Backblaze takes on Amazon S3 with dirt-cheap data storage for developers

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September 22, 2015

Backblaze takes on Amazon S3 with dirt-cheap data storage for developers  by OWEN WILLIAMS Amazon’s S3 storage service is popular among developers because it’s cheap, fast and highly available, but Backblaze might be about to shake that up for good. The company, which is well known for unlimited file backup, has launched Backblaze B2 today to take on Amazon’s S3 service — at incredibly low prices. Built on top of the custom storage pod…

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Rackspace to Provide Managed AWS Services Before Year’s End

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August 20, 2015

Rackspace to Provide Managed AWS Services Before Year’s End Brought to you by Data Center Knowledge Rackspace is building a managed services product for Amazon Web Services, its rival in the public cloud market where Rackspace has struggled to grow. The Windcrest, Texas-based company’s CEO Taylor Rhodes said he expected to roll out managed AWS services later this year during his remarks on the company’s second-quarter earnings call Tuesday. Rhodes…

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Microsoft Azure Makes Migrating From AWS Easier

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July 11, 2015

Microsoft Azure Makes Migrating From AWS Easier, Improves High-Performance Computing Support Microsoft announced an update to its Azure cloud computing platform today. This update includes the launch of a couple of new features for developers who want to run large-scale, compute-intensive applications on the platform, as well as new features for Azure Site Recovery that will make it easier for developers to migrate to Azure from AWS. After Microsoft acquired InMage almost…

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Cloud storage Who is really winning this Race

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July 7, 2015

Cloud storage Who is really winning this Race Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Storage Services.     The public cloud storage service market is evolving rapidly, with early signs of consolidation amid growing price competition that impact IT leaders. Gartner assesses the key cloud storage service providers on their execution prowess and strategic vision.    

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NEW Veeam Availability Suite v9

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June 25, 2015

NEW Veeam Availability Suite v9   RTPO<15 minutes for ALL applications and data Enabling the Always-On Business with Availability for the Modern Data Center You’ll be the first to know when v9 is here! Some Expected features Veeam integration with EMC snapshots Backup from Storage Snapshots and Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots with EMC VNX and VNXe hybrid storage arrays. Veeam Cloud Connect—Now with replication Fast, secure cloud-based disaster recovery Ensure…

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Backing up your Cloud VMs Will Save In The End

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June 25, 2015

Backing up your Cloud VMs Will Save In The End!   Like my current company many are not willing to take the plung into the Cloud. There are plenty of Organization that have moved workloads to the Cloud other have embraced it entirely. Right now Microsoft is offer Start-Ups finanical assistance to start in the cloud. The question is always “Why Not” Amazon, Microsoft, Rackspace to name a few all…

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Veeam Cloud Connect – Modern Data Center

Veeam Cloud Connect – Modern Data Center   Get your backups off site without the cost and complexity of managing an offsite infrastructure. Veeam® Cloud Connect provides a fully integrated, fast and secure way to backup and restore from the cloud. Simply choose a Veeam service provider and point your backups to their hosted backup repository—offsite backup has never been so easy!   Mastering the “3-2-1 rule” The “3-2-1 rule”…

June 25, 2015
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It’s time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy

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June 24, 2015

It’s time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy   There has always been a golden rule of backup “The 3-2-1 rule” simple backup strategy: Three copies of your data, in two different formats, with one of those copies offsite. These three copies ensures redundancy   Many companies moved away from tape as primary backup to hard disk, using tape as a secondary. But cloud backups are…

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Benefits Of Enterprise Mobility Solutions

Benefits Of Enterprise Mobility Solutions By James Jeffrey  |   Submitted On June 09, 2015 In today’s highly competitive world where profit maximization is the only mantra, business enterprises of all sizes and types are looking for highly effective resources that can be optimized and used to boost overall productivity and have a competitive edge in the global market. That is why enterprise mobility solutions are being seen as a perfect way…

June 20, 2015
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Cisco Puts Intercloud In Higher Gear By Adding AWS, Microsoft Azure Functionality

Cisco Puts Intercloud In Higher Gear By Adding AWS, Microsoft Azure Functionality byMark Haranas on June 10, 2015, 3:20 pm EDT Cisco Systems Wednesday stepped up its Intercloud offensive with new functionality for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Cisco, which has boasted that its recently launched Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud Bundle is 40 percent cheaper for large workloads than AWS, has now extended its virtual machine on-boarding to support Amazon…

June 12, 2015
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