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Local vs.
Cloud Storage

Saving files to the cloud is easy and convenient, however, taking the extra step to back up your files to a local storage device like a USB or Portable SSD allows your files to be readily available if you do not have access to the Internet, if you're traveling, and will keep your files safe from security breaches.

Keeping your data private has never been more important in today's internet age. Check out our list of products below that you can use to transfer your data off the cloud and onto a more private and secure storage device.

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  • Since using a device such as a USB or SSD does not require an Internet connection, transfer speeds can be significantly increased when compared to downloading from cloud storage
  • USB's, Portable SSD's and other local storage devices are small in size, so you can take them with you anywhere for easy file access
  • Local storage devices come in a variety of densities and interfaces, which means there is a device for everyone
  • You have complete control over who has access to your files

How to Choose a Local Storage Device

In order to determine which local storage device is best, you should answer the following questions:

Portable SSD

Pro Elite V2 USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 Type-C Portable SSD

  • Available In: 500GB-1TB
  • Drive Type: USB 3.2 Gen 2x1
  • Speed: Up to 1,100MB/s read and up to 1,000MB/s write, respectively Compact and sleek design delivering high performance portable storage
  • Included In Box:
    • USB-C 3.2 to USB-C 3.2 Cable
    • USB-C 3.2 to USB-A 3.2 Cable
    • Acronis True Image Data Protection Software

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Portable SSD

EliteX-PRO USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C Portable SSD

  • Available In: 500GB-4TB
  • Speed: Up to 1,600 MB/s read, up to 1,500 MB/s write, respectively
  • Backwards compatible with USB 3.2 Gen 1, USB 2.0, and USB 1.1 host device
  • Durable, ultra-compact aluminum housing
  • Compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and game consoles

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Turbo Attaché 3 USB 3.0 Flash Drive

  • Available In: 32GB-256GB
  • Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0 flash drives
  • Store and transfer large documents, high-resolution photos, HD videos, and more
  • Features a sliding collar, cap-less design

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PRO Elite Class 10 U3 V30 microSD Flash Memory Card

  • Available In: 256GB-1TB
  • Expand storage on mobile devices
  • Speed: Up to 100MB/s read, and up to 90MB/s write
  • Capture and store photos and videos directly to the microSD card

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