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Server 2012 Cloud Backup
Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
14970 posts
OK tech boys, this should be easy.

Look to be getting 100/40 NBN at my office on Thursday (woo!) with unlimited data. I want to store online backups at a reliable operator, have a few hundred gig to get up there.

Azure is a little exxy; ideas?
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TicMan
Brisbane, Queensland
8959 posts
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Sir Redhat
Sydney, New South Wales
1306 posts
If you need to restore from backup what is an acceptable turnaround time?

http://aws.amazon.com/s3/pricing/

Glacier is amazingly cheap but it takes a few hours to get them to put your data online and retrieve your data.

S3 might be better for daily backups and glacier for older archives.
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Hogfather
Cairns, Queensland
14971 posts
This is really for disaster recovery only, I have on-site USB backups for day to day s***.

A few hours in that context isn't a worry really.
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Mosfx
Gold Coast, Queensland
1974 posts
Not sure on price but we use Shadowprotect at my work, and does a great job.

http://www.storagecraft.com.au/cloudservices/
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tspec
Melbourne, Victoria
3804 posts
+1 for shadow protect. I've haven't used their official cloud services as they've only recently launched but we've been using corporate backup to do offsite shadow protect and they've been pretty good.
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Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
37737 posts
Look to be getting 100/40 NBN at my office on Thursday (woo!) with unlimited data.

baller.
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koopz
Brisbane, Queensland
10441 posts
Look to be getting 100/40 NBN at my office on Thursday (woo!) with unlimited data.


I don't believe you


I want to store online backups at a reliable operator



you have NBN coming...?


**how** did you you backup a few hundred gig of data previously???


take your meds old mate - the project is broken enough as it is...

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crazymorton
Brisbane, Queensland
4929 posts
survived the cyclone apocalypse, and getting NBN. you're on a role old man!!

i guess we aren't getting all your stuff then?
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trog
AGN Admin
Brisbane, Queensland
37676 posts
+1 for shadow protect. I've haven't used their official cloud services as they've only recently launched but we've been using corporate backup to do offsite shadow protect and they've been pretty good.
are their servers located in Australia? edit: storagecraft says yes
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koopz
Brisbane, Queensland
10442 posts
trog,

hoggy has been pounding away longer than both of us.



give him some meds, and send the bloke a decent trainee. God knows he needs one



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Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
37738 posts
can i have a trainee?
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HerbalLizard
Brisbane, Queensland
5918 posts
Crashplan?
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Sir Redhat
Sydney, New South Wales
1308 posts
Why are people not using Amazon? It is so amazingly cheep.
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tspec
Melbourne, Victoria
3805 posts
are their servers located in Australia? edit: storagecraft says yes

Yeah, when I attended one of storagecraft's seminars early last year, they were saying then it would be Sydney. Corporate backup's servers are located in Australia as well.
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Twisted
Brisbane, Queensland
12029 posts

Glacier is amazingly cheap but it takes a few hours to get them to put your data online and retrieve your data.
Glacier pricing seems to have lots of catches. Could make it 'expensive' depending no your circumstances.

https://aws.amazon.com/glacier/pricing/
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