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Cloud storage plans compared

Cloud storage has changed the way we use computers and data. Thanks to the cloud you can breathe easier. Your files are safe, even if something terrible happens to your computer, phone or tablet. You can have near-instant access to any of your files from almost everywhere. There’s a chance you already have cloud storage. […]

Microsoft breaks unlimited OneDrive promise 

At ZDNet Ed Bott reports: A little over a year ago, Microsoft announced with great fanfare that all Office 365 subscribers would get ‘unlimited’ OneDrive storage. Tonight, months after an executive shakeup, the company says it has no intention of keeping those promises. Source: Microsoft reneges on ‘unlimited’ OneDrive storage promise for Office 365 subscribers […]

Dell and EMC: Twilight of the gods

At heart, Dell and EMC are hardware companies. They face a serious problem: customers have lost interest in hardware. On October 12 Dell said it will pay US$67 billion for EMC. It’s the biggest technology deal ever and the latest in a never-ending wave of mergers. Dell may pay too much for EMC’s business. The […]

Tackling data sovereignty

From a story I wrote for TechTarget’s Storage ANZ eZine: Storage is a popular and fast-growing cloud service in Australia, but it comes with its challenges, not least local laws and latency Download the February ANZ Storage Management e-zine. There is a form to fill in, but that’ll give you access to a lot more […]

Google Drive for Work, more than unlimited storage

Google gave cloud storage prices another down twist this week announcing Google Drive for Work. The service is a business version of Google Drive. It comes complete with administrative controls and APIs. However, the headline story is Drive for Work offers customers unlimited cloud storage for US$10 per user per month. Google announced Drive for […]