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

VMware unveils cloud-based DR service

Apr 16, 2014 Rene Millman

Allows customers to automatically replicate infrastructure in one of VMware datacentres

Box launches Box Open Source

Apr 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Storage firm unveils initiative to share cloud technologies with community

Dropbox defends decision to appoint Condoleezza Rice to board

Apr 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud storage firm hits out at Rice row

Oracle continues cloud expansion with launch of database and storage cloud services

Apr 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Services could help customer move critical apps and data between on-premise and cloud

Egnyte opens up new London office in Euro market push

Apr 10, 2014 Jane McCallion

Regional expansion plans bring company closer to customers

Advice

How to use cloud to backup your business

Feb 18, 2014 David Cartwright

Cloud and backup are natural partners, but don't be confused by the difference between storage and backup

Cloud fails to make the grade for banking industry

Jan 28, 2014 Rene Millman

Why are so many financial institutions reluctant to embrace the public cloud? And what could help?

The hidden costs of moving to cloud

Jan 10, 2014 Nick Booth

SMBs moving to the cloud must be wary of the five hidden financial pitfalls

Telco future - innovative cloud providers or dinosaurs?

Dec 17, 2013 Manek Dubash

Telcos have plenty of advantages when it comes to cloud, why are they being so slow?

Data storage revolutionised - why two into one will go

Dec 13, 2013 Nick Booth

Every business needs servers, right? Every business needs storage, right? But what if they were mixed?

Case Studies

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

Choosing an... Online backup service

Feb 14, 2012

We look at online backup and synchronisation services designed to serve and protect.