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)
IceWEB has announced that it is participating in the U.S. government's cloud
computing initiative via the GSA schedule GS-35-F-4143D. The initiative was
discussed in a press conference by the Obama Administration on Tuesday,
John R. Signorello, CEO of IceWEB said of the Initiative, "IceWEB has been
providing products and services to the Federal Government for many years. We
are excited to see the government responding so adroitly to changes in the
technology marketplace and we plan to participate in the Cloud Computing
Initiative very actively. Our Iplicity produ... (more)
Azure Sessions at Cloud Expo
So much happened in January 2010 for the cloud storage world.
First was the Windows Azure Platform went from public preview to full
production. Second was Google Docs opened up for any file type
upload/download, effectively making it a GDrive in the cloud.
How would these affect you? This article will compare the two cloud storage
offerings from price, speed, usability, service level agreement and to
Google’s storage cost = 25c / Gigabyte / year = 2c / Gigabyte / month.
There is no additional transfer cost.
Windows Azure’... (more)
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Cloud News Is the US Patriot Act a red herring? Some European countries, as
well as Brazil and China, have been using the U.S. Patriot Act as an excuse
to set up barriers for the transfer of data into the U.S., but according to
Business Software Alliance CEO Robert Holleyman, those countries have similar
laws in place that allow them to inspect data when looking for evidence of
terrorist activity. The reason for the barriers may be to stall ... (more)
All the buzz surrounding OpenStack over the past few months may beg the
question of whether Openstack can repeat for Cloud what Linux has done for
server operating systems over the past several years. With an enthusiastic
following and a compelling, if not industry-leading set of functionality, the
possibilities may be boundless. This week’s announcement of the HP Cloud
public beta, an OpenStack-based cloud that includes compute, object storage
and a content delivery network, provides even further momentum to this open
source effort. With well-known vendors such as HP, Rackspace ... (more)
Thank you Gartner for your statements concurring and endorsing the notion of
clouds can be viable, however do your homework, welcome to the club.
Why am I thanking Gartner?
Simple, I appreciate Gartner now saying what has been said for a couple of
years hoping it will help to amplify the theme to the Gartner followers and
Gartner: Cloud storage viable option, but proceed carefully
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Sounds like Gartner has come to the same conclusion on what has been said for
several years now in posts, articles, keynotes... (more)