I have two VeraCrypt containers totaling 5.3tb (3tb and 2.3tb) which I would like to copy to an external location (cloud storage, rented data center space or similar), in case of local loss of data. I don't need automatic backup but I need to be able to periodically overwrite the stored data (maybe monthly) and I need to be able to download the data in the event of data loss. I'm seeking to do this as cheaply as possible. I'm struggling to find a solution as many services seem to either cap data below this level, charge a lot for quantities of this kind, or struggle to upload this quantity of data in a reasonable time. What might be an appropriate online service?

  • Have you looked at Amazon Glacier? aws.amazon.com/glacier
    – Maris B.
    Commented Oct 16, 2017 at 6:50
  • Why not purchase several NAS drives, house a NAS either at your house or family members and FTP the data there? Or better yet simply have a drive local and at families house and rotate the disks? When we're talking TBs OwnCloud and NAS just makes sense.
    – DankyNanky
    Commented Oct 17, 2017 at 1:15

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Ordered by price:

  • Hubic 10TB for €5/month, no transfer fees, bandwidth is about 6 MB/s
  • Backblaze unlimited for $5/month, keeps historical files for 30 days
  • Owning 6TB for about €200, excl. price for NAS
  • C14 cheaper version of Amazon Glacier
  • Glacier, branded backup, high retrieval fees
  • Backblaze B2 similar to Amazon S3
  • S3 Infrequent access, branded data store

I am using Hubic and zpaq for deduplication so I don't transfer TBs every month. If performance become problem I would go with home NAS or even some cheap server housing.

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