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 adds new features to its business cloud storage service

Jul 24, 2014 Rene Millman

Security features added as well as text search functionality

Office 365 integration & unlimited storage coming to Box users

Jul 17, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud storage firm talks up platforms instead of storage as it tries to woo the enterprise

2/3 SMBs use cloud-based storage for disaster recovery

Jul 15, 2014 Rene Millman

Western Europe and UK lagging US on cloud-based storage, according to report

Amazon launches new enterprise storage service Zocalo

Jul 11, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Amazon says Zocalo is an answer to "overly complex" storage market old guard

Azure users supported by new StorSimple storage arrays

Jul 10, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Microsoft set to release new arrays to boost hybrid cloud support on Azure

Advice

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

How to cut the cost of cloud storage

May 13, 2014 David Cartwright

Cloud and storage are natural buddies - but how can you stop the cost escalating?

Businesses should get wise to legal issues

May 6, 2014 Andrew Joint

The European Commission is acting tough on all aspects of cloud: businesses need to get clued up

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

SugarSync logo black

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