Datum Storage accounts are attached to a Datum Identity. To create your Datum Identity, download the Datum ID app and follow the on-screen instructions.
Please note that creating a Datum Identity will require verification of your email address and phone number.
Datum Storage is designed to be compatible with the Amazon S3 API format. Most backup applications that support adding custom S3 endpoints should work, but please note that at this early stage not all have been tested.
Applications tested by Datum for compatibility
S3-compatible applications not yet tested by Datum
If you do not have a backup software yet, we recommend you to download Arq Backup and try it for free.
Once your Datum Identity is confirmed, signing up for a Datum Storage account is simple.
After creating your Datum Storage account, you will receive three configuration variables:
If you are using Arq, select "Other S3-Compatible Service" when choosing the destination for your backups. Add the three configuration variables to finish adding Datum storage as your destination. Then you are all ready to store your files and/or backup your system.
If your software supports multiple request signatures, please ensure that you use Signature Version 4.