Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD) has announced its entry into the cloud storage space with the Toshiba Canvio Personal Cloud. This storage hub allows users to save their extensive media libraries securely in their own homes, with the added benefit of being able to access and stream files remotely via the cloud.

With the Canvio Personal Cloud, users will be able to access digital data at home or on the go with their tablets, smartphones or computers via an Internet connection, says Maciek Brzeski, vice president of product marketing and development, Branded Storage Products, Toshiba America Information System.

Toshiba’s Canvio Personal Cloud is a centralized file sharing and storage hub for the connected home, that enables users to bring all their content together in one place, including music, photos, video and documents stored on PCs, Android-based tablets and smartphones and iOS devices such as the iPhone and iPad. Using the Canvio Link software for Windows or Canvio Link apps for Android and iOS, users can access and stream content stored on the Canvio Personal Cloud to their Internet-connected devices, whether on the home network or away. Smart TVs can also access Canvio Personal Cloud, allowing users to share music, photos and videos on the big screen.

The Canvio Personal Cloud will be available for purchase on and select retailers in September for US$219.99 for the 2TB version and $249.99 for the 3TB version.