After the Gladinet Cloud Desktop 1.4.232 release, it is fairly easy to manage
Azure Blob Storage from your Windows Explorer directly.
(1) Map a Network Drive Letter to the Azure Blob Storage
You can map multiple Azure Blob Storage Account as side-by-side virtual
folders in the same network drive. You can do drag-and-drop between local
drive and the Azure drive.
(2) Schedule Automatic Backup of Files-by-Type.
You can backup documents, pictures, music or videos to Azure Blob Storage.
(3) Schedule Automatic Backup of Local Folders
You can pick local folders to backup to Azure Blob Storage or multiple Azure
Blob Storage accounts. You can even backup to Azure Blob Storage + Amazon S3
+ AT&T Synaptic Storage + Nirvanix Storage + EMC Atmos Online Storage all at
the same time.
(4) Cloud-to-Cloud Backup
You can backup Google Docs to Microsoft Azure Blob ... (more)
Azure at Cloud Expo
Cloud Computing Expo - Azure was in Public Preview for quite some time now.
In our previous posts about Windows Azure, we went directly into how to map a
network drive to Azure Blob Storage and start setting up backup tasks to
We didn’t mention exactly how to acquire a Windows Azure account since it
was invitation only.
Yesterday, Windows Azure was transitioned from Public Preview mode to Full
Production mode. It took me a while to understand how to setup the Azure
account and start using the Azure Storage. I will share the steps here in
Azure Sessions at Cloud Expo
So much happened in January 2010 for the cloud storage world.
First was the Windows Azure Platform went from public preview to full
production. Second was Google Docs opened up for any file type
upload/download, effectively making it a GDrive in the cloud.
How would these affect you? This article will compare the two cloud storage
offerings from price, speed, usability, service level agreement and to
Google’s storage cost = 25c / Gigabyte / year = 2c / Gigabyte / month.
There is no additional transfer cost.
Windows Azure’... (more)
Have you ever asked any of the following questions?
How can I get remote access to all the files on all my computers? How can my
employees gain remote access to all the files they need when they are not in
the office? Is there a file sharing solution that allows files to be shared
from any desktop, server, or the cloud? Is there any way to avoid spending
days uploading all my files to the cloud just so I can share them or access
them remotely? Can I create a private cloud for all my local and cloud
Gladinet has introduced a new service called Gladinet Cloud Space which
With the release of Gladinet Cloud Desktop version 2.4, Rackspace CloudFiles
is now supported.
With Gladinet Cloud Desktop, you can map a network drive to Rackspace
CloudFiles and do drag and drop transfers. You can sync a local folder’s
content to Rackspace CloudFiles. You can also enable CDN for the container so
the files you transferred up to CloudFiles can be integrated to CDN services.
Step 1 – Mount the CloudFiles Account
Now CloudFiles is in Windows Explorer.
Step 2 – Create Sync Folder to CloudFiles
If you only need to do ad-hoc drag and drop to transfer files between ... (more)