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

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

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RapidShare shutdown: Cloud storage firm to close 31 March

Feb 12, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

File-sharing site confirms closure in website post, and gives users until 31 March to reclaim data

Box Notes bags new document editing & presentation features

Jan 30, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

Cloud storage vendor announces raft of new features for collaboration platform

Box cloud platform chosen by AstraZeneca

Jan 28, 2015 Clare Hopping

The biopharmaceutical firm has rolled out the service to its 51,000 employees across more than 100 countries

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

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