We all know that Amazon is a major player in the U.S. on numerous fronts, and the Amazon Cloud Player certainly counts as one. The Cloud Player, as you may know, provides the ability to upload music to Amazon’s servers allowing playback on a device without taking up precious storage space on the device. However, while we’ve been enjoying this service in the U.S.
I am interested in rolling my own sever backup routine using Amazon S3 or even Google Storage as my storage host. I currently use Mozy Pro (I opted into their new pricing model which allows me share my backup storage pool across numerous servers). I want a storage system that allows me to have more control over the storage scheme than what Mozy offers.
Amazon.com beat Apple and Google to launching a cloud-based music service, offering 5GB of free music storage accessible via PC, Macs, and Android phones and tablets. The Amazon Cloud Drive service and Cloud Player for Android app, however, could face a legal challenge from the recording industry....
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE: AVT) are expected to unveil a cloud computing partnership, Talkin’ Cloud reported. For VARs that offer on-premise database and storage solutions, the Amazon-Avnet relationship could offer a clearer path into cloud services.
Google has dropped cloud storage pricing 20 percent, has added a set of new features, and is expanding its availability in Europe — all in advance of rival Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) first major event this week in Las Vegas.
With the drop in pricing, Google is offering a new service called Durable Reduced Availability Storage, a service that allows people to store data at a lower price
Amazon today announced that it’s making Zocalo, its secure document storage and sharing service designed for enterprise use, generally available. The news comes, not coincidentally, on a day when cloud storage competitor Dropbox announced lowered pricing and storage increases for its Pro customers. Read More
Amazon today announced a new round of price cuts for a number of services on its cloud platform, including its S3 storage service, EC2 cloud computing platform, ElastiCache, Elastic MapReduce and RDS cloud databases that will bring the cost of running applications on Amazon’s platform closer to the new prices Google announced earlier this week.