BigMIND Bring Your Own Harddisk (BYOHD) technology, allows you to bypass the internet by shipping your data directly to our data centres. All you need to do is unplug your disk and mail it, we’ll do the rest. Need to recover your data? Contact us and we will ship your data back to you.
BYOHD service is currently supported in US/EU regions, all data will be analyzed securely and on-the-fly. This service supports unlimited number of drives and can be used at any time; not just as an initial seed.
*Do you have 10TB+? Consider using Import/Export via Snowball
1- Contact our sales team to get a shipping label for your drive
2- Use an empty drive, connect it to your computer
3- Copy and paste the data you intend to ship
4- Ship it and we’ll do the rest
|Size of your data||Total Price|
|1 TB (1 Device)||$160|
|2 TB (1 or 2 Devices)||$225|
|4 TB (1 or 2 Devices)||$380|
|8 TB (Up to 4 Devices)||$740|
|16 TB (Up to 8 Devices)||$1500|
|More or bigger devices size Contact us|
Contact sales and they will ask you which server location you would like to ship to and provide you with the corresponding address.
Yes, once your files are processed we will return the disk to your return address with no extra charge. Your disk will be wiped before sending it back.
Please contact sales for assistance
|Power for External Devices (US)|
|Power for External Devices (EU-Ireland)|
|Dimensions||The maximum device size is 14 inches/35 centimeters high by 19 inches/48 centimeters wide by 36 inches/91 centimeters deep (8Us in a standard 19 inch/48 centimeter rack).|
|Weight||The maximum device weight is 50 pounds/22.5 kg|
|Device Capacity||Up to 16TB|
|Device Compatibility||Device has to be compatible with Red Hat Linux|
Yes, for non-internal SATA hard-drives, your package must include your connector cables, power cables and power supply. If any of these are missing, we will return your package unprocessed. For internal SATA hard drives, no cables are necessary.
It depends on your Internet connection speed and the amount of data you wish to backup. Basically if you have more than 2TB, shipping will save time and Internet bandwidth.