We are seeing more and more Enterprises deploying OpenStack Swift as an
enterprise wide object storage platform. After that, they are looking for a
sync and share solution that they can self-host and self-deploy, side by side
with their OpenStack Swift solution.
This article documents a quick and easy setup of Gladinet Cloud Enterprise as
the enterprise sync and share solution on top of OpenStack Swift.
Step 1: OpenStack Swift as the Storage Layer
First the enterprise need to have a storage layer. Most likely they will use
OpenStack Swift. It can start with a simple 4-nodes or 6-nodes setup and
scale to bigger size later on.
The OpenStack Swift can have either private API access or public API access.
Either one is fine.
Step 2: Install Gladinet Cloud Enterprise
The second step will be install Gladinet Cloud Enterprise, where the Gladinet
Cloud Enterprise servers can ... (more)
The following video shows how to setup a service template inside HP
CloudSystem Matrix with basic Windows Server 2008 R2. After that, we can
start the virtual machine and install the Gladinet Cloud Enterprise in the HP
The end game is an enterprise private sync and share solution running inside
the CloudSystem Matrix/Virtual Machine/Virtual Network environment.
As Gladinet Cloud Enterprise got adopted more and more into Enterprise, we
have seen bigger and bigger Active Directory setups that we need to support.
The following video demonstrates multi-domain AD forest support. The goal is
to support big multi-national corporations with multiple Active Directories
and with 200K+ users.
We opened up an Internet poll last week about which cloud storage do you use.
The poll will continue to be open for vote at Gladinet blog. The early
results are interesting.
It looks like many readers are familiar with Google Docs and Microsoft
Windows SkyDrive. Not surprising since both Google and Microsoft are big
brand names. Both services are free. Both services were introduced long ago
(Google Docs in 2006 and SkyDrive in 2007)
It is interesting to see Amazon S3 has a big lead over the rest of the crowd,
especially over Windows Azure Storage. It is possible that Windows Azur... (more)
Amazon S3 has been on the market since 2006. It is an excellent cloud storage
service, mostly for developers and independent software vendors (ISV) to
integrate into their products and resell to end users. It was less known as a
consumer product but getting more popular as an online storage solution,
together with the ISV’s products.
Amazon Cloud Drive is brand new, about 3 weeks old, a new entry into the
market as a consumer product. It is an online storage and also an online
music streaming service. It is also built on top of Amazon S3 itself.
If you are an Amazon S3 customer a... (more)