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 patches iOS 8 bug that prevented backups

Sep 19, 2014 Rene Millman

Update fixes issue with Carousel

iOS 8 release date prompts reworked app from Box

Sep 18, 2014 Rene Millman

Updated cloud storage offering takes advantage of iOS App Extensions

Microsoft OneDrive file size limits increased to 10GB

Sep 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Microsoft has also tripled sync speeds and added other enhancements to OneDrive

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Dropbox opens 249 accounts to US government spy agencies

Sep 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Four in five information requests came with gagging orders

Acronis shores up cloud backup offerings with acquisition of BackupAgent

Sep 3, 2014 Rene Millman

Backup meets data protection in the cloud

Advice

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?

Top ten cloud storage tips and tricks

Jul 2, 2014 Rene Millman

So, you want to move to a cloud-based storage service? Here's what you should bear in mind

Best cloud storage 2014: which one is best?

Jun 2, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

We round up the best cloud storage products available in 2014

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