08-29-2011, 03:52 PM #1
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Cloud Storage: Is the Gain in Space Worth the Pain? Discussion
Whether you're a PC user with a smartphone or two on hand, or an IT manager with a data center at your command, you might now be thinking about storing information in the cloud, if you aren't doing so already. Consumer services like Live Mesh and SugarSync -- and enterprise offerings from providers such as RackSpace -- can substantially cut down on your hardware costs. On the other hand, though, it could be that you've been scared off by cloud glitches at places like Dropbox and Sony's PlayStation Network (PSN) for gamers -- and before that, on Microsoft's old Danger service for Sidekick users. Are the gains you'll get from all that extra space really worth the potential pain?
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