In Australia. In Melbourne. The physical hardware is fully owned and controlled by Sqonk. The storage and server is located in a secured data centre that requires authorisation to visit.
At the start of every calendar month you will be invoiced for the amount of the plan you have nominated. If you have gone over your monthly bandwidth quota you will also be sent an additional invoice for the amount you have used. Payments are due 7 days from the invoice date of issue.
You may also nominate to pay 12 months in advance.
You will be sent a separate invoice for the amount of data you have used over your initial plan. Additional bandwidth is charged at $4 per GB rounded up to the next GB.
Currently EFT (electronic funds transfer) is the only accepted form of payment. Most banks make it simple to make online payments.
This service is not intended as an open-ended full hard drive backup. It is specifically designed for targeting subsets of files or smaller folders/directories.
Yes, as long your own server is compatible with and can install standard GPG encryption software, our own system can leverage it into the backup schedule.
The service requires that you designate a computer/server that our own server may access. This requires the following:
You will receive either a weekly or monthly backup report to your designated email address detailing success and failure rates.
Yes, all data that goes in or out of the service is counted against your quota.
Although not as secure, we can provide FTP access upon request. When enabled you can download backups on demand or even upload manually.