need a hosted file server solution

Brian Simons bpsimons at
Thu Feb 5 16:27:28 MST 2009

On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 16:16 -0700, Merrill Oveson wrote:
> What I'd like is a hosted filer server solution, say via the internet?
> This solution would allow users to map network drives, and have access based
> on passwords.
> Payment would be subscription based.
> I'd be happy with a very simple u for user directory and s for shared
> directory, etc.
> This hosted solution would have the benefits, i.e. guaranteed up time
> (redundant drives), promises of backing up the data on behalf of client
> (maybe even burn weekly DVD and mail it), etc
> Anybody out there know of a solution like this?

dropbox has been great for me. Dead simple to use, tracks revisions, and
makes it easy to share files. I think they use Amazon for the storage.

It's worth a look, at least. It's free up to 2 GB.

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