Google has increased the quota of free storage it offers on its cloud storage service Google Drive by threefold allowing users to store as much as 15GB of data instead of 5GB.
Users of AWS cloud are in for a great treat as all those who are having their data centers virtualized using Microsoft’s Hyper-V will now be able to mirror their data into Bezos’ yellow cloud, Amazon has announced.
Free users of RapidShare are in for a shocker as the online storage company has announced a change in its business model whereby non-premium users will only be allowed a limited storage space of 5GB and in case they decide not to pay for the extra space they are utilizing as of now, their data will be permanently deleted on April 3.
Seagate Technology, the world’s second largest hard drive manufacturer, has announced that it will stop making 2.5-inch, 7200-rpm laptop hard drives by the end of 2013.
Western Digital claims to have doubled the storage capacity of hard disk drives (HDD) by a special process called nanolithography – a process that imprints patterns on the thin film of hard drive platters where data is stored.
Microsoft unknowingly let a security certificate expire on Friday following which its Azure cloud services went down across the globe leaving its business users utilizing the storage service stranded for hours.
Seagate, two years ahead of schedule, is planning to ship its SMR (Shingled Magnetic Recording) drives sometime during the end of 2013 – the move which seemingly is a direct retaliation to Western Digital’s plan of launching helium gas-filled disk drives.
Good news for all those prospective users who were waiting for some sort of a push to open an account on the well known cloud storage service Box. The cloud storage company is offering 50 GB of free storage space to new users signing up on their website.
Efficient storage & retrieval of data in DNA may not be as far-fetched as it may have been thought before as researchers over at the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have invented a method through which data can be stored and retrieved in the form of DNA with 100 per cent accuracy.
Results of a new survey indicate that one in every five business users is using Dropbox to store and share work related documents.