Cloud Storage

Massive storage arrays have a far lower cost per Gigabyte than small disk drives. Provided your apps can operate with remote storage, the cost of using a cloud provider who can afford such ‘bulk’ infrastructure is likely to be significantly cheaper. Replication and back-up of information is simpler in the cloud improving data security.  

 

 

News

Dropbox opens London office & brings app to Windows phone

Jan 22, 2015 Joe Curtis Caroline Donnelly

Cloud storage opens UK HQ & announces Windows Phone app release

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Eurostar switches employees to Box cloud services

Jan 20, 2015 Caroline Preece

Eurostar has announced it will move employees in London, Paris and Brussels to Box cloud services

OneDrive cloud storage service overhauled by Microsoft

Jan 9, 2015 Caroline Preece

Microsoft announce plans to make OneDrive easier and more reliable to use

Dropbox declared a “stealth invasion” threat to the enterprise

Dec 8, 2014 Joe Curtis

Construction firm picks Egnyte, citing security and functionality of hybrid file-sharing solution

Dropbox for Business bags Netskope data security boost

Dec 4, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Cloud storage platform teams up with data security to bolster enterprise appeal of service

Advice

Tales from the world of cloud storage...

Dec 18, 2014 Steve Cassidy

Steve Cassidy found more than he bargained for at a recent cloud storage event...

Best free cloud apps for business

Oct 29, 2014 Clare Hopping

Mobility is key for enterprises and that’s why it’s important to ensure you have the mobile cloud apps to access files wherever you are

How to use the cloud for disaster recovery

Aug 5, 2014 David Cartwright

The cloud is an ideal vehicle for keeping your business running. Here are some tips to follow

How to find most cost-effective way to use cloud storage

Aug 1, 2014 Clare Hopping

Calculating how much storage you need in the cloud can be a challenge; especially with so many payment models

Cloud IT management

How to work with bare metal cloud services

Jul 22, 2014 David Cartwright

When virtualised infrastructure won't cut it, is bare metal the answer?

Case Studies

Cloudhelix shows how to scale - without losing performance

Jun 27, 2014 Rene Millman

Scaling up SANs can cause a lack of performance, Cloudhelix found a way round the issue

Crossrail - managing complexity through the cloud

May 2, 2013 Rene Millman

Crossrail is a highly complex operation; cloud was the way to bring three separate companies together

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Q&A: Robb Henshaw, SugarSync

Nov 13, 2012

Robb Henshaw of Dropbox alternative SugarSync talks to Cloud Pro about the launch of SugarSync 2.0

Northern Ireland education turns to the cloud

Jul 30, 2012 Billy MacInnes

One of the largest cloud education projects in the UK is in Northern Ireland, where monthly billing has smoothed the path to acceptance

Law firm turns to private cloud deployment to drive growth

Jun 11, 2012 Miya Knights

When law firm Taylor Vinters looked for a way to expand its growth, a cloud-based deployment was the way ahead