Show Me the Gateway – Taking Storage to the Cloud

Show Me the Gateway – Taking Storage to the Cloud | Nasuni

November 19, 2013

Whether for economic, technical or simply follow-the-herd reasons, enterprises are feeling the gravitational pull of cloud computing, particularly when it comes to storage, one of the more expensive pieces of any IT infrastructure. But cloud storage providers are currently delivering their services on their own terms — typically through an application programming interface. The bulk of the storage market however, is based on block- or file-based access for conventional enterprise applications, which is far different from the service provider preferred implementation of a REST or SOAP API. Simply put, an API alone is not going to get the enterprise to the cloud.

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