CloudBerry Lab Supports New Microsoft Azure Cool Blob Storage

Today Microsoft announced “Blob storage account” with cool and hot tier. All CloudBerry Lab's solutions, including: CloudBerry Backup, CloudBerry Explorer and CloudBerry Drive  are fully compatible with Azure Cool Blob Storage from the day one. Continue reading

Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration Explained

Cloud world standards constantly become more demanding and high upload rates become a must, especially in business analytics and other real-time data processing areas. Being the world's leading provider of cloud solutions, Amazon Web Services intends to meet this challenge. So, a feature ensuring faster data transfer called Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration was added to Amazon S3.
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Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration in CloudBerry Backup

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Backup 4.8.2 and later.

Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration is a new built-in feature of Amazon S3. When enabled, it speeds up the data exchange with this bucket up to 6 times. So this feature was added to CloudBerry solutions at once after it was released by Amazon. Here we are going to explain how to enable it in CloudBerry Backup. 

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Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration in CloudBerry Explorer

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Explorer 4.6 and later.

Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration is a new built-in feature of Amazon S3 announced today. When enabled, it speeds up data transfer to Amazon S3 bucket to up to 6 times. We supported this new feature in CloudBerry Explorer for Amazon S3 the same day Amazon Web Services announced it. Here we are going to explain how to enable Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration in CloudBerry Explorer.  Continue reading

CloudBerry Backup for Synology Now Supports Google Cloud

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup for Synology 1.6 and later.

If you use Synology NAS devices, we would like to bring to your notice a new Cloudberry Backup for Synology feature — support of Google Cloud. It is a business-ready “brother” of Google Drive which can store your backups along with other data. Here you can find details.

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CloudBerry Backup for QNAP Now Supports Google Cloud

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup for QNAP 1.6 and later.

If you use QNAP NAS storage devices, we would like to bring to your notice a new Cloudberry Backup for QNAP feature — Google Cloud support. It is a business-ready “brother” of Google Drive which can store your backups along with other data. Here you can find details.
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Amazon S3, MS Azure and Google Cloud Storage Pricing Comparison

Updated on 4/18/2016

Amazon S3 is a public object storage that helps individuals and enterprises to store and retrieve data. For a few years of its existence the Amazon has regularly announced price cuts for Simple Storage Services. Its main competitors — Google Cloud Storage and Microsoft Azure are running face to face and also systematically decrease cloud storage costs to undercut Amazon pricing.

CloudBerry Lab develops a number of software solutions for managing cloud data and for cloud backup. Our products support more than 15 cloud storage services, including Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Storage. To help our customers better navigate on constantly changing cloud storage market we decided to prepare a short article comparing Microsoft Azure, Google Storage and Amazon S3 prices.
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Azure Backup vs CloudBerry Backup to Azure

If you use Microsoft Azure for a while, you probably know about it’s native backup tool - Azure Backup. In this post we are going to carry out a quick comparison of Azure Backup and CloudBerry Backup used with Microsoft Azure. We think CloudBerry would serve as a nice alternative for customers who aim at higher flexibility and more options of control. So, let's get started. Continue reading

OpenStack Keystone Authentication Explained

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To continue our conversation about authentication and authorization, we took a decision to consider OpenStack Keystone. This technology allows to make sure of the user’s identity and enhance security of requests sent to OpenStack Services API without making outside access more complicated.

This article will be of use to everybody who wants to get an idea about OpenStack authentication and take a close look at its basic principles and logic. Continue reading