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#220405 - 9th Apr 2008 2:28pm Get 5GB online storage with SkyDrive
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Get 5GB online storage with SkyDrive

just popped in to my live mail?
Any thoughts on it?
http://microsoft.msn.com/Key=11328.CqhNN.C.D1.NLC7M2
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#220414 - 9th Apr 2008 4:41pm Re: Get 5GB online storage with SkyDrive [Re: Mark]
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I haqve been using it for a few weeks - seems fine so long as you accept that any user must have a hotmail address - just the same as Flickr requires you to have a yahoo address.

It is useful in that my wife can create files at work, dump them on Skydrive and then access them when she gets home.

We have a son in the USA - and the technology of Skydrive is simple enough that even he can use it to load in some photos and then share them with us and his grandparents.

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#220423 - 9th Apr 2008 6:45pm Re: Get 5GB online storage with SkyDrive [Re: Snodvan]
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Heh I noticed this the other day when trying to download MSN 7.5... but tbh ya better off with Humyo ... I signed up with them a few months back and they offer 25GB of storage for free, with the option of a 100GB upgrade for just 3.00 per month!

I used to use a web server to back my stuff up, but will be stopping using it soon due to Humyo, will be going on their 100GB service.

I worked it out I am paying 24.00 per month for a 160GB FTP server on my rack (don't need to pay for bandwidth as I have 200Mbps IP Transit dedicated on my VLAN) and using about 60GB with maybe another 30GB am likely to use, but I could have 100GB with SAS RAID protection on the Humyo service for 3.00 a month, its a no brainer lol.

It applications like this that make good use of my 1.3Mbps Upload, so I like them laugh

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#220447 - 9th Apr 2008 10:24pm Re: Get 5GB online storage with SkyDrive [Re: MattLFC]
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Nice one, i throw these up so we get Matty's secrets lol
Will have a gander smile
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