Bulk Import


Bulk Import

In Cloud Block Storage, we work with volumes. Volumes are the detachable block storage devices that expand the storage capacity of your server. You can think of them like USB memory sticks. Like a USB memory stick, volumes may...
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Bulk Import to Cloud Files is a product that enables customers to safely and securely send Rackspace physical media to be uploaded directly at the datacenters. This means customers can avoid the time and bandwidth charges that go...
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When the import is complete, you have the option to have your drive shipped back to you or destroyed.
When destroying the drive, we use a machine called a Degaussing Machine. A degaussing machine is a powerful electro-magnet that...
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Your Rackspace Migration Specialist will provide you with continuous updates along the way. You will be notified of the following:
When Rackspace receives the device
When we begin the data import
When the import is complete
When...
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Simply contact your Cloud Files support technician, and they can get the process started for you. You will be assigned a Migration Specialist who can answer any questions you have about your import along the way.
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Currently, files cannot be encrypted for shipping and decrypted before upload. We plan to offer this feature in the future.
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We accept data in the most common devices and file systems:
Accepted Devices: USB, SATA, eSATA
Accepted File Systems: NTFS, ext2, ext3, ext4, FAT32
For more detailed information about the Bulk Import process, please read the...
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Just follow these simple steps:
If you do not have a Cloud Files account, create one and activate it
Contact your Cloud Files support technician using Control Panel. He or she will get the process started for you. You will be...
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Rackspace charges $90 per drive for bulk imports. If you would like your drive destroyed instead of shipped back to you, there is an additional $15 fee per drive. If you chose to have your device shipped back, the return shipping...
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