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Cloud bursting on the horizon

Cloud-based storage is finally ready to come of age, writes Brian Skelly

3rd October, 2009

Is storage-as-a-utility finally coming of age?

While enterprises have for decades built their own storage infrastructure, the internet has given rise to a new phenomenon – cloud based storage, whereby storage is delivered as a service via the internet.

Ten years ago, during the heady dotcom days, the concept of storage as a utility was first envisaged. Now these services have finally become available.

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