I’ve been using Duplicati for my home-office since CrashPlan Home went away and for the most part very pleased with it - a few teething problems here and there but nothing that hasn’t ultimately been resolved.
When CrashPlan Home was pulled, I downsized what I was backing up and switched the hosts I absolutely needed an off-site backup of to their small business offering. Life carried on at a slightly increased price but I was pretty happy with that.
Now however they are getting more restrictive about what you can back up and certain files that I rely on archiving (VM images) are now hard coded into the file exclusion list. See What is not backing up - Code42 Support?
I suspect that as time goes by CrashPlan will make it harder and harder to realistically back up data with their service, and it’s time to move elsewhere. The problem is, my main file server archives around 10TB of data to CrashPlan. Where on Earth do I put this volume of data without it costing me a fortune? I definitely want it off-site, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be in “the cloud”.
10TB on S3 in N. Virginia is $235.40 at current pricing for the storage alone, without the data transfer and PUT/GET requests. So that’s clearly not viable.
Thanks for your help!