Getting On The Cloud: 12 Cloud Storage Gateways
Joseph F. Kovar
Bringing The Cloud To The Customer: Cloud Storage Gateways
While businesses increasingly see the benefit of storing data in the cloud, few want to move all their data to an off-site provider. Instead, businesses are more likely to keep part of their data on-premise, whether for security or compliance reasons or by habit. Cloud storage gateways are a relatively painless way to bring cloud storage to customers. These are hardware appliances or virtual machines that use standard networking protocols to bring application data seamlessly to a third-party cloud, letting backups, recovery, or other tasks get done as if the data is on-site.
Here are a dozen cloud storage gateways ready to help move customers to the cloud.