Tag: cloud storage

Global Cloud

Global cloud growth is slowing at last

May 1, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Despite earlier figures that suggested spending on cloud computing was continuing to grow as businesses were optimizing rather than cutting, but new figures from Synergy Research Group(opens in new tab) suggest that simply isn’t the case. While companies continue to […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Flexera’s Brian Adler on the State of the Cloud, 2023

April 6, 2023

Via: eWeek

I spoke with Brian Adler, Sr. Director, Cloud Market Strategy at Flexera, about this year’s State of the Cloud 2023 report, which provides a complete portrait of current cloud usage. Among the topics we covered: What was your single biggest […]

Global Cloud

Google Drive has suddenly decided to introduce a file cap – but you might never hit it

April 3, 2023

Via: TechRadar

It’s official – cloud storage provider Google Drive has decided to add an official cap on the amount of files that can be stored on a single account. Per Ars Technica(opens in new tab), the limit, set at five million […]

Global Cloud

Akamai beefs up cloud storage offering with acquisition

March 3, 2023

Via: TechRadar

CDN specialist Akamai has acquired cloud storage technology provider Ondat in a surprising move that will beef up its own Connected Cloud offering, launched only a few days ago. Details of the acquisition of the London-based company have not been […]

Cloud Security

Data-at-Rest Encryption in the Cloud: Explore Your Options

March 2, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

From aircraft and car manufacturers to pharmaceutical and high-tech companies, military institutions and suppliers – various industries fear espionage. While most of us are too irrelevant in the global struggle for economic and technological dominance, some companies and institutions are […]

Cloud Clients

When finops costs you more in the end

February 21, 2023

Via: Info World

It’s always healthy to take a critical view of any new technology or approach, and cloud finops (financial operations) is no different. As we’re learning about what finops does well, we’re also learning about what needs to be worked on. […]

Global Cloud

Cloud egress costs: What they are and how to dodge them

January 23, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

The cloud’s pay-as-you-go model offers flexibility and an easy way to expand data storage. But, although most cloud providers allow free data uploads to their infrastructure, downloading – or even moving – data from cloud storage comes at a cost. […]

Service Models

Sovereign Cloud: What’s Under The Hood Of Cloud Delivery Models And Business Strategies

December 7, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Businesses and government organizations have realized that 100% cloud sovereignty is necessary. What is 100% cloud sovereignty? Why can you ignore it when moving to the cloud? This post uncovers the aspects of sovereign cloud and how businesses can ensure […]

Cloud Clients

Apple improves for better ease of use

October 27, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Apple is testing improvements to designed to make it easier to use — and has unveiled a new look and a few new tricks to reflect features recently introduced in its operating systems. iCloud services for the rest of […]

Cloud Security

BlackByte ransomware will now stash your data in the cloud

October 24, 2022

Via: TechRadar

One of the most prominent ransomware variants around today has become even more deadly with the addition of a new custom tool that stores stolen sensitive data in the cloud. Cybersecurity researchers from Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team have published a […]

Global Cloud

European cloud market is being dominated by three big players

September 30, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Google now control nearly three-quarters (72%) of the European enterprise cloud storage market, a new study has claimed. Synergy Research Group found tha, although cloud hosting providers local to the region have seen revenues […]

Cloud Security

Nearly all firms have suffered a cloud security issue this year

September 16, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Four in five companies have had at least one serious cloud security incident in the past 12 months, a new report from Snyk has found, with data breaches, data leaks, and perimeter breaches all sadly increasingly common. The attacks occur […]

Global Cloud

Cloud storage TCO: Key pitfalls and how to avoid them

August 24, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Cost is often the key factor when it comes to moving IT to the cloud. In practice, working out the cost of moving a workload or business process to the cloud is complex. And, just as with on-premise hardware, there […]

Global Cloud

8 enterprise storage trends to watch

July 14, 2022

Via: Network World

The data storage industry is experiencing a major transformation driven by multiple factors, including the need for security, speed, efficiency, and lower costs. IT research firm Gartner recently predicted 23-times growth in shipped petabytes through 2030, a trajectory that promises […]

Global Cloud

NHS trust cuts costs and refresh cycle with Wasabi cloud storage

July 13, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Imperial College NHS Trust has broken reliance on on-prem storage and moved a big chunk of its capacity to Wasabi’s cloud object and file storage. The move is expected to cut storage costs by 30% and reduce painful refresh cycles […]

Global Cloud

NetApp Ontap to be sole vSAN storage alternative in the cloud

July 11, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

NetApp is set to benefit from an exclusive partnership with VMware, in which its Ontap-based cloud storage services will be the only ones officially supported by vSphere instances in the cloud. For enterprise customers that means Ontap storage services will […]

Global Cloud

Get 1TB of cloud storage for a lifetime for just $140

May 16, 2022

Via: ZDnet

The digital world has its conveniences: apps, 4K entertainment, high-quality cameras that fit in our pockets, and the like. However, one of the most frustrating things that come with them is the space they consume on our hard drives. Deleting […]

Global Cloud

Cloud computing spending is growing again and there’s more to come

April 4, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Businesses around the world spent $21.1 billion on cloud infrastructure services in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021, signaling a rebound in spending on cloud storage and compute power. Spending on cloud infrastructure was up 13.5% in the quarter year […]


Top Business Benefits of Cloud Migration

March 31, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Over the last decade, cloud computing has completely transformed the business world, with more and more companies adopting cloud services and the use of data centers. From hosted services and cloud applications, to electronic messaging or cloud storage, cloud migration […]

Service Models

Overdoing service-focused cloud development

February 8, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Service-oriented development is older than most people realize. Yes, the notion of microservices is a relatively new trend; however, developers have used services for years to build applications and orchestrations out of existing services that you don’t develop or net-new […]