There’s a Better Way to Pay for Cloud Storage & Backup: Bytes Instead of Bucks!
Traditional cloud storage vendors use complicated and costly pricing models that charge by the amount of storage needed (per-gigabytes/terabytes) and may also charge for bandwidth usage, data seeding and recovery, and the number of devices being protected. In contrast, Symform allows you to pay with bytes by contributing excess local drive space, pay a small per-GB fee, or a combination of both!
Annual Costs of Cloud Storage by Amount of Data Stored*:
|Vendor||1 TB||3 TB||5 TB||10 TB|
|Symform – Bytes||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Symform – Bucks||$1,800||$5,400||$9,000||$18,000|
*Estimates are for one server backing up the specified amount of data and are based on pricing published by the vendors or third parties as of August 28, 2012. For the most accurate and current pricing, you should contact the vendors directly. Symform allows you to contribute local drive space in exchange for cloud backup. If you pay with bytes there is no cost to use Symform.