Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Backup beta 3 and later.
CloudBerry S3 Backup is a powerful Windows backup and restore that automate
backup and restore processes to Amazon S3 cloud storage. With beta 3 release
we added some more exciting features that will make the product even better.
Among new features are
Backup exclusively locked files using Volume Shadow Copy Technology. You can
now for example backup Outlook PST files and you don’t have to shut down
Outlook for backup process to run. Command Line interface. This feature will
help to integrate backup with your other routines and will open a door for
SMBs and OEM partners. Implemented our own scheduler, more robust than
Windows Task Scheduler. Multithreaded data transfer dramatically improves
backup/ restore task speed. User interface improvements Number of issues
We are going to make a number of add... (more)
The P500H storage solution can provide users for dual active protection, high
bandwidth cache mirroring, seamless management, multiple target nodes, high
availability / load-balancing, and high performance. Qsan redundant
controllers are designed on its own invented technology of active-active
controller configuration, and it doesn't compromise to the performance. P500H
IOPS is up to 210K and the throughput is up to 1200MB/s. At drive-side, P500H
supports both SAS and SATA II interfaces. With the green feature of disk auto
spindown and advanced cooling, the whole system including... (more)
Cloud Computing for SMBs
Gladinet has announced the release of Cloud Desktop v1.4.2. This version adds
the soon-to-be-released Microsoft Windows Azure platform to the list of cloud
storage providers that the service platform supports. Cloud Desktop, which
provides an Internet-based virtual disk drive for users, also supports AT&T
Synaptic Storage, Amazon S3, Google Docs and EMC Atmos, among many others.
"Gladinet's mission is to provide our customers with what they need at the
moment they need it," stated Jerry Huang, co-owner of Gladinet. "That's why
we are out in front and read... (more)
2nd International Cloud Expo Europe
A survey conducted by data management and storage vendor NetApp has revealed
that overwhelmingly virtualisation (70%) is the top priority for IT
investment in 2010, and that awareness of cloud computing is on the rise.
The majority of IT professionals (74%) now claim to have partial
understanding of cloud storage, placing the technology firmly on the IT and
The survey of more than 100 professionals revealed cost savings (22%) and a
pay-as-you-go model (23%) as the most appealing benefits of cloud storage, as
well as perceived ... (more)
Canada has a unique opportunity to present itself to the world as a ‘safe
harbour’ for Cloud data hosting, safe from risks such as the USA’s
Patriot Act – To establish a brand where data hosted here has a kitemark
that states ‘Protected By Canadian Cloud Security‘.
As a non-Canadian and also a long-time veteran of the Cloud industry, I have
a very objective and keen insight the strengths and weaknesses of the
Canadian Cloud industry, with regards to the goals of this initiative: Making
Canada a global leader in the field.
The key strength is the trustworthy national ‘brand’.
This is the first in a five-part series around the recent IBM PureSystems
announcements. You can view the next post here.
For a certain generation of IBM faithful or followers the recently announced
PureFlex and PureApplication systems might give a sense of DejaVu perhaps
even causing some to wonder if they just woke up from a long Rip Van Winkle
Yet for another generation who may not yet be future IBM followers, fans,
partners or customers, there could be a sense of something new and
revolutionary with the PureFlex and PureApplication systems (twitter