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Gray Hall offers his insights about the critically important question we’re asking: how will cloud computing disrupt your business model? We start by defining a basic yet useful framework for understanding business models; this framework applies to businesses of all types and is adapted from Wikipedia . We’ll look at causes and types of disruption, keeping in mind that disruption can produce both positive and negative change. We’ll also tell you where the money is - i.e., the areas which offer the most promise in terms of business opportunity and profit. In his introductory post, Steve mentioned that when we were at VeriCenter we became aware of a new sort of challenge facing our industry - from outside entrants like Amazon.com who were beginning to grow their cloud storage and cloud computing businesses, leveraging internal web-based infrastructure. We knew then t... (more)

NetApp to Deliver Infrastructures and Services for the Cloud

As part of NetApp's cloud computing news announcements, NetApp highlighted its close relationships with industry-leading Information Technology (IT) vendors and enterprise Value Added Resellers (VARs) to provide enterprise customers with the technology and solutions needed to build their cloud infrastructures, including global service providers and system integrators that are leveraging NetApp technology to create cloud service offerings for their own enterprise customers. "NetApp believes that because there are several elements that must come together to create a cloud infrastructure, no single vendor is able to adequately address each and every layer," said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Solutions Marketing, NetApp. "It's imperative that customers identify the right partners that can provide the services, technology, and integration necessary for their unique ... (more)

Cloud Computing: The Glide Ad Free Alternative

Glide OS on Wednesday announced the launch of GDrive, your private cloud storage solution with 30 GBs of free storage. Users who want additional storage can upgrade to Glide Premium now with 250 GBs for $50.00 a year or 20 cents per GB per year. Store your photos, music, videos, documents, contacts, calendars and bookmarks in your GDrive. There are virtually no restrictions on file types that can be stored. GDrive can be accessed from Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris, Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Palm Pre, Symbian and Windows Mobile and over 100 mobile devices. Glide OS provides sophisticated rights-based file management and sharing, file synchronization and automated cross platform compatibility through device recognition and file conversion technology for easy file sharing and collaboration. Glide supports over 250 different file formats for automated file conversi... (more)

Memopal Online Backup Ranked as the best Online Backup Service in Europe according to BackupReview.info

Memopal Online Backup Ranked as the best Online Backup Service in Europe according to BackupReview.info Selected from 25 Online Backup services throughout the world in the Consumer category. Rome, July 10, 2009. Memopal is the number 1 Online Backup provider in Europe according to BackupReview. Just in one year time, the European start-up has conquered BackupReview's “Top 25” ranking, which includes the 25 best Online Backup services throughout the world, awarding it first place in Europe and second place worldwide. “We are proud that a small European start-up is able to produce technology and win global recognition” said Marco Trombetti, Memopal's CEO. BackupReview is one of the most authoritative sources of Online Backup news. Every month, it publishes a ranking that classifies backup services by their target audience: Consumer, Small Medium Business and Enterprise,... (more)

Gladinet Releases Cloud Desktop v1.4.2 with Support for Windows Azure

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 ready for the introduction of Windows Azure. Our newest version of Cloud Desktop enables users to mount Azure storage and many other cloud storage services as a virtual drive or folder on their computers." The platform upgrades Windows Explorer into a cloud storage portal, and users can map eac... (more)

Windows Azure Blob Storage vs. Amazon S3

Amazon Session at Cloud Expo This week, Gladinet Cloud Desktop reached version 1.4.2 (build 232). Windows Azure Blob Storage has been officially added to the list of supported Cloud Storage Providers (S3, AT&T, Google,e tc.) This means you can map a network drive to the Windows Azure Blob Storage and start using it from Windows Explorer (See this link for detailed How-To information). As always, every time we add a new storage provider integration, we would compare it to the existing ones, such as Amazon S3. Since Gladinet Cloud Desktop can map both as virtual folders in a network drive, a quick drag-and-drop upload/download experiment should be easy. Sometime ago, I did a simple comparison between EMC Atmos onLine and Amazon S3. I also did a simple comparison between AT&T Synaptic Storage and Amazon S3. The performance data are pretty much in line with one and othe... (more)

