Rackspace Cloud Files lives up to the hype according to Network World

Filed in by Angela Bartels | August 25, 2010 8:05 am

[1]In their continuing tests of cloud computing[2] services, Network World[3] recently did tests on a series of cloud storage providers, including Racksp[4]ace Clo[5]ud Files[6]. Other services tested were Amazon S3, Egnyte’s On Demand File Server, Nasuni Cloud Storage, and Nirvanix’s Storage Delivery Network.

Here’s what the tests encompassed at a glance:

Network World quotes:

Rackspace delivered the best overall performance, with an average speed 2.57Mbps for uploads and roughly 650Kbps for downloads.

Click here to read the full article.[7]

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/cloud_hosting_products/files/
  2. cloud computing: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/what_is_cloud_computing/
  3. Network World: http://www.networkworld.com/
  4. Racksp: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/cloud_hosting_products/files/
  5. ace Clo: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/cloud_hosting_products/files/
  6. ud Files: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/cloud_hosting_products/files/
  7. Click here to read the full article.: http://www.networkworld.com/reviews/2010/082310-cloud-storage-test.html

Source URL: http://www.rackspace.com/blog/rackspace-cloud-files-live-ups-to-the-hype-according-to-network-world/