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Automated Backups & Monitoring

Stroud Cloud is designed to ensure that your Data is automatically and securely stored, and only locally. Part of this is the arrival of your data is occasionally checked.

  • Only you can read its contents.
  • Your data is encrypted on your PC or Linux device.
  • Data is protected under UK data laws.

It's Safe and Securely Stored only in Stroud

Your data is encrypted on your device before being sent and only you hold the encryption key, this way no one else can read your data, even if they somehow gain access to it!

Fires, Thefts, Floods or Ransomeware cannot harm your backed up data if its stored with Stroud Cloud.

Backups are Scheduled

Incremental and Full data sets are produced by your computer (when on), encrypted and sent automatically for storage.

Schedules are determined by you so we cover any compliance requirements you have.

Recovering Your Data is Fast!

You can download your data via broadband, or if this is not fast enough (maybe you have a large data set or slow broadband), we can deliver it to you via portable media. *

Your data can be Speed Delivered and Restored at USB3 speed

* Chargeable at normal hourly rates, do ask if special arrangements are required, we will always do our best to help!

This is much faster for larger recoveries than broadband.

You manage your own data store, so you decide what to keep and what to remove through your portal login.

Prices Reviewed  (September 2020)

Client Software & Storage Quota Setup- includes encryption, setup of a backup schedule, testing PLUS the first year of Storage Quota (25Gb) - £25

(Note:- if extra work is required to resize or reorganise your data set(s) to make backing up possible or faster, the time for this is chargeable at normal rates)

Annual Renewals - £25.00 / year for 25Gb

Extra storage blocks - £15 per 20Gb / year up to 85Gb total.

Beyond 85Gb - extra blocks £9.50 each / year.


Stroud Cloud -  is not a replication service and so any corruption or malware encryption affecting your data will not over write data sets we hold that pre-date any infection.

We can help you to disinfect your machines and then restore your data without you paying a ransome!


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"Greg, is a life saver! Quick, patient and brilliant at the trickiest of computer problems. I feel so fortunate to have found him!"



"I’ve found my own technical emergencies ‘paratechnic’! Greg provides a cornucopia of expert professional advice his fluency in the language of the digital age is deeply reassuring for those of us who do not understand the vocabulary of this new language. He provides prompt help in a COVID safe manner".
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Thank you so much for your help in saving my computer after the “blue screen of death” appeared ... for repairing my laptop and getting it running like silk better than it has been for the last year or so. - In appreciation Louise.



"I'm blind and use a screen reading system to access my computer. Greg Dance was recommended to me by another blind person, as he has learned about speech systems, an area in which he specialises. I find him extremely helpful, patient, thorough and reliable. He's really helped me to get the most out of my computer, and I'm very grateful for all that he's done." - MK Nailsworth Glos.






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