An interesting post asked the question why Amazon S3 is considered cheaper than the alternative - excerpt below: With a price tag of $0.150/GB/month, storing 1TB of data costs around $150/month on Amazon S3. But this is a recurring amount. So, for the same amount of data it would cost $1800/year and $3600/2-years. And this [...]
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Cloud admin on 24 Jan 2009
An interesting article at EBizQ looks at some recent analyst reports and supports the prediction that the current global downturn in the economy has resulted in a cost-conscious, capex-constrained economic environment in which cloud and SaaS are more appealing than ever. Firstly they look at email and come to the conclusion that running an in-house email [...]