The first phase of my BitTorrent Sync project is mainly complete. I now have the Sync software running on my Diskstation, Mac Mini desktop and my Macbook Pro laptop. I have replaced my Sinology Cloud Station app and all files are kept up to date using BitTorrent Sync. That change gets me to a point were I was before with Cloud Station. I have access to all my files everywhere however I do not have a complete backup solution since most of the data is only current in two places. Those places are 15 feet from each other and not really giving me much disaster recovery.
The next phase of my backup / cloud strategy is to have offsite copies of my data or large parts of my data in case of anything happening at home. I originally planned to do this with a 2nd Sinology Diskstation somewhere. The costs were very high and that solution limited me to one other location. When I was thinking of using Cloud Station software from Sinology that solution made sense, however now that I got BitTorrent Sync to work I have other options.
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