Keep your eyes to sky because clouds are in the forecast. Amazon Web Services has reported massive growth for its number of objects stored in the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), with a 192 percent increase year-over-year.
Guest Post Business owners, chief information officers, and even chief executives are looking at storage with new eyes. They see that storage is a critical component of managing data, “internet-of-things,” Big Data, cloud services, and analytics. Smarter storage is necessary for businesses to stay ahead as data continues to explode. For example, research firm IDC estimates that online content will total 2.7 zettabytes in 2012, up 48 percent from 2011.
After employees of file-sharing services Megaupload were arrested, similar digital locker services FileSonic, FileServe, and others have stopped allowing users to share the files they upload with others,
Cloud storage company Box updated its iPhone and iPad apps today, realizing that the world outside the office is no longer an oyster, but a giant second office.
A number of Hewlett-Packard PCs are getting new cloud options through a partnership with Box today.
Editor's Pick There is so much happening right now in emerging cloud computing — the entire economy is being disrupted by the trend.
SolidFire, a solid-state storage provider for cloud services, has raised a new $25 million round of funding to help improve performance and reliability for emerging cloud providers, the company revealed Monday.
Cloud storage startup Dropbox has secured a new $250 million dollar round of funding, the company announced today.
Cloud storage provider Box.net today announced it has closed an $81 million extension to its fourth round of funding, which includes new investors New Enterprise Associates and Bessemer Venture Partners.
Cloud-based social media data backup service Backupify has released a new report on data loss via Google Apps services.
Editor's Pick The first time I met Box.net chief executive Aaron Levie, he showed me a magic trick with a deck of cards.
Cloud storage provider Box.net will now work with Salesforce.com’s enterprise social network, Chatter, and its mobile application will now come pre-loaded on the Motorola Xoom tablet, the company announced today.
Device manufacturer HTC has partnered with Dropbox to give 5GB of free cloud storage to new HTC Android phone owners using the new Sense 3.5 interface, according to Pocket-lint.
Developers and other brave souls who have been testing out Apple’s iCloud storage service will lose access to their iCloud backups on September 22, as Apple gears up to release the final build of iOS 5 that will end up shipping on the iPhone 5, reports 9to5Mac.
Editor's Pick Cloud storage provider Box.net was a presenter at Dreamforce this year.
Bitcasa, an online storage service that turns your hard drive into a cloud server with “infinite” space, launched today at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 conference in San Francisco.
Cloud storage provider Box.net has raised $19 million of a $35 million extension to its fourth round of funding, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Box.net chief executive Aaron Levie confirmed the round to VentureBeat.
Many hoped that Apple’s iCloud web apps would offer a fully functional version of iWork, but it doesn’t seem likely for the service’s initial launch, according to a demo video recorded by a iOS developer today.
Apple has launched the beta website for its iCloud storage service, which is currently only available to those with a developer account.
For years, YouSendIt has been one of the top sites for consumers and businesses to send files to each other that are too big for e-mail. Now the company is bringing both its brand and its service into the now by offering a Dropbox-like cloud storage and file sharing solution.
If Hollywood ever needs a cloud storage facility for a movie scene, they need to call the folks at online storage and backup company Backblaze. You can just picture Tom Cruise, playing a secret agent dressed in black, sneaking around the rows of shiny red pods in the white storage facility (half a city block long). This is what cloud storage should look like, and the company is now sharing their secrets.
Cloud storage provider Box.net is unveiling a new set of code libraries that will let app developers quickly embed the company’s storage and collaboration tools into their apps, the company announced today.
Cloud storage service Dropbox is raising a new $200-$300 million round of funding at a $5-$10 billion valuation, reports TechCrunch.
Conferences are one way enterprise vendors build excitement and support for what could otherwise be dry and obscure technologies. Now Box.net is joining the party with its own cloud-centric conference.
Business social networking company Jive published a study conducted by Penn Schoen Berland today that shows more than three-fourths of the top executives in large enterprises consider collaboration software like Yammer and Huddle a top priority.
There’s not much future in online office-suite apps, like the ones Microsoft and Apple offer, if you believe Box.net chief executive Aaron Levie.
Cloud storage provider Box.net announced today that it is integrating Google Docs into its main web application, giving all Box.net customers the ability to create and edit Google Docs from within Box.net.
Enterprise cloud-storage provider Box.net is preparing to move into new quarters, a larger office space located between Palo Alto and Los Altos Hills, VentureBeat has learned. Box.net chief executive Aaron Levie confirmed the move in a phone call Tuesday afternoon.
Cloud storage service Dropbox disclosed Monday that all of its users’ files were publicly accessible for nearly four hours on Sunday due a bug in the company’s authentication mechanism. From 1:54 p.m. to 5:41 p.m., anyone could access a Dropbox account without using the correct password.
After seemingly being ignored for months, Microsoft announced a major facelift for its SkyDrive cloud storage service today. Gone is the SkyDrive site’s reliance on Silverlight, Microsoft’s Flash competitor for interactive websites, in favor of a faster HTML5-driven interface.
Only days after Apple announced its new iCloud service at WWDC, the company iCloud Communications has filed a trademark lawsuit against Apple.
If you somehow managed to miss out on Amazon’s 99-cent deal for Lady Gaga’s newest album on Monday, fear not. Amazon is now offering “Born This Way” for a buck again today — and this time, the company says its servers won’t collapse under the onslaught of rabid music fans.
Virtual storage startup Nutanix came out of stealth mode today, officially announcing $13.2 million in a first round of institutional funding.
Amazon Cloud Drive, the online retailer’s most recent foray into web-based storage and media streaming, has a fatal flaw, according to online storage provider Box.net’s chief executive Aaron Levie — it can’t share content between accounts.
Low-cost online storage provider Egnyte announced today that it has raised $10 million from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
HBMG is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Kuggaa Mobile is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.