NAS Compares Reasons to Switch from Cloud to NAS Drives

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NAS Compares Reasons to Switch from Cloud to NAS Drives

Quitting the Cloud – Are You Ready for NAS?


Let’s all be honest for a second – google services are actually pretty bloody good! From the ease and carefree use of GMAIL and Google Docs to exchange messages and documents, to the sharing of videos on YouTube and relative ease of Google Drive – it is also convenient! Making the move away from public cloud services such as Google Cloud, OneDrive and DropBox is actually something that we don’t really consider, as we take for granted that these services are always just ‘there’ when we need them. In fact, unless you are a business owner who needs ultimate control and privacy of their data, or someone who needs their data accessible over the network (not the internet), most users cannot envision the idea that they cannot just hop online and access the range of Google services. So, that was why on the 14th December 2020, many were suddenly surprised to find they had completely lost access to EVERYTHING. In fact, coverage of the Google Outtage on BBC News (found here- https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-55299779) went on detail how this affected a number of business users who have come to depend on the google range of shared drive services (included Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, etc) suddenly having zero access to their data AND no copies in-house – as all of those backups were on the cloud. Later that same day, google took to Twitter to highlight this matter, how it was resolved and give a tiny bit more information on the matter. Here’s that tweet:

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