Deliver Cloud Storage to Your Desktop

Cloud Hosting Journal on Ulitzer Cloud Storage Services were relatively unknown until Amazon mass produced the now well-known S3 (Simple Storage Service). S3 may not be the first cloud storage service but it is among the first for the public with billions of objects stored. Now we are seeing other cloud storage vendors coming out, such as Nirvanix, Windows Azure, EMC Atmos Online/AT&T, Parascale, Box.net and etc. Google has long been in the cloud services business with the GMail service, the Google Apps Engine, the Picasa photo service and etc, with Google storage backing them up. Desktop Access to the Cloud A common theme of cloud storage services is that they all provide some API (Application Programming Interface) over HTTP. If the Cloud Storage were to be as popular today as the FTP for the past decade, it needs to have a desktop client that delivers the remote ... (more)

Let's Rethink Our Views of Storage Before It Is Too Late

When I was in Radiographer (X-Ray Tech) training in the Army, we were told the cautionary tale of a man who walked into an emergency room with a hatchet in his forehead and blood everywhere. As the staff of the emergency room rushed to treat the man’s very serious head injury, his condition continued to degrade. Blood everywhere, people rushing to and fro, the XRay tech with a portable XRay machine trying to squeeze in while nurses and doctors are working hard to keep the patient alive. And all the frenzied work failed. If you’ve ever been in an ER where a patient dies – particularly one that dies of traumatic injuries rather than long-term illness – it is difficult at best. You want to save everyone, but some people just don’t make it. They’re too injured, or came to the ER too late, or the precise injury is not treatable in the time available. It happens, but no o... (more)

Introducing Glacier Support for CloudBerry Backup

CloudBerry S3 Backup is a powerful Windows program that automate backup and restore processes to Amazon S3 cloud storage. Now with Amazon Glacier support Amazon Glacier, a secure, reliable and low cost storage service designed for data archiving and backup. In order to keep costs low, Amazon Glacier is optimized for data that is infrequently accessed and for which retrieval times of several hours are suitable. With Amazon Glacier, you can reliably store large or small amounts of data for as little as $0.01 per gigabyte per month. The latest release of CloudBerry Backup  comes with full support for Amazon Glacier. Using the product you can move your files to Glacier vaults taking advantage of the extremely low cost storage . Register Glacier account Choose Glacier storage type in the Backup Wizard Note. Current version of CloudBerry Backup doesn't  allow you: 1. Restore ... (more)

Securing Cloud Data from Cybercrime, Intrusion and Surveillance

By John Sotiropoulos - In my previous post  (Cloud Data, Security, Privacy & Confidentiality/ The ISV Perspective) I talked about the increasing exposure of data, the changing landscape of data confidentiality and the need to shield data rather than retreat into – largely mythical  -“safe heavens” of on premise.  When storing data in the cloud, key management becomes a critical aspect of data confidentiality and a new crop of vendors are beginning to emerge simplifying encryption and key management. Having looked at most of the new crop of cloud encryption vendors, we liked Porticor for its innovative application of homomorphic algorithm to split key encryption and its use of a customer-owned security appliance.   The combination of two eliminates the need to expose the encryption key and minimizes the risks offering a unique approach to comply with EU data protect... (more)

The SMAC Future of the Internet

The Internet is a funny thing. From its origins – military projects and all that – the Internet was meant to be a tool of mass communication. From its earliest days, it was meant to open up the world to the masses by making the world a more inclusive place. To connect everything to everyone by making the world smaller. That was and still is the overall plan for the Internet. However over time a funny thing has happened – with the ever increasing ability of communications, the Internet as a whole hasn’t lived up to its promise of connecting everything to everyone, everywhere. Due to multiple obstacles, the limiting of information, firewalls and monetary issues, the Internet is still relativity in its infancy promise stage. Well, with the advent of SMAC, the promise of everything to everyone, everywhere, is starting to take shape. What is SMAC? Right off the bat, a... (more)