Ziply Fiber is installed and is working fine. The modem required no change in the Router. The router connected with DHCP to get an IP address from the modem and away we go.
When the Spectrum Service is shut off in a month or so, I’ll move the Ziply Modem to replace the Arris cable modem on the frame.
The frame is wide enough so if I move the White Netgear switch to the left slightly, the Fiber Modem will fit where the Arris Cable modem is now. Velcro is a great way to hold these items down to keep them in place when the cables move.
For a few years, I was using Carbonite and I was quite happy. But like all services, from Electricity to Internet to Cable TV, folks got greedy and the price crept up. While the price of storage and price of internet goes down, the prices of Carbonite creeps up. So two years ago I did some research and switched to another service.
Wasabi [Hot Cloud Storage] provides a naked cloud storage service with an AWS interface. So you need a backup application and after some research, I found Cloudberry. It seemed the best at the time. They have since been purchased by another company. Cloudberry is a simple but functional backup application that can use Wasabi, among others, for cloud storage.
My backup requirements are about 750GB total. Across all my computers I have many TB of storage, but what I need to backup is much smaller. I move the data I need to backup to one computer using a Synch application and then the backup function runs in the middle of the night to back the files up to the cloud.
As it turns out however, The Cloudberry / Wasabi solution is the same cost as the Carbonite service. Ignoring the cost of the Coudberry one time cost, the Wasabi charges are $6/mo for 1TB or less. And the Carbonite plan is the same cost. And Carbonite is simpler to deal with and understand. So I’m going back to Carbonite. I’ve started the free trial. But how is the back up going?