ByVash Patel: Over the past few years, we've seen a fast escalation of interest in companies that manage big data and provide cloud storage and backup capabilities. While companies such as Carbonite (CARB), IBM (IBM), and Oracle (ORCL)...Show More Summary
The new version of the open-source cloud management platform, codenamed "Retina", introduces the ability to define scheduling policies for storage load-balancing.
Tom Chatfield isn’t enamored with data cloud technology: Rights – and content creators’ lack of them – lie at the heart of cloud storage’s worst dangers, something connected in turn to the underlying nature of cloud storage. … The moment you hit upload, you’ve given away almost every right you might expect to possess over what’s […]
Google Cloud Platform is positioning itself as a major player to help mobile developers get off the block fast. While the platform was complete in terms of its Compute Engine (IaaS), App Engine (PaaS) and cloud services (Storage, Big Query, etc), developers still had to do the work of connecting the pieces. Show More Summary
It’s been an exciting week for both the cloud ecosystem and Apple users, with Kim Dotcom’s Mega introducing a free iOS app that comes with nearly all the features of the website, including the ability to manage lockers and share … Continue reading ?
Researchers at the University of Twente have published an academic paper claiming that of five personal Cloud storage services studied—Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, Cloud Drive and Wuala—Dropbox implements most of the checked capabilities, and its sophisticated client clearly boosts performance. Show More Summary
Kim Dotcom’s questionably-legal controversial cloud storage service, Mega, now has an official iPhone app. Designed specifically for iOS 7, the new app lets users manage their accounts and files on the go. Not only can you see your files in … Read more ›
Samsung Electronics has announced the start of sales of home entertainment Samsung HomeSync, which allows, as the producer, create their own home "cloud" service with a wide functionality, huge storage capacity for data storage and high-speed...Show More Summary
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Uploadcare – is a service that gives you the ability to upload, process and use CDN (Content Delivery Network) storage. This means that any media you add to the service will be stored on cloud servers. This removes the loading speed issues that you would have to deal with if you were to store the files on your own server. Show More Summary
Guest Post: Dec. 4 - 5, 2013 Redwood City, CA Tickets on Sale Now Will Price is CEO of SaaS ad platform company Flite It would be difficult to miss the skyward drift of storage and software over the last few years. …
Kim Dotcom's cloud storage service Mega now has its own iOS app. Go forth and... store! Read more...
Now that Kim Dotcom's cloud storage service Mega is available to the public, it's finally found time to launch the iOS app it's been promising. With its Android app already four months old, the new Mega iPhone app includes many of the...Show More Summary
Cloud storage vendor Box has acquired the technology behind a company called dLoop, which it will use to add more controls that give enterprises more features for protecting their content. Enterprises have become increasingly interested...Show More Summary
Mega, the cloud storage service run by Kim Dotcom now has an iOS app, following the introduction of an Android app back in July. The free-to-download app allows users to manage and... Keep reading ?
Michael Thomas is the Principal Development Lead for SkyDrive, Microsoft’s personal cloud storage service. In his role, Michael is responsible for many facets of product development, including planning, technical investigations, quality assurance and execution. ... Keep reading ?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) expanded its cloud services portfolio. After computing (EC2), storage (S3), database (RDS), application, content distribution, deployment and management, and billing, Amazon enters into desktop infrastructure virtual solution (VDI). During the recently concluded AWS re:Invent 2013 event, … Continue reading ?
We reported back in July that Microsoft had settled with UK’s BSkyB which had sued it for infringing on its “Sky” brand by calling its cloud storage service SkyDrive. Microsoft has spent considerable resources in building up the SkyDrive...Show More Summary
When it comes to storage, many of us struggle with the decision whether to buy speed or capacity. An SSD delivers speed aplenty, but you need a mechanical hard drive for capacity. Buy the SSD and rely on the cloud, or opt for the hard...Show More Summary
Just about everyone these days uses some Cloud storage service, such as SkyDrive or DropBox, etc. Unfortunately these services are limited to a just few gigs, unless you pony up for a subscription plan. So while free cloud storage plans...Show More Summary