Pieter Viljoen's Blog

My discoveries, dilemmas, and delights

I just received an email from ElephantDrive informing me that my legacy unlimited storage account will be terminated in 30 days, and that I must select a new plan. In July 2009 ElephantDrive announced that they are no longer offering their $100 per year unlimited storage plan. ElephantDrive is now offering a $200 per year …

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I wanted to write about Trend Micro SafeSync, but it reminded me of my Streamload experience, and I ended up writing this instead. This time I am really going to write about SafeSync. SafeSync is another online backup and sync and share application. Actually, they offer both online storage through a mapped drive, and syncing …

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I have been using online backup for many years. I won’t call myself an expert, experienced maybe, but I have tried almost all online backup and sync and share services. My biggest concern is still the longevity and trustworthiness of the provider. My biggest disappointment is definitely Streamload. Streamload was a great service, they provided …

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Welcome to my new blog and my first post. I really have little need for a blog, but I decided to switch to a hosted environment for my postings. This is a decision similar to when I decide to move my photo collection from my own server to a hosted solution. I will be posting …

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