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The Dark Side of the Cloud: Sidekick Customers Lose All Their Data
Written by Daniel   
Monday, 12 October 2009 17:29

An outage causes users to lose their pictures and other personal data, casting doubts on the cloud

Jason Mick (Blog) - October 12, 2009 9:42 AM

Cloud computing is one of the hottest buzz words in the computer industry today.  All of the biggest companies -- Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Yahoo -- are trying to jump on it and figure out how to sell it to customers.  However, outages in service have led many to doubt whether the cloud -- offloading storage, computing and other resources to a centralized external location -- is really such a good idea.  [Comments...]

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