Cloud storage now provides a real alternative to the capital expense of new hardware, with infinitely scalable capacity at steadily decreasing prices. When building a business continuity strategy, a more and more organizations are finding that cloud storage costs less than maintaining a warm site. In addition, many companies are using cloud services that specialize in handling data covered by regulatory law.
This PDF report provides the following benefits:
A guide to the cloud storage services and how to choose among a wide range of pricing and availability options
How cloud storage services integrate with on-premise storage utilities and even application-aware storage systems
A discussion of developing cloud storage standards and how they may affect the risk of potential lock-in when using today's cloud services