Tag Archives: public cloud

What is cloud storage?

March 20, 2014 /

We’ve all read about cloud storage, about what it’s capable of and about how it’s revolutionizing storage.  But somehow, despite all the articles, blogs and discussion boards, we still seem to have trouble agreeing on what exactly cloud storage really is. Is it file storage? For many cloud storage…read more

Is it Time to Look Beyond the Cloud?

December 1, 2011 /

For some, it may be difficult to look beyond the logistics of public cloud. For many businesses that haven’t yet formulated their cloud adoption plans, the notion of looking beyond the cloud may sound a bit peculiar. After all, isn’t cloud the final frontier that promises to transform traditional…read more

Deploy Cloud Storage Before Your Users Do

September 22, 2010 /

I glanced through an interesting read last week of a CIO who refused to address an IT issue for a business manager because the issue involved cloud services. What makes the story interesting is that the manager had decided to bypass IT by using public cloud services without authorization.…read more

5 Considerations for Cloud SAN Software– Part 1

June 17, 2010 /

by Greg Roody I’m not sure why, but people seem to like lists.  I suppose it’s the same reason presenters like to use PowerPoint, it simplifies the discussion in a controlled way.  But whatever the reason, I was asked recently to give my opinion on the top 5 items…read more

Software products CloudArray and Symantec FileStore offer customers an economic, highly scalable and reliable tier of storage for data archive and replication

February 13, 2010 /

The applications for Cloud storage continue to pile on. And customers are driving the list! We just completed testing of CloudArray with Symantec FileStore; a highly scalable information services platform that offers high performance file serving. Designed for NFS, CIFS, HTTP and FTP, FileStore delivers concurrent and dependable file…read more