Akitio has announced a combo cloud-based NAS withi USB 3.0 direct-attach support
The Cloud Hybrid supports both network and direct-attached modes via Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0 ports.
The BYOD NAS runs on hardware platform based on a 300 MHz CPU with 32 MB of RAM and 2 MB of flash.
Network file access is supported via SMB/CIFS (Samba), WebDAV and FTP. Files can also be accessed via free iOS and Android apps.
There are also built-in UPnP AV / DLNA and iTunes media servers and a web portal for easy remote login at http://www.myakitio.com/.
Akitio Cloud Hybrid
The Cloud Hybrid will be available shortly for $99 MSRP.