NovaBACKUP Supports Integration of Amazon S3 Cloud

NovaBACKUP Supports Integration of Amazon S3 Cloud NovaStor’s NovaBACKUP is offering support to all popular storage devices together with seamless integration of Amazon S3 Cloud Storage. This is ensuring full on-site and off-site data protection and is ideal for the current business environment that is encouraging companies to adopt cloud storage. NovaStor is an international

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Cloud Based Service Level Agreements – Two Different Worlds

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Cloud Based Service Level Agreements A common theme in the chatter about cloud computing is the need for SLAs around performance and availability. These SLAs simply don’t exist or are specified in a way that makes them look like they’ll never be violated. For example, Amazon’s availability SLA is around the network connectivity for an

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Amazon Announces Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)

Amazon Announces Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) lets you provision a private, isolated section of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud where you can launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. With Amazon VPC, you can define a virtual network topology that closely resembles a traditional

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A Taxonomy Of The Amazon Cloud

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Using the Amazon cloud is a challenge, partly due to the overwhelming number of terms that must be understood to just get your servers up and running. Below is a taxonomy break-down that you can use as a reference for getting started with the Amazon cloud.: Cloud Computing: A self-service environment for the creation of highly-scalable applications,

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Cloud Security: Keeping Those Keys Safe

Cloud security: Keeping those keys safe Jack Murgia, from Cloud Controllers, sent me an interesting query last week: “How does LabSlice ensure that the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Access Keys remain secure within the application?” This is a great question, as the AWS Access Keys are the keys to the house for any business using the

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25 Cloud Storage and Sharing Services Online

25 Cloud Storage and Sharing Services Online (Updated list from our previous post…) Ubuntu One Is your personal cloud. But it’s not just about syncing files — whether you need to access your contacts, notes or bookmarks from any computer or the web, enjoy your favorite music from a cloud integrated store or stream your

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3 Quick Ways To Reduce Your Amazon EC2 Cloud Charges

Reducing Your Amazon EC2 Cloud Charges The Biggest difference between standard web hosting and cloud-based hosting can be seen when you get the monthly bill. A standard web host, like GoDaddy, will charge you a flat monthly fee and give you access to a single, fixed server. Whereas a cloud-based host, like Amazon EC2 will

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Cloud Computing and Google Docs

Why Cloud Computing? Imagine the absence of a power grid throughout the nation, necessitating the presence of a generator in every home for producing electricity. Seems inefficient, doesn’t it? Well, if so be the case, why do we have our computers filled with software we use intermittently? Wouldn’t it be meaningful to use software the same

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AWS Start-Up Challenge 2010 Regional Semi-Finalists

Here is a partial list of semi-finalists for the AWS Start-Up Challange. From the group of semi-finalists, seven finalists will be inivited to Silicon Valley for the finale on December 8th where they will compete for the grand prize of $50,000 in cash.  Full Source of this information is from the AWS Blog LabSlice –

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CloudTweaks Interview With GigaSpaces

Interview With Mr. Adi Paz Of GigaSpaces CloudTweaks had an opportunity this week to interview Mr. Adi Paz, EVP of Marketing & Business Development at GigaSpaces XAP.  Adi Paz is Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, responsible for developing and communicating GigaSpaces’ strategy, managing the company’s go-to- market activities and its strategic alliances.

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Sony Challenges Apple ITunes with New Cloud Based Digital Service.

Sony Challenges Apple ITunes with New Cloud Based Digital Service. Sony has made an announcement at the at the IFA conference in Berlin. They have announced that they will be competing with Apple iTunes by offering an unlimited cloud-based music service which will be accessible through the PS3 and other cloud connected mobile devices.  This

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Eucalyptus 2.0 Major New Version of its Open Source Private Cloud Platform

Delivers High Scalability and Flexibility for Private Cloud Computing Santa Barbara, Calif. (PRWEB) August 25, 2010 Eucalyptus Systems, Inc., creators of the leading open source private cloud platform, today announced a major update of the open source Eucalyptus software. Eucalyptus 2.0 features increased scalability to support massive private and hybrid clouds as well as enhanced

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How to Use Amazon Simple Notification Service – Beginners Level Tutorial

How to Use Amazon Simple Notification Service SNS (Simple Notification Service) is one of the major web services provided by Amazon. As the name suggests, it is a web service used to send notifications over cloud network without having any hardware and software specifications. Specially designed for developers, this service is highly scalable, flexible and

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