With lots of new gadgets being revealed at CES, Dell decided to step away from all of the gadgets (although they did unveil some new products) and announce plans for an online data migration and backup service.  They’re planning for this service to be available later this year in the United States, so what’s it all about?

Dell is planning to enable customers to securely transfer documents, programs, drivers, settings, and other information using a broadband connection, to a secure data-storage portal. With all of their important documents and programs stored, consumers would be able to have them pre-installed by Dell during the manufacturing process.

This would be really useful when you’re getting a new computer because you wouldn’t have to worry about how you’re going to get everything transferred over. You could just back up online and when you got your new PC, you’d be ready to go. Mr. Dell had this to say about it: