Cloud Storage

  • January 05, 2009 05 Jan'09

    Storage outlook '09: Looking toward the clouds

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center storage admin Michael Passe is evaluating EMC's Atmos for cheap, dense archival storage.

  • November 10, 2008 10 Nov'08

    EMC launches clustered cloud-based storage system

    EMC rolls out its policy-based information management system for the clouds to help customers control large amounts of information that can be accessed by their users worldwide.

  • November 06, 2008 06 Nov'08

    What if the cloud is really a brain?

    The idea that the human race has a global brain or a composite consciousness isn't a new one. It's at least as old as the Transcendentalist movements of the 1800's, and the rise of computer ...

  • October 30, 2008 30 Oct'08

    Rackable to build cloud hardware to order

    Rackable Systems added another prong to its storage line today, after revealing its intention to divest in the RapidScale clustered file system it bought with TeraScale in 2006 and partner with ...

  • October 20, 2008 20 Oct'08

    Will recession drive businesses to the cloud?

    Over the last few weeks, I've written a couple of stories about how the current global economic crisis is being projected to impact the storage market. While users say they don't anticipate much of ...

  • July 28, 2008 28 Jul'08

    Bad week for cloud storage

    Last week, we saw a good bit of rain falling on cloud storage's parade. First there was another Amazon outage. Then it came to light that a cloud storage site called The Linkup (nee MediaMax) has ...

  • July 22, 2008 22 Jul'08

    Amazon’s S3 crashes again; Web 2.0 goes Boom!

    The biggest difference between the last time S3 crashed and this time, in my observation, is that there was a much, much bigger chain reaction this time around. Last time, I knew of only a few ...

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    Gloves come off in the storage cloud

    HP Upline crashed this week, just a few days after it was launched. As Chris Rock once said, "Grand opening, Grand closing." The crash of such a brand-new service isn't as impactful on end users as ...

  • February 21, 2008 21 Feb'08

    EMC buys Pi and forms a cloud computing group

    EMC acquired Pi Corp., a company with Microsoft roots that was still in stealth, and has formed a new cloud computing business unit around it.

  • October 11, 2007 11 Oct'07

    Amazon S3 offers new SLA

    Responding to pressure from newcomers to the storage SaaS market, Amazon announced yesterday that its S3 online storage service will offer a monthly uptime SLA of 99.9%, effective from Oct. 1. This ...

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Unorthodox ISPs jump on storage SaaS trend

    As hosted storage gets hot, an insurance broker and an ISP are among the businesses now trying to attract new clients by offering storage software as a service.

  • March 22, 2007 22 Mar'07

    Teracloud is just giving it away

    TeraCloud has introduced a pay-as-you-go pricing model for its SRM software that includes the ability to run at least one level of the package for free--indefinitely. TSF Express, newly introduced ...