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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    Exactly - to rebuilt a server room even of the basic variety costs thousands of pounds 5k for the data is nothing especially if you compared hosting that 4TB data with somebody like databarracks etc who will do the restore for free.

    And you could probably convince and Insurance company to pay for it!
    We must be in a lucky situation here. We pay about 2k per annum for off-site backup, with no limits on our data storage or retrieval. But it is with a local college who are a partner in our trust.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    We must be in a lucky situation here. We pay about 2k per annum for off-site backup, with no limits on our data storage or retrieval. But it is with a local college who are a partner in our trust.
    Is that for 4TB's? From a rough guess I have a client who pays roughly 500 per month (6kpa) for a little less then that! So reducing that to sub $50 a month ($600pa) and you paying the restore fee after 2 years which you may never need.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    Is that for 4TB's? From a rough guess I have a client who pays roughly 500 per month (6kpa) for a little less then that! So reducing that to sub $50 a month ($600pa) and you paying the restore fee after 2 years which you may never need.
    We have about 20 or 30TB stored up there. (We store unlimited copies of documents as they change, and then any file that is deleted is after 60 days), and it includes a 100Mb fibre between us and them. (Its our backup solution, so not just DR).
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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    We have about 20 or 30TB stored up there. (We store unlimited copies of documents as they change, and then any file that is deleted is after 60 days), and it includes a 100Mb fibre between us and them. (Its our backup solution, so not just DR).
    Then thats fair enough - I wouldn't want to put that on a normal cloud hosted solution! that's thousands a month!

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