Seagate unveils Personal Cloud storage in multiple-terabyte configs

Seagate Personal Cloud solution will offer consumers plenty of storage space for backing up data, with cloud access for mobile users.

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Storage company Seagate has unveiled the Seagate Personal Cloud and Seagate Personal Cloud 2-Bay storage solutions for consumers to be able to enjoy content at home, in the office, and via mobile devices. The drives also can be used as central backup for PCs, Apple OS X machines, USB flash drives, Apple iOS, and Google Android mobile devices.

Seagate unveils Personal Cloud storage in multiple-terabyte configs |

The storage solutions can stream to the Sony PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox 360 or Xbox One, and other DLNA-based devices. It'll be possible to auto-backup to Amazon S3, DropBox, Google Drive, Box, Baidu, HiDrive and Yandex.Disk, according to Seagate.

The Seagate Personal Cloud will begin shipping later this month, with 3TB, 4TB, and 5TB storage capacities available. The Seagate Personal Cloud 2-Bay will launch with 4TB, 6TB and 8TB capacities. Pricing details weren't made available.

"Given the abundance of handheld computing devices there has been a trend of accessing content and content via cloud storage," said Stephen Baker, VP of Industry Analysis at The NPD Group, in a press statement. "A product like the Seagate Personal Cloud offers a new approach at cloud storage allowing consumers to take advantage of low-cost cloud opportunities while still remaining in control of their content and access it from anywhere."


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