Posts Tagged ‘online storage’

Why You Need to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Here’s one to file under, “We All Knew This was Going to Happen Sooner or Later” …

Several events recently have shown some of the weaknesses, or dangers, of cloud based hosting, and the need for information and guides to aid users in protecting their data in the cloud. To keep it simple: The cloud in the context of this article refers to all remote storage locations that you do not have full control over. This includes your Dropbox account, your videos on Youtube or the data that you upload to Facebook.


Amazon Cloud Drive – Free Online Storage

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

This is kind of an interesting application of cloud server technology. It makes a lot of sense; buy an MP3, then store it in the cloud for free …

Free online storage; every company and their mother seem to be offering cloud based storage these days. Amazon has joined the fray with Amazon Cloud Drive, offering five Gigabytes of free online storage to Amazon customers. It has been designed specifically for music, photos and documents, but it is possible to upload other files to the cloud servers as well. The service utilizes Amazons’ own Simple Storage Service (S3) that Amazon uses to run all of its web properties.