Enterprises once relied on a variety of physical storage devices, both on-site and off, to manage backups–everything from tapes, disks and DVDs to USB drives. Now the cloud is replacing these storage options, providing additional functionality that enables users to not only back up data but also share and collaborate. However, while there are of plenty of cloud storage options available to businesses, there is a lot to consider before selecting a provider. Read more at Network Computing.
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