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

Chromebook buyers to get 1TB of free Google cloud storage

Nov 25, 2014 Rene Millman

Search giant ups ante in war with Microsoft and other cloud storage rivals

Bitcasa drops unlimited cloud storage over abuse concerns

Oct 24, 2014 Rene Millman

Bitcasa claims service not used much except for a few customers storing "impossible" amounts of data

Oxfam boosts mobile collaboration with Box

Oct 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Will allow central organisation to cooperate with affiliates in 90 countries more closely

Aaron Levie

Box CEO sets out plans to boost functionality of cloud storage

Oct 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Aaron Levie looks to build on vertical strategy with more tools on storage platform and greater collaboration

Dropbox confirms file deletion bug

Oct 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud storage giant offers free service for a year as compensation

Advice

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?

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

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