Amazon Web Services has released a new dense storage instance.
When it comes to cloud storage, it's easy to see how it's becoming a market flooded with competition. Most cloud services providers are taking what I'll call the traditional approach to cloud storage--low-cost commodity storage. That's the way Amazon Web Services does it, and its business practices are guiding the rest of the industry. It's a price war.
Google's latest product in the cloud storage war is directly aimed at Amazon Glacier, but whereas Glacier is archival storage with long retrieval times, Google Cloud Storage Nearline is being presented as "near-online" storage with offline storage prices.
The growing number of enterprise storage options are overwhelming corporate consumers, and also investors--especially when it comes to newly public Box.
In its latest version, Dropbox has added a new action extension to iOS 8 that enable users to save files directly to the cloud storage service from any iOS app. With this capability already available on Android devices, Dropbox is appealing to more BYOD users with this move.
Employees who use their personal devices at work often put their work documents in a public cloud storage service. To address this threat, MobileIron is launching on Wednesday its content security service, which allows security to be managed at the document-level across different cloud storage services.
A recent survey by marketing resource management company North Plains revealed 70 percent of respondents rely heavily on email to manage digital assets in the workplace.
Forbes contributor Ben Kepes has an interesting viewpoint about the cloud storage space.
For enterprise users of iPad who need to work with business documents, don't fret. There are alternatives to the Microsoft Office for iPad app, notes James Kendrick with ZDNet.
Dropbox continues its march toward enterprise acceptance with this week's planned launch of Dropbox for Business API. It's designed to let developers create enterprise-level apps atop Dropbox to suit an organization's specific needs.