Google Compute Engine's Local SSD option is now generally available to the cloud provider's customers and partners. It was designed mainly for highly demanding applications that provide their own replication....More
"Better late than never" may be good words to live by, but be careful as to how late you are. This week, Microsoft is finding out the hard way after its Azure team finally outlined what caused the service outage a month ago....More
By ending its Infinite cloud storage service plan, Bitcasa has opened itself up to a class action lawsuit, which has encouraged the U.S. District Court in Northern California to issue a temporary restraining order....More
Microsoft is upping the ante in cloud storage, but only for a select group (granted, a rather large group) of customers. Microsoft has taken off the 1TB cap of OneDrive cloud storage available to its Office 365 customers, which now have unlimited cloud storage on both the vendor's consumer and commercial flavors of the cloud storage-as-a-service offering....More
The company that has aimed to build its reputation partly on its offering of unlimited cloud storage for a flat monthly fee is abandoning its Infinite cloud storage plans. The company noted in a blog post that lack of demand pushed them to end the service, although the blog also hinted at more issues with the unlimited storage service....More
Talkin' Cloud sat down with Rob Moyer, vice president of Cloud Services at Synnex (SNX), for a FastChat video to discuss how channel partners can leverage CLOUDSolv, the technology distributor's tool for selling cloud solutions.