Your storage in the Cloud

Hans De Leenheer comments on the various cloud storage offerings from TwinStrata, CloudBerry, StorSimple, VMware Octopus/Horizon, Amazon, and others.

Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, bleh bleh bleh, … get over it, it is all called CLOUD and it will remain that way for a while. What I haven’t talked about yet is CLOUD STORAGE. What is it and how can you and I use it? I’ll try to get to a basic overview of what it means and how you could get started using it. As Cloud Storage will become much more important towards the future I see some blogposts coming up later this year with specific implementation possibilities.

Read more at: Your storage in the Cloud

About the author

Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

Leave a Comment