Data stored in Google’s inexpensive alternative to offline cold storage can be accessed in under 3 seconds A new service from Google aims to provide Google Cloud Platform users with a way to archive data at low cost — optionally via common backup products — and retrieve that data in seconds.
More than three-quarters of WordPress users are currently not using backup plugins, according to a report by website backup service CodeGuard on Tuesday. CodeGuard surveyed 503 WordPress users last month to understand how often they backed up their websites and the tools they used to do so. CodeGuard found that 24
HP introduced its new Cloudline servers Tuesday at the Open Compute Summit to provide service providers with low cost, scalable infrastructure. The Cloudline family of servers are intended to maximize data center efficiency and increase cloud service agility for providers running hyperscale architectures, the company said in a blog post.
Google Compute Engine, the company’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud, suffered its second outage in less than one month’s time. While not as serious as the Google cloud outage a few weeks ago, the network was again the culprit. Some Google cloud users experienced disruptions for 45 minutes beginning Sunday around 10 a.m.
Big Blue is trying to prime the pump for Power-based cloud computing services and challenge Intel in hyperscale data centers IBM will roll out a cloud computing service next quarter using OpenPower-based servers, continuing an effort to expand the market for Power processors and challenge Intel in hyperscale data centers.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the most popular enterprise cloud service, according to the latest quarterly report from Skyhigh Networks, while the number of cloud services used by firms continues to rise. According to the report the average employee uses 27 apps at work, while the average number of cloud
IBM has launched IBM Spectrum Storage, a new storage portfolio which adds a layer of intelligent software to store each piece of data at the optimal cost maximising performance and security. The tech giant has also put more than $1bn of investments into its storage software portfolio over the next
61% of financial businesses are developing a cloud strategy within their organisation, according to a report from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The paper, in conjunction with CipherCloud and interviewing over 100 global participants across the financial sector, found that businesses are slowly but surely moving into the cloud, with
Cloud adoption is getting hot in Brazil with 42 percent of companies planning to invest in cloud during 2015 and 41 percent already using it, according to a Frost and Sullivan survey released Thursday. Twenty-five percent of the companies planning to invest in cloud this year are doing so for
Nearly all organizations would use hybrid cloud if the public Internet structure could be made more secure, yet most of them (57 percent) are migrating back to private clouds due to security and data protection concerns. Although most of organizations have some type of cloud, not all the data is