Tag Archives: Azure

CloudBerry Backup Now Supports Azure Archive Blob Storage

CloudBerry Backup is receiving yet another update, making it the first cloud backup solution that natively supports Microsoft Azure's latest blob storage tier — Archival. In this post we briefly explain what that is and how you can take advantage of it to reduce your cloud storage fees.
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Amazon S3, MS Azure and Google Cloud Storage Pricing Comparison

Updated on 28/08/2017

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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Roth IT Services: Implementing Microsoft Azure is Extremely Easy and Painless

Roth IT Services is comprised of professionals whose experience gives a client a one-stop solution for IT needs, be it an office relocation, data protection, hardware failure, cloud migrations or maintenance. The company’s clients range from Government Agencies, Law Firms, Oilfield Companies, Engineering Firms, Accounting Firms to huge Mortgage Companies spread across 30 states.  Roth IT Services, however, provide the same backup services for all which includes data backups, image backups & specific exchange or SQL backups. Although the company has the option to take snapshots more frequently than once a day, it has yet to receive a request to do so by any of its clients.

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Requests and Data Transfer Prices in Azure, Google and AWS Compared

azure-google-aws-comparisonBesides data volume charge, using cloud storage you pay for data transfer and operation requests. In this post, we will consider these fees for the most popular cloud storage systems: Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.
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Introducing CloudBerry Backup 5.1 with Image-Based Backup Enhancements

We are glad to introduce the updated CloudBerry Backup 5.1 with some great features included. We implemented a possibility to exclude files from image-based backup and you can now resize NTFS partitions during image-based restoration.

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Introducing CloudBerry Backup for Linux 1.8

We are constantly working on Linux version of CloudBerry Backup and the new version 1.8 is now ready to download! There are some GUI and under-the-hood improvements, alongside with support of S3 compatible cloud storage, Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration and Amazon S3 China region.  Continue reading

Introducing CloudBerry Backup for Mac 1.8

We are constantly working on Mac version of CloudBerry Backup and the new version 1.8 is now ready to download! There are some GUI and under-the-hood improvements, alongside with support of S3 compatible cloud storage, Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration and Amazon S3 China region. We have also included the option to prevent Mac from sleep mode while backup is in progress. Continue reading

Manage Bandwidth in CloudBerry Backup for Synology/QNAP 1.7

Blog post implies to CloudBerry Backup for Synology/QNAP 1.7 and later.

Each backup case demonstrates different requirements to the bandwidth. That's why we've added a new feature to CloudBerry Backup that helps to manage the network connection for your backups.

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How to Backup on Windows Server Core with CloudBerry Backup

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup 4.0 and later.

Windows Server 2012 Core Edition saves computing resources of the machine by cutting down such features as graphical user interface and inessential services. Nevertheless, user data still needs to be kept safe. In this post we will find out how to install and configure CloudBerry Backup on Windows Server Core. Continue reading

Azure VM vs Amazon EC2 vs Google CE: Cloud Computing Comparison

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If you look for a cloud VM infrastructure, there are 3 biggest cloud systems available: Amazon Elastic Cloud 2, Google Compute Engine and Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines. Since it’s still hard to choose the right one, we are going to explain key differences to make the choice easier.
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