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

  1. VMware kills cloud app latency with hybrid approach

    Aug 31, 2015 Joe Curtis

    Virtualisation giant says it has solved public cloud puzzle

  2. Google’s data centre partially wiped after lightning strike

    Aug 20, 2015 Clare Hopping

    The data centre was hit four times and resulted in some people losing the data forever

  3. OneDrive adds new folder sharing and co-authoring features

    Aug 11, 2015 Adam Shepherd

    Microsoft's cloud storage platform now supports syncing across all shared folders

  4. Cloud storage gateways: The final frontier for collaboration?

    Jul 15, 2015 Joe Curtis

    Why enterprises want to beam up cloud files via on-premise gateways

  5. Dropbox users may get free storage if they adopt stronger security

    Jun 30, 2015 Joe Curtis

    Cloud storage firm will incentivise customers who 'don't know enough to care' about two-factor authentication

Advice

  1. Best cloud storage 2015

    Jul 21, 2015 Rene Millman

    Cloud storage services are almost literally ten a penny, but which ones cut the mustard?

  2. 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

  3. 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...

  4. 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

  5. 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

Case Studies

  1. University of Toronto picks Nexenta ahead of storage stalwarts to save $9m

    Aug 5, 2015 Joe Curtis

    The software-defined storage firm underpins data back-up for 100,000 students and staff

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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