OnStream offers an
affordable and effective solution for backing up personal computers and servers.
The US parent company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in March 2001,
and shut its doors, but the company's Dutch operation plans to
continue to offer products and support. UNFORTUNATELY, BASED ON MY
EXPERIENCE, THE ONSTREAM DRIVES WILL NOT WORK WITH WINDOWS XP. THE NEW 1SAFE
SOFTWARE FOR THE ONSTREAM DRIVE (BETA VERSION) CAUSED SEVERE SYSTEM INSTABILITY
ON MY MACHINE. I HAVE NOW UNINSTALLED IT AND WILL NOT TRY IT AGAIN UNTIL IT IS
NO LONGER A BETA VERSION.
Pockey - Probably
the smallest removable hard drive available. 10 ($250) and 20 ($300) GB models.
USB connection requires no external power supply.
Que M2 -
6-75 GB. Pricing probably slightly higher than Pockey. Using Firewire
connection, it is faster than the Pockey, and you can stack units to increase
storage capacity to 100GB, but its external power supply makes it less