There are several different apps that can automate and schedule backups of photo archives to different cloud storage providers. CloudBerry is one of the simplest, and it works with a wide range of cloud services.
Hard drive docks for naked hard drives have been available with USB interfaces for several years. Now there's a new dock with a Thunderbolt interface that promises up to double the speed. But it's not going to be a good fit for everyone.
The WD MyPassport Wireless is a portable hard drive that can be used to stream media to mobile devices like iPhones and iPads. But it's also a cost-effective option for backing up your photos while traveling.
Memory card backup devices combine a battery-powered hard drive with a memory card reader so you can back up your photos and videos without a computer. Here's my hands-on review of the ColorSpace UDMA2.