On My Disk Connector

An open, affordable, compact USB/eSATA-to-Cloud adapter

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Turn your external drive into a private and secure personal cloud

The popularity of private file sharing systems is growing in recent years, and one of the most popular sync and share solutions is Nextcloud. Once installed on a personal server, it offers equivalent or better functionality than Dropbox. However, one disadvantage is that you need to have a personal server to run this software. On My Disk offers the solution to this problem by delivering Nextcloud as a cloud service linked directly to your drive with the plug and play Connector. Your data remains on your drive, yet can be instantly shared in the cloud.

With the Connector, you can send links leading directly to files located on your external drive. For example, if you are a professional photographer, you can share private photoshoots or wedding movies to your clients, eliminating the need for any third party service. It works similarly for any use case where large or sensitive data needs to be transferred between two users.

The Connector is fast, secure and requires no configuration from the end user. It makes any external drive available both in the local network and from the cloud.

Features and Specifications

  • Innovative file access protocol: On My Disk is our know-how; it is secure (SSL-based), fast, and plug-and-play
  • Interoperability with Nextcloud: you can use your own Nextcloud server with On My Disk plug-in integrated
  • Original hardware designed with the focus on performance: 1 GHz dual-core Cortex A7 CPU, 1GB RAM, gigabit ethernet, eSATA port
  • Minimalistic open firmware built with Buildroot: enable/disable the software you need and rebuild it
  • NAS functionality out of the box
  • DLNA server
  • Custom shipment: order only the components you need to be shipped with your board. microSD card, power adapter, cables and even the case are optional

Prototype images

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