per answer please so they can be voted on properly. Thanks.

closed as off topic by scw Apr 15 '11 at 18:57

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You might look at backblaze. No experience with offsite backups to another company here.

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