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As a CTO or an IT admin thinking about AT&T Synaptic Storage, you may be looking for an access solution that delivers AT&T Synaptic Cloud Storage to your user’s desktops and your organization’s file servers. Thinking access? Try Gladinet … CloudAFS and Cloud Desktop complement each other to provide IT professionals with a complete access solution for their AT&T Synaptic users. Whether the needs involve expanding storage space, replacing tape backup systems, or supporting various local or remote access scenarios, Gladinet has the answer. IT professionals who need direct desktop access to the cloud can use Gladinet Cloud Desktop. By mapping cloud storage as a secure virtual network drive, Gladinet Cloud Desktop enables users to seamlessly and quickly access, aggregate and backup to the cloud directly from Windows® Explorer. Cloud Desktop is fully integrated with EMC A... (more)

Setup File Server with Amazon S3

You have a file server for your team to share. You have heard of cloud storage and the leading service such as Amazon S3. Now you are considering how to extend your file server with cloud storage services. Objectives There are several objectives to combine a file server with cloud storage service. First, you want your team to continue to have the same user experience with the file server since they are already familiar with the file server. Second, you will like to extend the file server’s capacity with cloud storage so you don’t need to buy internal hard drives. Third, possibly ... (more)

Migrating Data from Amazon S3 to Azure

Windows Azure Session at Cloud Expo Windows Azure enables the hosting of web applications in Microsoft data centers on a scalable and highly available platform. To do so, Microsoft has provided a set of services aimed at making it easier for developers to build applications that scale and elastically utilize physical or logical resources in the cloud. They have also provided a lot of value to lure customers away from services like Amazon S3. Depending on usage patterns, storage is cheaper on Azure and is also free for the first 8 months; the C# API and dev studio integration are... (more)

How to Backup Securely to EMC Atmos

EMC Session at Cloud Expo There are certainly many benefits to backing up your data to EMC Atmos, but how can users be sure that noone can look at their files after they’re backed up online? Until now, that was a nagging question with no good answer. With the introduction of AES 128-bit encryption for files backed up to EMC Atmos, Gladinet is tackling that concern head-on: The system encrypts users’ files on the storage client before saving them on the servers in their encrypted form. Cloud Desktop 2.0 allows EMC Atmos to be mapped as a network drive. To backup securely to EMC A... (more)

Cloud Gateway to Amazon S3

You are the IT admin of a 50-student team and you are thinking of providing cloud storage for each of the 50 students. Each will have around 10G cloud storage space. Each will have both home access and on-premise access to the storage. This is a typical use case for students in your department looking for places to store their project files and term papers. Why Cloud Storage? As the admin, you are looking for a low cost solution without the burden of maintenance. For 10G, the cost is around $1.5 per month per person for storage and some more for bandwidth. The cost is pretty low c... (more)