[February 19, 2010] Enterprises don't seem to be in much of a hurry to turn to the cloud to meet their storage networking needs, presenting a big obstacle for cloud storage providers.
Storage As A Service Catches On
With EMC, IBM, Dell and Google moving into online backup and e-mail archiving, the storage services market may have finally arrived.
[May 18, 2009] At EMC World, the data storage giant and AT&T offer proof that the cloud is ready for enterprises, but analysts and users may still need some convincing.
[June 12, 2008] RAID, NAS and sophisticated backup schemes have moved from enterprises into homes. So which high-end storage technologies could be next to work their way into the family den?
[April 30, 2008] Software as a Service is all the rage, but you need to know a few things before turning your data over to a third-party service provider.
[April 21, 2008] HP's new online backup service is off to a rough start. Update: HP says service back later this week.
[April 14, 2008] Most online e-mail archive providers charge by the byte, but Google goes subscription.
[February 19, 2008] The data security company targets small and mid-sized businesses with two online storage services and also revs up its Backup Exec line for Windows 2008.
[February 12, 2008] In a sign of just how hot online storage services have become, Dell is acquiring MessageOne and Atempo is scooping up Lighthouse Global Technologies.
[February 6, 2008] Google is harnessing its Postini acquisition to offer e-mail security, archiving and e-discovery services.
[February 1, 2008] Nirvanix hopes to give Amazon S3 a run for its money with an easy-to-use development environment.
[January 22, 2008] EMC's first Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering is a hosted backup service based on its Mozy acquisition.
[January 16, 2008] Online backup vendors have got it all wrong by using disk instead of tape.
[January 10, 2008] In what could be a sign of things to come for the storage market, online backup providers overwhelmingly favor disk over tape.
[December 6, 2007] In a sign that the online backup market is maturing, IBM buys in and Hitachi goes to Iceland for green data archiving. HDS also hints at some intriguing data mobility technology.
[September 26, 2007] EMC will soon move into the online backup space with the acquisition of Mozy, according to sources.
[September 17, 2007] Many SSPs didn't live up to their own hype the first time around, but now it appears that they may be here to stay.
[June 18, 2007] The storage media specialist launches a new online backup service aimed at SMBs.
[November 10, 2006] Small businesses have much to consider if they're going to make online backup work for them.
[March 27, 2006] What does the arrival of Amazon and Google mean for the world of storage?
[May 11, 2005] Backup tape troubles are opening the door for online backup services, and SMBs and branch offices are signing on.