Why is 5apps Storage labeled "beta"?
is not a final Internet standard yet.
It is currently a so-called
and as such is still a work in progress!
Thus, 5apps Storage is an experimental service, and we'd like to
invite you to help us make this a reality on a larger scale. See
"What can I do for remoteStorage?"
for some ideas for supporting us, and please feel invited to engage
the community, if you're interested.
Can I use my email@example.com address for email?
Although your user address looks like an email address, we do not
offer email services at the moment.
Any emails being sent to your firstname.lastname@example.org address
will not arrive anywhere, and the sender will usually be notified of
that via an automated reply.
Can I use remoteStorage with [app name]?
You can only connect your storage to an app, when it offers support
for remoteStorage accounts. If the application does not currently
support RS, you can ask the developer(s) to integrate it.
Is 5apps Storage open-source software?
While our user accounts system has been custom-made for the various
services we offer, we do publish important parts of our systems as
free and open-source software:
Our remoteStorage HTTP/REST API is powered by
(Ruby / Sinatra). Our storage dashboard is a PWA called
Where is my data hosted physically?
We use servers at the
Equinix data center in Zurich, Switzerland.
Switzerland has strict data privacy laws, and our provider regularly
undergoes 3rd-party security audits. Their infrastructure is
certified by ISO standards 27001 and 27018, as well as a