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EMC Session at Cloud Expo There are certainly many benefits to backing up your data to EMC Atmos, but how can users be sure that noone can look at their files after they’re backed up online? Until now, that was a nagging question with no good answer. With the introduction of AES 128-bit encryption for files backed up to EMC Atmos, Gladinet is tackling that concern head-on: The system encrypts users’ files on the storage client before saving them on the servers in their encrypted form. Cloud Desktop 2.0 allows EMC Atmos to be mapped as a network drive. To backup securely to EMC Atmos, we have to first select a folder for encryption in the Virtual Directory Manager of the Gladinet Management Console: Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! After clicking on the icon to add a new encrypted folder, select the EMC Atmos folder that will be your... (more)

Manage Azure Blob Storage With Ease

After the Gladinet Cloud Desktop 1.4.232 release, it is fairly easy to manage Azure Blob Storage from your Windows Explorer directly. Feature Highlight: (1) Map a Network Drive Letter to the Azure Blob Storage You can map multiple Azure Blob Storage Account as side-by-side virtual folders in the same network drive. You can do drag-and-drop between local drive and the Azure drive. (2) Schedule Automatic Backup of Files-by-Type. You can backup documents, pictures, music or videos to Azure Blob Storage. (3) Schedule Automatic Backup of Local Folders You can pick local folders to ba... (more)

Migrating Data from Amazon S3 to Azure

Windows Azure Session at Cloud Expo Windows Azure enables the hosting of web applications in Microsoft data centers on a scalable and highly available platform. To do so, Microsoft has provided a set of services aimed at making it easier for developers to build applications that scale and elastically utilize physical or logical resources in the cloud. They have also provided a lot of value to lure customers away from services like Amazon S3. Depending on usage patterns, storage is cheaper on Azure and is also free for the first 8 months; the C# API and dev studio integration are... (more)

The Journey to the EMC Atmos Cloud

EMC World 2010 is over. One of the key take away is the vision of “Hundreds of Public Clouds” and “The Journey to the Private Cloud”. For Small and Medium businesses (SMBs), having hundreds of public clouds to pick from is a very good news. Businesses can continue to drive the infrastructure cost down by leveraging the clouds and focusing on the key competency of the business. As shown below, AT&T Synaptic Storage is one of the biggest public cloud built on EMC Atmos technology. Anyone can sign up for an account and start using it immediately. For the smallest deployment, SMBs c... (more)

Grow Your Business with Amazon S3

A March 9 2010 report states that Amazon S3 had over 102 billion objects. I was searching on the Internet, trying to find the most recent report (Aug 2010). I didn’t find what I was looking for. However, I found reports on Amazon S3 data for different time spots from April 07 all the way to March 10, which will be good enough to see a trend and extrapolating to August 2010.   After I put the data in to Excel and plot it out.  A nice trend line shows. The red line is an exponential trend and the green line is a polynomial trend. From the trends, it is fair to say Amazon S3 now h... (more)