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

Amazon unveils unlimited cloud storage for under $5 a month

Mar 26, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Two-tier pricing plan lets users store either unlimited data or just unlimited photos for flat annual fee

Adobe launches file-sharing service into crowded market

Mar 18, 2015 Clare Hopping

Adobe Document Cloud will go head to head with Dropbox and Box's storage services

IBM spots Dropbox bug that steals your Microsoft files

Mar 13, 2015 Joe Curtis

Dropbox has released a fix for the DroppedIn bug, which affects apps using its SDK

Google Nearline takes on Amazon's Glacier cloud storage

Mar 13, 2015 Rene Millman

Rival to AWS’ Glacier launches in beta as a low cost storage option for businesses

Mergers and acquisitions word cloud

HDS snaps up Oxya for cloud-based SAP HANA push

Feb 17, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

Storage giant says deal will expand its hybrid, private and managed cloud offerings for end users

Advice

Cloud storage providers: Guide to who's who

Feb 22, 2015 Rene Millman

We run down the key cloud storage providers so you can make the right choice for your business

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

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