LaCie ( has introduced the US$19999 CloudBox, a hard drive/back-up solution that lets you automatically back up your data to “the cloud.”

To user you copy and paste your most important files to your CloudBox, and they’ll automatically be backed up online daily. Your data is backed up on a local hard drive and again in the cloud for double protection. The CloudBox includes a one-year online backup contract for 100GB, which can be easily renewe

LaCie says the CloudBox lets you recover your files from the cloud even in case of theft, fire, or physical damage. AES encryption keeps your files secure.