[ngw] Archiving on the cheap

Steve Bogdanski bogdansk at cvm.msu.edu
Wed May 26 19:04:54 UTC 2010


And for some recent (last year) examples of data loss from cloud/hosted storage:

Carbonite Loses Cloud-Based Data, Sues Storage Vendor
http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/887245

T-Mobile Sidekick Disaster: Danger's Servers Crashed, And They Don't Have A Backup
http://techcrunch.com/2009/10/10/t-mobile-sidekick-disaster-microsofts-servers-crashed-and-they-dont-have-a-backup/#ixzz0p41WeoWK 

>>> On 5/26/2010 at 2:54 PM, "Steve Bogdanski" <bogdansk at cvm.msu.edu> wrote:

Hear, hear! I totally agree.

It's not only access (security), but the lack of ability to verify that the third-party is managing your data properly (like backing it up) and allows for ways to "suck" your data back if plans change in the future and you want to take another route.

>>> On 5/26/2010 at 2:49 PM, Gert <gwcheck at gmail.com> wrote:

It's not worrying about storing the data but who has access and most of all who has intellectual property rights to YOUR data...
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