Cloud Storage

meatcologneInternet and Web Development

Nov 3, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

70 views

Cloud Storage

Maria

Evans

Tam

Huynh

Kieu

Le

Mark Singh



What
is
cloud
storage?


History


J.C.R.
Licklider



One of the fathers of the cloud
based computing idea.


Global network that allows access from
anywhere at anytime.


Technological limits of the 60’s.


Concept


Cloud
storage is a service model in which data is
maintained, managed and backed up remotely and
made available to users over a network (typically the
Internet).


How does
cloud storage
work?


Redundancy


Core of cloud
computing


Equipment


Data servers


Power supplies


Data files


Replication


Cloud Storage
-

Personal Use
Benefits

iCloud


iCloud

is a service provided by Apple



5GB storage space is free of cost



Once the
iCloud

is used you can
share your stored data on any of your
different Apple devices



Aceess

to all files, music, calendar,
email




Only
iOS

5 has
iCloud

installed




Cloud Storage
-

Business
Benefits


With cloud storage, there's no need for CDs,
external hard drives, or localized servers


Data is quickly and automatically updated in the
cloud and available for your retrieval whenever
you need it


Should your office become the victim of a burglary, fire, or natural
disaster, your data is safe and secure in the cloud, even if your physical
assets are destroyed.


One of the greatest benefits of cloud storage is its ability to grow with
its users


With no need for physical, on
-
site storage space, you can have a
smaller workspace, less equipment to buy, and fewer IT employees to
maintain your equipment and manage your data


IT staff's can spend more time to focusing on other important tasks to
help your business growth.


What are the negatives to
cloud computing?


Security:
Many companies may not want to hand over
their data to an external organization to store, fearing that
they may not have the right security software to protect the
company’s data.



Performance:

There were several incidents that some
cloud
-
service providers temporarily went down or lost
customer’s data.


What does it cost to users?


Things to consider:


What does the company or you need out of the
service


Storage Space


Budget


Performance


Typical transfer rate 2
-
3Mb/sec


Technical Support


Data Protection


Disaster Recovery


Comprehensive Backup


Security


First 1 TB / month

$0.140 per GB

Next 49 TB / month

$0.125 per GB

Next 450 TB / month

$0.110 per GB

Next 500 TB / month

$0.095 per GB

Next 4000 TB / month

$0.080 per GB

Over 5000 TB / month

$0.055 per GB

Home:

Business:

Packages:

3

2

Price Range:

$7.95
-

$24.95

$49.95
-

$159.95

Storage Space:

2TB
-

5TB

2TB
-

10TB+

Users:

1

3
-

10+

Free Options

Questions?

References


http://www.ece.i i t.edu/~ubi sec/IWQoS09.pdf



http://webhostbl og.com/2009/05/5
-
consi derati ons
-
when
-
choosi ng
-
cloud
-
storage/



http://searchcl oudcomputi ng.techtarget.com/tutori al/Understandi ng
-
cl oud
-
computi ng
-
pri cing



http://thri venetworks.com/bl og/2011/08/25/what
-
you
-
shoul d
-
consi der
-
before
-
usi ng
-
cloud
-
storage/



http://onl i ne
-
storage
-
servi ce
-
revi ew.toptenrevi ews.com/index.html



http://aws.amazon.com/s3/#pri ci ng



http://freenuts.com/top
-
10
-
free
-
cl oud
-
storage
-
servi ces
-
for
-
you
-
to
-
back
-
up
-
and
-
sync
-
fi les/



http://www.l i vedri ve.com/



http://computer.howstuffworks.com/cloud
-
computing/cloud
-
storage1.htm



http://
www.computerweekly.com/feature/A
-
history
-
of
-
cloud
-
computing



http://www.wifinotes.com/other
-
technology
-
articles/what
-
is
-
icloud
-
by
-
apple.html



http://cloudcomputing.sys
-
con.com/node/1681270



http://cloudstoragestrategy.com/business
-
strategy/